United Health Foundation Partners with Florida State University to Establish Graduate-Level Concentration in Military Health

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The United Health Foundation has committed $1.25 million to Florida State University (FSU) College of Nursing to help nurse practitioners better address the distinct health needs of individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The three-year partnership will establish a graduate-level concentration in Military Health.

According to America’s Health Rankings’ latest Health of Those Who Have Served report, U.S. Armed Forces service members face distinct health challenges, such as higher rates of chronic disease and behavioral health concerns. The findings highlight a need for community-based providers to receive training in military cultural competency and evidence-based approaches for treating issues more commonly seen among those who have provided military service.

The three-year partnership with Florida State University College of Nursing will create a new graduate-level concentration in Military Health to train nurse practitioners to provide high-quality

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Improve Concentration and Memory With Blueberry’s Health Benefits

Want to do something to help improve concentration and memory? Try a glass of blueberry juice and you’ll be giving your brain a boost says a new study on blueberries health benefits in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

According to the groundbreaking research, a daily drink of wild blueberry juice improved the memory of older subjects who were known to have memory problems related to age.

Experts have long believed that what we eat and drink has an impact on thinking capacity, but this is the first work to show the benefit of a food like blueberries in helping the memory of older people who are already at risk for dementia.

While some lapses in memory or slowing down of thinking are a normal part of getting older, significant memory loss is not.

Surprisingly, the brain is able to produce new cells at any age, and can be … Read More