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HEALTHY LIFE: The truth about sun-caused skin cancer

We all have melanin, which gives our skin pigmentation. But some of us — because of genetics and ethnicity — have more than others.

In the past, it was believed the more melanin a person had, the less likely he …

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National acclaim for Dr. Teri Chenot’s nursing safety efforts

A Jacksonville University Nursing professor who has devoted years to helping improve patient care and safety is getting kudos nationally for her work and research.

Dr. Teri Chenot of the JU College of Health Sciences was invited to help plan …

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FIT LIFE: U.S. kids failing in physical activity

It’s that time of year for kids to bring home their academic report card. But what about their physical activity report card?The good news is that the first-ever U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth recently came …

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JU School of Nursing accepting first Veteran RN to BSN on-campus cohort as part of $870,000 federal grant

The Jacksonville University School of Nursing is now recruiting qualified veteran RNs into an on-campus cohort of students who will benefit from an $870,000 federal grant JU received to help them excel as they pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

The …

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Sapienza, DiFino of JU’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders invited as speech panelists

Dr. Christine Sapienza, JU College of Health Sciences Associate Dean,  and Dr. Sharon M. DiFino, Assistant Professor of Speech and Language Pathology, have been invited to speak on two separate upcoming conference panels.


DiFino has been accepted to speak …

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JU’s Dr. Sapienza presents at American Speech Language and Hearing Association conference

Dr. Christine Sapienza, College of Health Sciences Associate Dean, recently attended the American Speech Language and Hearing Association conference in Chicago.  She presented to more than 150 participants on the intervention technique called respiratory muscle strength training as an invited …

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JU’s Teri Chenot of College of Health Sciences helping plan national Nursing safety education meeting

JU’s Teri Chenot, Ed.D., RN, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences, is serving on the 2014 QSEN Institute National Forum Planning Committee.

The conference, titled “Creating Safe Harbor for Patients and Families,” is …

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