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FIT LIFE: Active travel not as popular in U.S. as elsewhere

When my husband and I lived in The Netherlands several years ago, we noticed that the Dutch take a much different approach to travel than we do in North America. They seemed to walk and bike everywhere.

Research published in …

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Exercise addiction putting more at risk for health problems, new book co-authored by JU fitness expert argues

As in most years, making exercise a more regular habit is again a top New Year’s resolution this year, but a new book argues that a growing number of exercise enthusiasts are taking their passions too far—and it’s becoming a …

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Serving the memory of Catie Carter – one Nursing scholarship at a time

Catie Carter would be proud. Proud to see so many of the nurses who cared for her as she battled childhood cancer now receive the tuition funding they need to complete or advance their Nursing educations in the Jacksonville University …

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Workaholic: Are you addicted to exercise?

By Heather Hausenblaus
Illustrations by Amalia Galdona-Broche ‘16 

Have you ever noticed an avid exerciser at your local gym — someone who is always running on the treadmill for long lengths of time or hovering around the weight room well …

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FIT LIFE: Going Green with your exercise regime

I grew up hearing my parents constantly telling me and my brothers to “go outside and get some fresh air.” It looks like they were on to something.

Exercise is well known to provide physical and psychological health benefits. But …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Is tiredness related to age, fitness or anemia?

Have you ever felt tired? Maybe slightly more short of breath while walking? Just don’t feel like yourself? Is this normal, or could it be a symptom of an underlying medical condition?

Let’s take a closer look at a case

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FIT LIFE: Do you get enough ‘sunshine vitamin?’

We may live in the Sunshine State, but are we getting enough of the sunshine vitamin, better known as vitamin D?

Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that about three out of four U.S. teens

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All about that lab: New equipment and updated spaces a boon to Science and Nursing students

Labconco Purifier Logic + Class 2 bio-safety hoods. VWR Symphony air-jacketed CO2 incubators. BMT Laboratory Sterilizer Sterivap SP666-1 autoclave. Abbott Laboratories IIC-6 laminar flow hood. Movex TERFU snorkel exhaust ventilation system.

All that verbiage may not mean much to the …

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