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Moving Forward Together Against Racism

Jun 4, 2020 • Lead Story

Dear colleagues, As we enter another day of mass protests across our country in response to images of the brutal and heartbreaking deaths of Black Americans in recent weeks, we understand that many within our UF Health family may...

UF Health project seeks to measure impact of coronavirus isolation on older adults

By Bill Levesque • Jun 4, 2020 • Lead Story

Many Americans are facing troubling emotional and lifestyle consequences of the self-isolation necessitated by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Lack of contact with friends and family. Loneliness and depression. Diminished...

The HERO-HCQ trial is investigating the drug’s ability to prevent infection among essential workers in health care settings who are at higher than average risk of exposure to the coronavirus.

Safety concerns hamper study of hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19 in front-line health workers

By Diana Tonnessen • Jun 3, 2020 • Lead Story

As a national study ramps up at University of Florida Health and other sites around the country to test whether hydroxychloroquine, or HCQ, can protect healthy front-line essential workers from contracting COVID-19, safety...

UF Health students tackle community needs through COVID-19 Student Service Corps

By Tyler Francischine • Jun 1, 2020 • Lead Story

Students from across UF Health have teamed up to assess and meet the needs of Gainesville’s citizens through the creation of a new organization, the UF chapter of the COVID-19 Student Service Corps. Initially designed by...

UF Health pediatrician answers questions about child vaccinations and COVID-19

By Doug Bennett • Jun 1, 2020 • Lead Story

As the COVID-19 virus has taken hold throughout the country, another health phenomenon has emerged: Childhood immunization rates have fallen. Compared with 2019, vaccinations decreased gradually in January and February before...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kacey Finch • May 21, 2020
Some cancer treatments can harm a patient’s fertility. The University of Florida Health’s Helping Oncofertility Patients become Educated, or HOPE,...READ MORE

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Moving Mountains

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Health In A Heartbeat

Lettuce-grown protein may promote bone healing in diabetics

Jun 3, 2020

Say you stumbled, fell and broke a bone. Your physician takes an X-ray, provides you with a cast, maybe some painkillers, recommends rest and … eating some lettuce? Scientists hope someday a little plant power could go a long way toward helping fix what’s broken. For those with diabetes, it is both...

Animal Airwaves

The Business of Veterinary Medicine

Jun 5, 2020

Original Air-date: Aug. 8, 2019 Today’s veterinary medical students are trained not only to care for animal patients, but also to consider the business aspects of going into private practice. From contract negotiations to how to set and manage fees to marketing and even managing student loan debt,...