The fifth annual interdisciplinary panel discussion presented by Jacksonville University’s College of Arts and Sciences, titled “The Walking Dread: Society, Plague, and Zombies,” promises a provocative blend of discussion on scientific and medical discoveries, societal fears, literature and even …Read More »
Have you ever had an older adult family member become disoriented, or confused about who they are? Perhaps all of a sudden they could not recognize close family members. Or they were tired and experiencing a lack
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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
Most American adults do not get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night – and that’s not good for our health.
When we get less sleep than needed,