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 UF Health • Sep 23, 2021
Authors: Dorothy Hagmajer & Talal Elmasry After night shifts in the ICU, Sean Devine is tired. This is not atypical. In fact, Sean and his family...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

Even one night’s poor sleep impacts well-being

Sep 24, 2021

It’s a hurly-burly, fast-paced world of 24-hour news cycles and endless demands on our time, with workday tasks seemingly outnumbering the minutes of the day. It’s a wonder we get any sleep at all. So, what to do? Many of us embrace the American tradition of skimping on sleep during the week,...

Animal Airwaves

Palliative Care for Veterinary Cancer Patients

Sep 24, 2021

Although advanced therapies have greatly enhanced the outcomes in pets with cancer, in some cases, treatment takes the form of palliation — defined as treating the symptoms of a disease or disorder, to maximize patient comfort, rather than attempting to cure it. On this show, Dr. Stacey Fox-...