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There is now another reason to pay even closer attention to a child’s fever. A temperature spike may be an indication of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C. The syndrome, which may be linked to the novel...
It’s so obvious that exercise is a healthy habit that it almost goes without saying. Scientists have known for years that physical activity lowers the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes, among other benefits. What...
The University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand telemedicine services and equipment among underserved and vulnerable populations. The $967,957...
Buying prescription drugs from other countries is one way some Americans have coped with rising drug prices. A new University of Florida study, published today in JAMA Network Open, finds that 1.5% percent of adults, or more than...
The COVID-19 crisis has abruptly changed our day-to-day routines. As some of our everyday activities resume, such as returning to work, many of us may face increased levels of anxiety. During the short video below, UF Health...
- Bill Levesque • University of Florida, UF Health, Department of Pediatrics • Jul 9, 2020
- Jill Pease • College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology • Jul 7, 2020
UF veterinarians successfully using new placenta-derived treatment for animals with severe bone lossBy Sarah Carey • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • Jul 2, 2020
UF study finds some combinations of opioids and muscle relaxants are safe, others raise overdose riskBy Donovan Baltich • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Pharmacy • Jun 30, 2020
When a brainstem tumor almost took Mycah’s life, her UF Health pediatric neurosurgeon prepared a plan to save her.
Small Study Says Pregnant Women Can Pass Coronavirus to Their Fetus, But It's Rare
Science Alert • Jul 13, 2020
Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science
Coastal Sun - Yoursun.com • Jul 13, 2020
As cases of Parkinson’s disease increase, community must demand funding, change
Macon Telegraph • Jul 13, 2020
As U.S. Grapples With Virus, Florida Hits Record Case Increase
The Huffington Post • Jul 13, 2020
Coronavirus in Jacksonville: What you need to know for Monday, July 13
Jacksonville.com • Jul 13, 2020
Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country
Infectious Disease Advisor • Jul 10, 2020
WHO expands coronavirus guidance after pressure over airborne spread
Yahoo news • Jul 10, 2020
University of Florida Chosen as Coordinating Center for Drug Abuse Surveillance Project
Psychiatry • Jul 9, 2020
Mounting Evidence Suggests Coronavirus Is Airborne—but Health Advice Has Not Caught Up
Scientific American • Jul 9, 2020
Coronavirus FAQ: Should I Wear A Mask To Walk Outside? What Mask Is Best? Is Visiting People Safe?
WLRN • Jul 9, 2020
New research finds that going to church can be good for your long-term health. Harvard University scientists examined data from two large-scale studies of the habits of health care workers and found some interesting patterns. Notably, they say people who attend a religious service in person at...
Understanding the link between vitamin D and health
Jul 13, 2020
Killing bacteria where it lurks
Jul 10, 2020
Find the motivation to get up and active
Jul 9, 2020
When dealing with pain, cats respond very differently than dogs. That’s why painful conditions, like arthritis, are often underdiagnosed in our feliPne friends. More than 90% of cats over 10 years of age likely suffer from arthritis. But instead of limping or crying, cats soldier on. They try to...