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Julie Markum Nelson

Public Health

2016 Olympics in Rio—Watching for the Sports, and the Health Reports

By On August 5, 2016

This year, Zika has garnered the most attention related to public health concerns surrounding the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.… Read More

Health Communication

Making the Switch to Night Shift—How it Impacts Overall Health

By On July 6, 2016

Two years ago Time magazine examined the toll night shift takes on the brain over the course of a 10-year period. … Read More

Multiple Sclerosis

Finding Support—in Honor of World MS Day

By On May 24, 2016

MS One to One is a complimentary patient support program that is available to anyone at any stage of their MS journey and utilizes specially-trained MS nurses.… Read More

Health & Wellness

Are you Working Your Eyes to Death?

By On May 5, 2016

The average American worker sits in front of a screen for approximately 10 hours a day, which represents a 50 percent increase in the time spent on devices just within the past… Read More

Doctor Patient Communication

Rude Doctors—Intentions to Motivate May Instead Be Detrimental to a Patient’s Health

By On April 21, 2016

People who are constantly being intimidated by their doctors are less likely to say things that may ignite a physician's fury. … Read More

Crisis Communication

World Health Day—Taking a Look at the Zika Threat

By On April 7, 2016

Thursday, April 7 is recognized as World Health Day by the World Health Organization (WHO).… Read More

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Don’t Let What You Think You Know about Colonoscopies Keep You from Getting One

By On March 23, 2016

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. … Read More

Health & Wellness

Use of Essential Oils Doesn’t Have to Be All or Nothing

By On March 7, 2016

The benefits and risks of essential oils. … Read More

Health & Wellness

Weight Loss Show Reality TV: What’s the Hook?

By On February 24, 2016

The Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that more than one-third of the U.S. population is obese. It is a major health concern that is nearly always trending in the media,… Read More

Crisis Communication

Quick Action, Clear Messages Just the Start for Brands Managing a Crisis

By On February 4, 2016

King Nut Peanut Butter. Del Monte Cantaloupe. Taco Bell. Chipotle. Blue Bell. What do all of these brands have in common? All are or have been at the center of foodborne illness… Read More