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Health Sciences Dean Dr. Christine Sapienza wins ‘Woman of Influence’ award

Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, is already known worldwide for her clinical trials on airway protection, mentoring thousands of students and clinicians, initiating community outreach on voice and respiratory rehabilitation and …

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RIVER LIFE: Water is anything but simple

Last month’s River Life column discussed how temperature affects the marvelous diversity of life that occurs in the St. Johns River.

Everything from those charismatic megafauna that everyone loves: sharks, dolphins and manatees; to the huge diversity of freshwater, estuarine

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RIVER LIFE: There’s a lot to measure when it comes to water

One of the marvelous things about the lower basin of the St. Johns River is the diversity of life that can exist within its banks.

In addition to the charismatic megafauna, those large animals that everyone loves, like dolphins and

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Record single-day manatee count announced by marine science researchers

The number of manatees in local waters surged to the highest single-day counts since surveys by Jacksonville University researchers began more than two decades ago, rising 15 percent to 217 over the previous record of 189 in 2012.

However, researchers …

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HEALTHY LIFE: How to cope with anxiety

Almost all of us have experienced some level of anxiety at some point in our lives.

In fact, mild anxiety is helpful in that it increases our perceptual field and our ability to get things done, as well as alerts …

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