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September is National Emergency Preparedness Month

Source: www.ready.gov/ The likelihood that you and your family will survive a house fire depends as much on having a working smoke detector and an exit strategy, as on a well-trained fire department. The same is true for surviving a terrorist attack or other emergency. We must have the tools…


Adults Need Immunizations, Too

Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Immunizations are NOT just for kids! Regardless of age, we ALL need immunizations to keep us healthy. With time, immunity from childhood vaccines can wear off and you may be at risk for new and different diseases. With adulthood comes responsibility, including the…


Hurricane Readiness

Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention You can’t stop a tropical storm or hurricane, but you can take steps now to protect yourself and your family. If you live in coastal areas at risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages you to begin preparing yourself for…


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) reminds us that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we each can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. For more information about how you can…


NSU Pediatrics Clinic to Open Saturdays

Nova Southeastern University’s Pediatrics Clinic is now open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. To make an appointment, please call 954-262-4100. The clinic will keep its normal hours from Monday to Friday.


College of Osteopathic Medicine to host International Geriatrics Training Institute, Starts Feb. 15

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) will host the 6th Annual Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute on Feb. 15 and 16. Held at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute classroom located at University Park Plaza, 3420 S. University Drive, the training institute will…


HPD’s Ethics Bowl, Feb. 13

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will be hosting the Ethics Bowl on Feb. 13 at the NSU Health Professions Division’s Chancellor’s Dining Room on main campus.  The Ethics Bowl is built on the belief that to be an ethical thinker, you’ve got to be open to a…


Free Webcast Available for Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine Conference, Jan. 26

NSU will be hosting a conference on Saturday, Jan. 26 about the upcoming opening of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Knight Auditorium of the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus….


COM to host CFS/ME & Gulf War Illness 2013 – A Celebration of Hope & Progress

The College of Osteopathic Medicine will host CFS/ME & Gulf War Illness 2013 – A Celebration of Hope & Progress on Jan. 26, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Knight Auditorium, Carl DeSantis Building. Cost is $25 minimum donation; lunch and refreshments will be provided. For more information, send…


Anxiety, Excessive Worrying or Stress? Help is Available at NSU

Anxiety is very common, but when it is excessive, uncontrollable, and impairing, it may be the sign of a treatable disorder. The Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) provides psychological services for individuals experiencing anxiety, excessive worry, fear, stress, uneasiness, and/or apprehension. Although many people experience fears that are limited to…


Twelve Health and Safety Tips for the Holidays

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pay special attention to your health and be safe this holiday season. Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips. You can listen to a holiday health podcast, send the song to your friends and…


November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes and the EYE: Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body produces little or no insulin.  It affects many parts of the body, including the eyes. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. The major cause of blindness in people with diabetes is diabetic…


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same….


Get your Flu Shot at the NSU Employee Health & Wellness Fair, Oct. 18

You are invited to take part in the Employee Health & Wellness Fair that will take place on Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm in the Don Taft University Center basketball courts, 2nd floor. If you have not received your flu vaccines you can get them at the…


Raise Awareness about Ovarian Cancer: Wear Teal Day, Sept. 7

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Friday, Sept. 7 is Wear Teal Day. Show your support for women with ovarian cancer by wearing teal (ovarian cancer awareness color) on Sept. 7. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic…


September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

In a Presidential Proclamation dated September 12011, President Obama named September,  “National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month” in an effort to raise awareness and support of this deadly disease. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), varian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers in the United States…


Now Available! Complimentary Valet Parking for Patients at NSU’s Ziff Center

Parking at the Dental, Optometry and Medical clinics and the Student Medical Center located in  the Sanford L. Ziff Center, is now complimentary valet parking for patients only. A select number of parking spaces in front of the NSU Pharmacy will remain available for Pharmacy patrons only. Valet tickets will…


Six Key Signs That Memory Loss May Be Serious

This recent article by Health Prime International may provide important information to those who are  aging and have concerns about being forgetful. Is it just old age or may this be signs of more serious problem? Robert S. Oller, D.O. Chief Executive Officer Division of Clinical Operations Six Key Signs…


Keep your kids safe during Summer!

Summer with kids at home can be stressful for parents who active, excited children who want to enjoy all of the benefits of summer vacation.  Extra vigilance is required to prevent injury and keep kids safe while they enjoy the sun and outdoor activities. This is the perfect time to get reacquainted with information about how to keep…


Stay Safe while Swimming!

Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Having fun while you swim this summer means knowing how to prevent recreational water illnesses (RWIs) and injuries. Learn how to stay healthy and safe while enjoying the water! Swimming is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States (1)….


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