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HEALTHY LIFE: Could an infection be underlying diabetes?

People with Type 2 Diabetes are at an increased risk to develop infections. But what if you don’t know if you have Type 2 Diabetes?

According to recent estimates, about 8 percent of the U.S. population is affected by Type …

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JU enters world stage of ocean research with ‘OCEARCH at Jacksonville University’ partnership

You can’t change the future of the ocean on a fisherman’s story.

So says Chris Fischer, the charismatic founder of world-renowned marine research outfit OCEARCH. The bona fides of academic expertise, peer-reviewed published research and acclaimed scientists are needed to …

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RIVER LIFE: Salt/fresh water a huge river dynamic

One of the more variable factors with which plants and animals must contend in the St. Johns River is salinity, or salt concentration in the water. Yet it is also critically important to many species. Few can handle a wide …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Mystery symptoms linked to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

It can affect major organ systems such as those for the kidneys, brain, joints, heart and skin.

It affects women 10 times more than men, and is more common in African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians ages 15 to 40.

Yet it’s …

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RIVER LIFE: Here’s to the new year — and resolutions for the St. Johns

New Year’s resolutions are important to many people, so when a good friend mentioned recently how much impact a group of people can have when they work together, I thought, how about some resolutions for the river! Perhaps people living …

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Federal Agency Partners with Lutheran Services Florida and JU to Increase Workforce in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Field

Lutheran Services Florida  Health Systems (LSF), in partnership with  Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to implement and evaluate an enhanced Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) …

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RIVER LIFE: Memories of oysters and oyster roasts

November in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia brings shorter days, cooler weather, Thanksgiving, roast turkey with oyster dressing — and the St. Johns Riverkeeper Annual Oyster Roast.

There is something about this time of year that makes me think of …

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