UF Health study: Popular quinolone ear drops carry risk of eardrum perforation

By Bill Levesque • May 22, 2019 • Lead Story

Millions of Americans each year visit their doctor for an outer ear infection known as “swimmer’s ear.” Physicians often prescribe antibiotic quinolone ear drops, which have long been viewed as safe and effective. But a new study...

UF nursing researchers awarded $2.57 million grant to focus on preventing falls among older patients

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • May 7, 2019 • Lead Story

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers have been awarded a five-year $2.57 million grant for a project that will use registered nurses’ observation notes to prevent death and injury of hospitalized older adults...

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Dr. David R. Nelson named to top leadership position at University of Florida Health

By Doug Bennett • Apr 30, 2019 • Lead Story

Dr. David R. Nelson has been named senior vice president for health affairs at the University of Florida and president of UF Health, the university’s academic health center, UF President Kent Fuchs announced today. The...

UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications

By Doug Bennett • Apr 19, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is more accurate than a doctor when it comes to predicting surgical complications. An artificial intelligence system successfully tested at UF is a dual...

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital reaches $100 million fundraising milestone

By Lauren Irizarry • Apr 16, 2019 • Lead Story

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, or CMN Hospitals, at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone in the organization’s history: $100 million raised since the program’s inception in 1985. “For...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Sofia DiMartino • May 20, 2019
June 26, 2017, was the worst day of Gary and Carly Allen’s lives. It was the day their child, 2 1/2-year-old Lennox Allen, was diagnosed with an...READ MORE

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Super Tory

April 2019

This 8-pound robotic baby cries, grunts and blinks, all while helping to educate medical students

Health In A Heartbeat

Reduce cardiovascular disease risk with more sleep

May 24, 2019

Getting enough sleep can do more than make you perky. New research shows it could also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Sleep, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital found, helps regulate blood vessel health and the production of inflammatory cells in bone marrow. When sleep is...

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So Your Pet’s Been Diagnosed With Cancer: Now What?

May 24, 2019

The news that a beloved pet has been diagnosed with cancer can be devastating. Processing the news, and the best next steps to take in such situations, can trigger all kinds of emotions. However, it’s important for your animal’s sake to try to keep your focus on what can be done now to help your...