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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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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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