Health

Students Address Mental Illness, Homelessness and More at Mason TEDx Event

Posted: November 21, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: November 20, 2014 at 5:08 pm

Three George Mason University students spoke during a Tedx Salon event, a smaller, independently organized version of the larger TED conference held yearly in California.

A Canine Companion Protects this Patriot

Posted: November 18, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: November 21, 2014 at 9:53 am

Zido alerts Simmons to oncoming cardiac issues by first staring at her, then touching or even licking her hand to let her know what’s about to happen.

Thriving Together: Mason Nation Joins New Nationwide Healthier Campus Initiative

Posted: November 17, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: November 17, 2014 at 10:00 am

George Mason University is the first higher institution in the Commonwealth to be recognized as part of the Healthier Campus Initiative.

Mason Professor Wins Fulbright to Help Lithuanian University

Posted: November 17, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: November 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Mason psychology professor James Maddux to go to Lithuania on Fulbright grant to help develop new program and collaborate on well-being initiatives.

Online Course Focuses on Students’ Personal Health, Well-Being

Posted: November 13, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: November 14, 2014 at 9:27 am

In her online section of HEAL 110: Personal Health, Professor Luanne Norden strives to interest students in their own health, motivating them to improve their overall well-being and empowering them to thrive in their daily lives.

Mason Study to Explore Using Employee Bonuses to Address Disparities in Healthcare

Posted: November 5, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: November 6, 2014 at 9:59 am

If the study finds that incentives improve health outcomes, the implications could be wide-ranging in health care.

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