UF Health students tackle community needs through COVID-19 Student Service Corps

By Tyler Francischine • Jun 1, 2020 • Lead Story

Students from across UF Health have teamed up to assess and meet the needs of Gainesville’s citizens through the creation of a new organization, the UF chapter of the COVID-19 Student Service Corps. Initially designed by...

UF Health pediatrician answers questions about child vaccinations and COVID-19

By Doug Bennett • Jun 1, 2020 • Lead Story

As the COVID-19 virus has taken hold throughout the country, another health phenomenon has emerged: Childhood immunization rates have fallen. Compared with 2019, vaccinations decreased gradually in January and February before...

UF Health offers coronavirus testing for city of Gainesville employees

By Bill Levesque • May 28, 2020 • Lead Story

They drive the buses. They keep the lights on. They collect the garbage. In the face of the biggest public health emergency of the last century, they tirelessly do the hundreds of jobs, big and small, that keep a city operating...

UF mobilizes campus, Exactech expertise to make vital COVID-19 nasal swabs

By Doug Bennett • May 21, 2020 • Lead Story

For more information, contact Ken Garcia at kdgarcia@ufl.edu or 352-273-9799. When University of Florida Health needed a massive supply of nasal swabs for expanded COVID-19 testing, the solution was right on campus and just...

He survived a heart transplant, a kidney transplant and, along with his family, COVID-19

By Michelle Jaffee • May 14, 2020 • Lead Story

Enell “Trent” Porter had long battled hereditary congestive heart failure and diabetes, at times falling critically ill. But the 50-year-old had a new shot at life, as long as his body accepted his new heart, transplanted at UF...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kacey Finch • May 21, 2020
Some cancer treatments can harm a patient’s fertility. The University of Florida Health’s Helping Oncofertility Patients become Educated, or HOPE,...READ MORE

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Wrapping yourself in a soft, warm blanket can feel like a comforting hug. It may bring you back to your childhood days, when being “tucked in” at night provided a sense of security. This idea of security and comfort provided by blankets has recently spun into a new type of therapeutic purchase:...

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Urinary Tract Disease in Pets

May 29, 2020

Original Airdate: Aug. 23 2019 Does your dog or cat urinate more frequently than usual, or for longer or shorter periods? Does your pet strain to urinate, or have accidents in the house? These are just a few of the signs that could indicate your pet has a urinary tract infection, or some other type...