UF Health allergist says no reason past allergies should dissuade people from COVID-19 vaccination

By Bill Levesque • Sep 20, 2021 • Video, Lead Story

Getting a vaccination against COVID-19 makes sense for just about everybody. Vaccines remain highly effective in preventing infection, severe disease and hospitalization. Unvaccinated Americans are 11 times more likely to die of...

UF nursing researchers provide parents CHOICES for reproductive health

By Kyle Chambers • Sep 14, 2021 • Lead Story

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers earned a four-year $3 million grant to support a large national study to test the effect of a web-based educational tool that aims to help young adults understand sickle...

UF, UF Health announce gift and new $75 million initiative to expand Norman Fixel Institute

By Michelle Jaffee • Sep 13, 2021 • Lead Story

The University of Florida and UF Health on Tuesday announced an additional $25 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation aimed at improving the lives of patients across the globe through the continued expansion...

Seeds of Hope: UF Health now using precision radiation procedure for eye cancer

By Doug Bennett • Sep 8, 2021 • Lead Story

For patients with eye cancer, University of Florida Health ophthalmology specialist Gibran S. Khurshid, M.D., is sowing seeds of hope. In Khurshid’s case, those seeds are tiny particles of radioactive iodine. Attached to a gold...

UF Health researcher, collaborators discover compounds that might boost stroke recovery

By Doug Bennett • Sep 7, 2021 • Lead Story

When a patient suffers a stroke, oxygen-starved brain cells begin dying within minutes. In these crucial moments, the brain produces a vital catalyst to protect itself and aid in recovery. That catalyst — an enzyme known as...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Peyton Wesner • Sep 21, 2021
Christine Coombes has several vivid memories from the beginning of her son’s battle with bone cancer. She remembers hearing the word osteosarcoma and...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

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.

Health In A Heartbeat

A zucchini by any other name

Aug 31, 2021

Some of us just don’t eat our vegetables. Perhaps the names of veggies are just too bland. For many, carrots simply fail to spark our taste buds’ imagination, so we leave them on the plate. But how do twisted citrus-glazed carrots sound? Yum. Researchers at Stanford University lament that providing...

Animal Airwaves

After Surgery: Postoperative Care for Pets

Sep 17, 2021

So your pet has had surgery. What now? Post-operative care is critical for a safe and successful recovery, and both you and your veterinarian will need to partner in the effort to make sure your pet’s recuperation is as smooth as it can be. On this show, Dr. Kathleen Hamm, a clinical...