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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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Only weeks old, the College of Health Sciences’ new simulation center earns a coveted regional designation

It’s a new sought-after regional designation, and only the Simulation Training and Applied Research (STAR) Center in the College of Health Sciences has it for our area.

It is one of only four statewide hubs to be named a Regional …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Grief’s healing journey

No one is going to get through this life without experiencing some level of grief.

For most of us, when we think of grief, we think of the death of a loved one. This can be devastating, but loss of …

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National acclaim arrives for an “amazing” Active Minds chapter as it transforms the way students see mental health issues

The Active Minds group on campus is changing minds, busting myths and winning national attention.

The two-year-old Jacksonville University chapter of Active Minds (@ActiveMindsJU), which works to “change the conversation about mental health on campus,” has won a …

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FIT LIFE: Want to get in shape? Get a dog

There are many reasons almost 40 percent of U.S. households own a dog. Dogs provide constant companionship, give us unconditional love, make us happy and less stressed, teach responsibility to kids (and adults), and provide safety and entertainment. And caring …

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Risky Business: Adolescent Sexual Behavior and HPV

Dr. Christine Sapienza of Jacksonville University and Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy of the University of Central Florida were recent community discussion leaders at TEDxJacksonville’s salon on community health. In this online article published originally by Metro Jacksonville, they discuss

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