Landmark study to measure molecular changes of exercise reaches key milestone

By Bill Levesque • Jun 30, 2020 • Lead Story

It’s so obvious that exercise is a healthy habit that it almost goes without saying. Scientists have known for years that physical activity lowers the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes, among other benefits. What...

UF Health awarded $1 million grant to provide pediatric telehealth services to underserved patients

By Doug Bennett • Jun 24, 2020 • Lead Story

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand telemedicine services and equipment among underserved and vulnerable populations. The $967,957...

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UF study: 2 million Americans buy prescription drugs outside the country

By Jill Pease • Jun 24, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Buying prescription drugs from other countries is one way some Americans have coped with rising drug prices. A new University of Florida study, published today in JAMA Network Open, finds that 1.5% percent of adults, or more than...

Managing return-to-work anxiety during COVID-19 crisis

By Ken Garcia • Jun 23, 2020 • Video, Lead Story

The COVID-19 crisis has abruptly changed our day-to-day routines. As some of our everyday activities resume, such as returning to work, many of us may face increased levels of anxiety. During the short video below, UF Health...

Florida’s Alzheimer’s research consortium awarded $15 million grant to focus on diverse populations

By Michelle Jaffee • Jun 18, 2020 • Lead Story

The 1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, or 1Florida ADRC, a University of Florida-organized consortium of leading research institutions aimed at making Alzheimer’s and related dementias treatable, preventable and one...

Hope & Healing Blog

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The POST Magazine

Combating COVID-19

June 2020

UF Health recalibrates everything to take on a global pandemic

Health In A Heartbeat

Aerobics good for muscles and mind

Jul 2, 2020

Call it aerobics for the brain. Many of us assume that as we grow older, brain decline is inevitable, like gray hair and wrinkles. But a study published in the journal Neurology suggests that older adults can actually improve brain health after just six months of aerobic exercise. And even couch...

Animal Airwaves

Amphibian Health

Jun 30, 2020

Amphibians, such as frogs, toads and salamanders, may not get the attention that other animal species do, but their importance to ecosystem health around the globe cannot be overstated. Many amphibian populations are diminishing, due to habitat loss, disease and other factors. On this show, Dr. Rob...