Home » Topics » Health

Health

JU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Leader Named to JBJ 40 UNDER 40

Dr. Whitney George, Assistant Professor and an original faculty member of Jacksonville University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program stands among some of Jacksonville’s brightest young leaders. They innovate, serve, create, imagine, launch, enterprise, and blaze the way forward—and they’ve done …

Read More »

HEALTHY LIFE: Holistic Practices Meet Traditional Western Medicine

By Charles Harvey, MSN, RN, CNOR & Pam Rillstone, PhD, APRN, CNS-BS, FT

Ever wonder why some days seem worse than others? Maybe a recent doctor’s visit revealed a blood pressure higher than expected even though you feel that you’re …

Read More »

Expert Panel Explores Patient Safety Solutions for Victims of Human Trafficking at Annual QSEN Forum

By Sheri Webber

About one in four human trafficking survivors come into contact with a healthcare professional at some point. But some members of the medical community feel they lack the awareness, training, and collaborative network necessary to combat the …

Read More »

HEALTHY LIFE: Are you sure it’s a migraine?

By Kathleen Kavanagh DMH, MSN Ed, RN

Have you or a loved one ever experienced a painful migraine headache that became more frequent and chronic?

Some causes of migraines include a family tendency or genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, weather related …

Read More »

HEALTHY LIFE: A Healthy Body Image Means Every Body Matters

Nursed to Health, a recurring feature in The Florida Times-Union, has a new name—Healthy Life. Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty discuss symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments based on patient cases handled by instructors, students, and

Read More »

HEALTHY LIFE: Why Children Act This Way

By Sandra Brown, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, BCBA

Nursed to Health, a recurring feature in The Florida Times-Union, has a new name—Healthy Life. Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty discuss symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments based on

Read More »

FIT LIFE: Can exercise become an addiction?

By Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Have you ever noticed a very enthusiastic exerciser at your gym – someone who hogs the elliptical or does multiple fitness classes in a row five, six or even seven days a week? Perhaps you have …

Read More »

HEALTHY LIFE: New Cholesterol Guidelines Just Released

Nursed to Health, a recurring feature in The Florida Times-Union, has a new name—Healthy Life. Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty discuss symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments based on patient cases handled by instructors, students, and

Read More »