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Study Shows Lack of Meaning in Life Linked to Addiction

By | August 17, 2015

A commonly used treatment in addiction is the 12-step model developed in the 1930s. Yet, surprisingly, there is no clear understanding about how to nurture spirituality among people struggling with addictions.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2015 Commencement

By | August 7, 2015

Florida Atlantic University conferred more than 1,700 degrees on August 4 during three commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus.

New Medical Students to Receive First Doctor's White Coats

By | August 5, 2015

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will celebrate its fifth White Coat Ceremony as it officially welcomes the incoming class of 2015 on Friday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.

FAU Pre-med Student and Surgeon Collaborate on New, Alternative Procedure to Radical Mastectomy

By | August 3, 2015

Elizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and FAU student, has spent more than 640 hours shadowing Hilton Becker, M.D. In 2014, she had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure, using a revolutionary procedure develop... Moreed by Becker that is an alternative to radical mastectomy.

FAU Awarded $2.1 Million to Study Effectiveness of Medication for Schizophrenia

By | June 30, 2015

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine was recently awarded a $2.1 million, two-year contract by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. to conduct a study to examine the effectiveness of an injectable long-acting anti... Morepsychotic medication for schizophrenia and its impact on 30-day hospital readmission rates.

FAU Implements University-Wide HeartMath Training

By | June 25, 2015

Florida Atlantic University is the first university nationwide to institutionalize HeartMath training for its faculty, staff and students.

Leading Neuroscientist at FAU Available as Expert on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Forms of Dementia

By | June 15, 2015

Every 67 seconds someone is the United States develops Alzheimer's disease or some form of dementia. It's the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and it's the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that canno... Moret be prevented, cured or slowed.

 
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