Mental health talk: “Depression and anxiety in children and teens”

Published Apr 30
On Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, The Ohio State University Office of the Chief Wellness Officer will host an important discussion that every parent should hear. “Depression and Anxiety in Children and Teens: What Every Parent Must Know” will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on May 7 in 168 Newton Hall, located at 1585 Neil Avenue.
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Groundbreaking national consortium issues call to action to improve population health and wellness of academic communities

Published Apr 28
The National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities has challenged colleges and universities across the United States to take action to make a difference in the health and wellness of their campuses.
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National experts to highlight wellness innovations

Published Apr 20
National experts in health and wellness will gather to highlight and share best practices in promoting and sustaining wellness at the 2015 Building Healthy Academic Communities (BHAC) National Summit on April 23-24 at the University of California, Irvine.
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World Physical Activity Day is April 6

Published Apr 2
Exercise is one of the top modifiable risk factors for chronic disease. Indeed, exercise produces roughly similar benefits to drugs in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, rehabilitation after stroke, treatment of heart failure and prevention of diabetes. In addition, exercise has recently been shown to reduce the risk of dementia and improve mental health.
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Dean Melnyk joins expert panel to promote children's behavioral health

Published Apr 2
Dr. Bernadette Melnyk was part of an expert panel during a recent workshop aimed at exploring how health care reform can serve to promote children’s behavioral health.
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SoftChalk Integration with Carmen Creates Simulations for Decision-Making

Published Mar 27
SoftChalk integration with Carmen creates patient interaction simulations for decision-making and a seamless student experience.
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Dean Melnyk named one of the most 30 influential nursing deans

Published Mar 25
A national blog has named Dean Bernadette Melnyk as one of the 30 Most Influential Deans of Nursing in the United States.
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Experts join forces to fight chronic disease during free webinar

Published Mar 17
Solutions to combat chronic disease – America’s no. 1 cause of death, disability and rising health care costs – will be the focus of a free webinar discussion on March 24. Sponsored in part by The Ohio State University, the webinar will focus on evidence-based approaches for preventing and managing chronic conditions, and how academic institutions can implement these best practices on campus and throughout their communities.
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Ohio State master’s in nursing soars into top 25 in U.S. News rankings

Published Mar 10
The Ohio State University College of Nursing master’s program jumped 10 spots to land in the top 25 in rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report.
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March Madness Health Expo Aims to “Score a Win” in Central Ohio

Published Mar 3
The March Madness for Health and Wellness Expo is an annual event aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and behaviors among urban area residents of the Near East Side neighborhood of Columbus. The event will feature free health exams performed by The Ohio State University Colleges of Nursing, Dentistry and Optometry, as well as educational information, cooking demonstrations, local celebrity appearances, free giveaways and more.
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