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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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Dr. Quinton White to Fall 2016 graduates: embrace life-changing events, be thankful for those who helped shape them

Life-changing experiences almost always occur without warning but often arise because of decisions we’ve made earlier, so take them as the gifts they are – and appreciate the people who helped make them possible.

That was part of the wisdom …

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“Mr. Marine Science of Northeast Florida” to deliver keynote at Commencement Dec. 17

“Mr. Marine Science of Northeast Florida,” JU Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Quinton White, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 400 graduating students as JU celebrates its Fall Commencement this Saturday, Dec. 17, under the oak canopy of …

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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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Professor Cari Coble’s elite certification will bring ‘Dance for PD’ classes to JU for Parkinson’s patients

Dance Professor Cari Coble has a hard time picking just one “best” moment from her dance classes that help patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Maybe it’s the grandchild who got to know grandma through the program. It could be one of …

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