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Early findings from COVID-19 testing in The Villages® encouraging; experts urge vigilance

By Bill Levesque • Mar 30, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

University of Florida Health experts and their collaborators completed over 2,000 COVID-19 tests in The Villages® last week, and while the number of positive cases is still low, experts urge continued vigilance to reduce the risk...

UF brain tumor researcher embarks on first-in-human clinical trial of novel immunotherapy vaccine

By Michelle Jaffee • Mar 30, 2020 • Lead Story

UF Health pediatric oncologist Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D., has received a $2.5 million grant from the pediatric cancer foundation CureSearch for Children’s Cancer to undertake a first-in-human clinical trial to test a novel form...

What you need to know about the possible smell/taste link to COVID-19

By Alisson Clark • Mar 26, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

As more anecdotes surface from physicians around the world about patients with COVID-19 losing their senses of smell and taste, we asked Steven Munger, Ph.D, director of the University of Florida Center for Smell and Taste,...

UF researchers lead the way in rapidly designing, building low-cost, open-source ventilator

By Michelle Jaffee • Mar 25, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

As a University of Florida mechanical engineering student decades ago, Samsun Lampotang, Ph.D., helped respiratory therapist colleagues build a minimal-transport ventilator that became a commercial success. So, when the...

COVID-19 highlights need for blood donations

By Leah Buletti • Mar 25, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate, experts are warning of a dire shortage of blood as donors stay home and blood drives across the country are canceled.   People should continue to donate blood...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kacey Finch • Mar 17, 2020
Sandra Davis-Quinney has met bumps, curves and stops on her cancer journey. Even with the rough roads she’s traveled, Sandra tries to remain hopeful...READ MORE

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Tongue fat seen as key to combating sleep apnea

Mar 31, 2020

People diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea are often told to lose weight as part of their treatment plan. New research shows that reducing fat in one particular part of the body can provide the most significant symptom relief. If you guessed the tongue, take your place at the head of the class....

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Canine ear infections: it’s more than just the smell

Mar 25, 2020

If your dog’s ears are smelly, it’s probably more than just a nuisance. It’s likely due to an infection. Although ear infections aren’t unique to any one species, dogs are particularly at risk because of their ear anatomy. Canine ear infections are often a sign of other problems, like allergies,...