UF Health to acquire Central Florida Health’s regional hospitals

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Dec 9, 2019 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact Rossana Passaniti, PASSAR@shands.ufl.edu, or 352-273-8569. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Building on a strategic affiliation that has connected local residents to leading-edge stroke care and other...

New preclinical study shows antibody therapy could offer treatment path for genetic form of ALS

By Michelle Jaffee • Dec 9, 2019 • Lead Story

New preclinical research shows promise for a potential treatment pathway aimed at slowing the disease process and extending survival in patients with ALS, often called Lou Gehrig’s disease, an insidious neurological condition....

UF veterinary college names new interim dean following national search

By Sarah Carey • Dec 9, 2019 • Lead Story

After a lengthy national search, Dana Zimmel, D.V.M., has been named interim dean of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. “Dr. Zimmel is well-known to the college in her present role as associate dean for...

The Villages®, UF Health enter into exclusive talks to transform regional health care

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Dec 6, 2019 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact: Rossana Passaniti, PASSAR@shands.ufl.edu or 352-273-8569. THE VILLAGES, Fla. — The Villages® and University of Florida Health announced their intent today to develop a comprehensive health...

Stray sulcata tortoise gets new home for the holidays

By Sarah Carey • Dec 5, 2019 • Lead Story

After a good Samaritan brought a stray sulcata tortoise to the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital on Oct. 8, veterinarians tried unsuccessfully to find the 40-pound creature’s original owner. However, they did make an...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Devin Nori • Dec 10, 2019
UF Health ShandsCair performs the program’s first in-flight prehospital blood transfusion. After over a year of preparation, the UF Health ShandsCair...READ MORE

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Introverts find happiness acting like extraverts

Dec 11, 2019

For introverts, the road to happiness involves acting like an extrovert. So says new research, which concluded that introverts who acted like extroverts for extended periods were more pleased with their life. In the study, a group of self-identified introverted college students spent a week outside...

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A red threat in the water

Dec 11, 2019

With summer approaching, there are some serious pet threats to avoid. For those of you who spend time along the Gulf of Mexico, one of them is red tide. This phenomenon is caused by a minute species of algae that blooms in coastal waters at the whim of certain currents and wind shifts. These dense...