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UF Health, OneFlorida join trial to see if statins can help older adults prevent heart disease, dementiaBy Diana Tonnessen • May 13, 2021 • Lead Story
Can taking a statin a day keep heart disease and dementia away in seniors ages 75 and older? Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium have joined a nationwide clinical trial to...
Heather Bentley Long, M.S.N., has been named chief operating officer for University of Florida Health Central Florida, effective June 1. “I am thrilled that Long has made the choice to join the UF Health family in...
Richmond, Va. — Among the upper echelons of academic surgery, Black and Latinx representation has remained flat over the past six years, according to a study published today in JAMA Surgery by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth...
UF Health first to place kidney-assist device that might help patients with congestive heart failureBy Bill Levesque • May 4, 2021 • Lead Story
University of Florida Health researchers recently became the first to temporarily implant a new device in a patient with congestive heart failure, a procedure that one day could help physicians manage this potentially deadly...
It’s a term we’re going to hear much more frequently during the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic — herd immunity. With millions of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 every day, many are looking to the future and...
- Sarah Carey • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • May 12, 2021
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“Make sure you fight."
Jennifer Driggers uttered those four words to her daughter the day after Julianna was diagnosed...READ MORE
As summer approaches, we need to do our best to keep our skin healthy. That means protecting it from harmful ultraviolet, or UV, radiation. If...READ MORE
When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.
No pain, no gain for people with peripheral artery disease exercising to stay mobile
The Business Report of North Central Florida • May 4, 2021
Eyes on the Prize: Progress in Cystic Fibrosis Research Amidst a Pandemic
Hope & Healing: UF Health Blog • May 4, 2021
UF Health achieves milestone in heart failure treatment
Main Street Daily News • May 4, 2021
How to handle COVID vaccine side effects
NBC-2.com • Apr 21, 2021
UF Health hosts major vaccination event at the stadium; 5,000 people vaccinated
WGFL-TV • Apr 6, 2021
Is Gainesville up for a face mask design challenge?
Main Street Daily News • Apr 6, 2021
Young people key to ending pandemic
Gainesville.com • Apr 5, 2021
University of Florida Opens Vaccine Site At Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
WUFT-TV • Apr 5, 2021
Volunteers make vaccination effort a possibility
The Courier • Apr 5, 2021
University of Florida turns ‘The Swamp’ into mass vaccination site
News4JAX • Apr 5, 2021
It’s one of the most targeted solutions in modern-day science: a pill that can combat COVID-19. While the world now has drugs to address many of the disease’s most serious symptoms and vaccines to prevent infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the holy grail is a pill. But it has to do more than just...
Like people, aging dogs have a tougher time getting around. Stiffness and unsteadiness can turn a simple routine into an obstacle course. But pooch parents can ease their buddies’ burdens a lot. For dogs still able to climb stairs, anti-slip treads can help. And when negotiating stairs becomes too...