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Chair Yoga Effective Way to Treat Osteoarthritis

By | January 11, 2017

The first study to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life.

FAU's College of Nursing Receives $275,000 Gift

By | December 21, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently received two gifts totaling $275,000 from local philanthropist, business owner and nurse Christine E. Lynn.

Study Shows How Social Media Sites Help Transplant Patients

By | December 8, 2016

Researchers in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing conducted a unique study to explore how transplant recipients use social media sites for support and healing.

'Keep Memories Alive - Walking with the Stars Affair'

By | September 12, 2016

FAU's Caring Hearts Auxiliary of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center will host "Keep Memories Alive -- Walking with the Stars Affair" on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. at the Town Center at Boca Raton.

New Technology Provides a 'Voice' for Hospitalized Patients

By | September 8, 2016

A tablet-based communication application called "Speak for Myself(TM)," developed at FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, is proving to be an invaluable tool empowering patients who are voiceless.

FAU Receives $2 Million Grant for Advanced Nursing Program

By | August 30, 2016

FAU's College of Nursing will use the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to grow South Florida's primary care workforce and address unmet health care needs of underserved populations.

New Chair of College of Nursing Advisory Board

By | July 12, 2016

Teresa "Terry" Fedele, a nurse and retired hospital executive who has served as a member of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing's Advisory Board since 2013, will now serve as chair of the board.

Driving, Dementia - Gauging Safe Driving in Older Adults

By | July 6, 2016

Almost half of all drivers are over the age of 65. With declining cognitive processes in older adults such as Alzheimer's disease, there is concern for public safety and unsafe driving in this population.

Grant Helps Health Center Expand Care for Patients in Need

By | June 28, 2016

FAU's Westgate Community Health Center has received a $600,000 grant from the Farris Foundation to increase access to nurse-led primary and mental care services for underserved populations.

Study Reveals if Spirituality Helps Grieving Parents Cope

By | June 8, 2016

A racially and ethnically diverse nursing study examined parents' mental health and personal growth following their child's death in the hospital, and the role of spirituality or religion in helping them cope.

 
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