Landmark study to measure molecular changes of exercise reaches key milestone

By Bill Levesque • Jun 30, 2020 • Lead Story

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...

UF Health awarded $1 million grant to provide pediatric telehealth services to underserved patients

By Doug Bennett • Jun 24, 2020 • Lead Story

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...

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UF study: 2 million Americans buy prescription drugs outside the country

By Jill Pease • Jun 24, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

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...

Managing return-to-work anxiety during COVID-19 crisis

By Ken Garcia • Jun 23, 2020 • Video, Lead Story

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...

Florida’s Alzheimer’s research consortium awarded $15 million grant to focus on diverse populations

By Michelle Jaffee • Jun 18, 2020 • Lead Story

The 1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, or 1Florida ADRC, a University of Florida-organized consortium of leading research institutions aimed at making Alzheimer’s and related dementias treatable, preventable and one...

Hope & Healing Blog

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The POST Magazine

Combating COVID-19

June 2020

UF Health recalibrates everything to take on a global pandemic

Health In A Heartbeat

Find the motivation to get up and active

Jul 9, 2020

Feeling sluggish? Can’t remember the last time that you went for a run or worked out? You’re not alone. As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded, the desire to exercise has waned for many people. There are several possible reasons. We’re spending more time than ever before at home, thrown out of...

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Bisphosphonates in horses: reasons for concern

Jul 10, 2020

When a drug makes a big splash, it pays to gather facts before jumping on the bandwagon. Take bisphosphonates [bis-FOS-fō-nāts], which are bone-modifying drugs. The body constantly remodels bone to maintain strength. This is especially important in young animals, where cartilage is converted into...