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Eighth annual St. Johns River Report reveals improvements, concerns

The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveals there are concerns of deterioration, as well as some indicators—some good and some …

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JU partners with NFL, Jaguars, JSMP to educate certified athletic trainers for Duval high schools

Jacksonville University is partnering with the Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL and Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program in “Project 17” to educate and place full-time certified athletic trainers in 17 Duval County public high schools by 2020.

Helping lead the way in preparing …

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RIVER LIFE: Kingfish tournament gets people hooked on nature

The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.

I have been working with

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Latest sports injury emergency treatment methods highlighted at JU lecture event July 27

Athletic trainers, team physicians and emergency personnel will hear the latest in treatment of sports-related spinal injuries, heat illness and breathing problems at the annual Emergency Medical Management in Sports Update July 27 at Jacksonville University.JSMP logo

The event, presented by …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Being vigilant about your blood pressure

One in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. It is a common health problem seen in medical offices and hospitals daily. If treated early and effectively, it can be well controlled.

But, if not controlled, it

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FIT LIFE: Is exercise the key to Fountain of Youth?

My birthday recently passed – not that I’

m going to reveal my actual age – but my brother texted me that I am halfway to 90. Most Gen X adults (those born between the early 1960s to the early …

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Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences offering Master’s in Mental Health Counseling

The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences continues its expansion of the School of Applied Health Sciences with the start of the region’s only hybrid-style mental health counseling master’s degree to equip graduates with expertise in both clinical mental health …

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RIVER LIFE: Rediscovering the St. Johns through young people’s eyes

We often hear people complaining about the “younger generation.” They are often portrayed as aimless, self-centered and too connected to their electronic devices to pay attention to what is happening right in front of them.

This week we wrapped up

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