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FIT LIFE: Is air pollution and exercise a toxic mix?

Chances are we can all agree that exercise is good for us and air pollution is not. In fact, air pollution can take years off, while exercise can add years to, our life span. In other words, exercise reduces, while …

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Faculty Profile: School of Applied Health Sciences welcomes Dr. Raul Prezas

Dr. Raul Prezas is an Assistant Professor at Jacksonville University in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders/School of Applied Health Sciences. Dr. Prezas received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from …

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Latest in reading, language techniques coming to JU students after renowned OGI training held on campus

Some of the latest methods in reading and language education will now be available to JU students after the School of Education and Brooks Rehabilitation College of Heathcare Sciences recently hosted world-renowned Ron Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham International (OGI) training.

The week-long …

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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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First Health Informatics master’s in region addresses industry need for ‘Big Data’ analytics

Responding to a changing healthcare industry demanding data expertise, JU’s colleges of Health Sciences and Business have collaborated to create the first health informatics master’s degree in the region, to prepare graduates for the workforce with the most relevant skills …

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FIT LIFE: Going Green with your exercise regime

I grew up hearing my parents constantly telling me and my brothers to “go outside and get some fresh air.” It looks like they were on to something.

Exercise is well known to provide physical and psychological health benefits. But …

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