UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties, makes big gains in three

By Doug Bennett • Jun 18, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology...

UF Health patient first to receive new gene therapy for neuromuscular disease since FDA approval

By Doug Bennett an... • Jun 13, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Attention: https://bit.ly/2WwphDi to see a news video about Londyn Wright’s treatment. Visit https://bit.ly/2qFfvUk for a video about how gene therapy works. Karen Wright worked her way through the small gathering outside...

UF nursing researcher’s findings upend routine feeding procedure for pre-term infants

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • Jun 10, 2019 • Lead Story

A new study at the University of Florida has found evidence that may invalidate a routine procedure that has been performed for decades on extremely pre-term infants. Because extremely premature infants are too immature to feed...

New senior vice president and general counsel named to lead legal affairs for UF Health

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Jun 10, 2019 • Lead Story

Randall C. Jenkins, Esq., has been named UF Health senior vice president and general counsel, responsible for all legal affairs for the university’s academic health center, including hospital systems on the Gainesville and...

Mass casualty drill at University of Florida teaches life lessons to summer students

By Sophia Bahr and... • Jun 7, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Fake blood, authentic emergency responders and loud screams crowded the humid air Thursday morning on the University of Florida campus as nearly 80 students got real-world lessons in how to assess and treat catastrophic injuries...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Lauren Gajda • Jun 11, 2019
When a fall left Kashton with severe burns, UF Health pediatric surgeons provided the specialized care he needed to get back on his feet. It was a...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Super Tory

April 2019

This 8-pound robotic baby cries, grunts and blinks, all while helping to educate medical students

Health In A Heartbeat

Why time seems to move faster the older we get

Jun 24, 2019

They say time flies when you’re having fun, but new research shows this isn’t exactly the case. Duke University researchers have figured out why time seems to stand still when we’re kids and speed up as we age. The differences between memories as a child versus memories as an adult really come down...

Animal Airwaves

Preventing snaggleteeth from retained primaries

Jun 21, 2019

Nature has an ingenious plan when it comes to primary (or baby) teeth and secondary choppers in cats and dogs. But when there’s a glitch, nature can use our help. As secondary teeth grow toward the gums, they exert pressure. This causes the roots of overlying primary teeth to dissolve, and the...