UF nursing researchers awarded $2.57 million grant to focus on preventing falls among older patients

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • May 7, 2019 • Lead Story

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers have been awarded a five-year $2.57 million grant for a project that will use registered nurses’ observation notes to prevent death and injury of hospitalized older adults...

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Dr. David R. Nelson named to top leadership position at University of Florida Health

By Doug Bennett • Apr 30, 2019 • Lead Story

Dr. David R. Nelson has been named senior vice president for health affairs at the University of Florida and president of UF Health, the university’s academic health center, UF President Kent Fuchs announced today. The...

UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications

By Doug Bennett • Apr 19, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is more accurate than a doctor when it comes to predicting surgical complications. An artificial intelligence system successfully tested at UF is a dual...

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital reaches $100 million fundraising milestone

By Lauren Irizarry • Apr 16, 2019 • Lead Story

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, or CMN Hospitals, at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone in the organization’s history: $100 million raised since the program’s inception in 1985. “For...

UF Health Jacksonville breaks ground on second phase of Wildlight project

By Dan Leveton • Apr 11, 2019 • Lead Story

UF Health Jacksonville broke ground today on a joint project with the YMCA within the new community of Wildlight in Nassau County. UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight will have 36,000 square feet and include a YMCA fitness...

Hope & Healing Blog

by • May 17, 2019
In May, we marked the one-year anniversary of UF’s involvement in the groundbreaking nationwide All of Us Research Program . The mission for All of...READ MORE

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Super Tory

April 2019

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

Health In A Heartbeat

Another hangover “cure” busted

May 17, 2019

In the United States, one in six adults engages in binge drinking at least four times a week. That’s a big number and might explain the ceaseless search for a good hangover cure. Researchers in Great Britain and Germany decided to tackle one supposed cure that says drinking beer before wine will...

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Diagnosis And Treatment of ‘Down Dogs’

May 17, 2019

If your dog is suddenly unable to rise, or can’t move its legs, that’s a scary situation for any pet owner. However, the causes for these signs can vary greatly, ranging from trauma – such as being hit by a car – to affliction with tick-borne or other diseases, to name just a few. Getting to the...