Health

Mass Number-Crunching May Help Crack Alzheimer’s Disease Code

Posted: April 17, 2014 at 5:11 am, Last Updated: April 16, 2014 at 6:06 pm

By lending a little computer power, people can join a new George Mason University project and help crack the Alzheimer’s disease code.

Match Made at Mason Hall: Mason Nursing Alumni and Students Network on Curriculum and Careers

Posted: April 16, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: April 17, 2014 at 6:56 am

“What are the best ways to find a job?” and “What’s your best career advice?” were two of the top questions asked by George Mason University senior nursing students who met nursing alumni at a recent networking luncheon.

Moving SMART-ly: Lab Helps Athletes Avoid Injury

Posted: April 11, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 14, 2014 at 7:09 am

Mason’s SMART Lab, established as one of the most advanced performance and fitness testing centers in the country, has opened its facilities to the public to help the casual and serious athlete alike pinpoint the root cause of their aches and pains.

‘Companionate Love’ in Workplace Heightens Happiness, Productivity, Study Finds

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 11, 2014 at 7:02 am

Olivia “Mandy” O’Neill, an assistant professor in the School of Management, conducted research that shows “companionate love” in the workplace boosts teamwork and job satisfaction and leads to less burnout and absenteeism.

Mason Faculty, Students Hit the Road to Spread Word about Proper Nutrition

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: March 25, 2014 at 6:53 am

Feeducation, designed by Mason’s College of Health and Human Services’ Department of Nutrition and Foods Studies, has been launched in West Virginia and could be modeled across the country.

Seminar Addresses Issues, Future of Health Care

Posted: March 17, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: March 18, 2014 at 7:04 am

More than 150 people, including students and health care professionals, attended the seminar on “Shaping the Future of Healthcare: Readiness, Change and Innovation,” presented by the College of Health and Human Services’ Department of Health Administration and Policy and George Mason’s AcademyHealth Student Chapter in partnership with National Capital Healthcare Executives.

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