A preliminary rendering of the UF Health Guest House

Lodging for outpatients, relatives of hospitalized patients being built near UF Health hospitals

By Doug Bennett • Nov 2, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

UF Health Shands is building a 174-room hotel to provide convenient, high-quality accommodations for visiting outpatients and relatives of hospitalized patients.  Construction of the six-story, 124,000-square-foot UF Health...

UF awarded grant to establish a cancer health equity center

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • Oct 25, 2018 • Lead Story

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and...

UF researchers discover new use of stem cells that could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

By Michelle Jaffee • Oct 17, 2018 • Video, Lead Story

University of Florida Health brain cancer researchers have discovered a new use of stem cells that could clear a revolutionary pathway to making immunotherapy drugs effective in treating brain cancer. “This is truly one of the...

Tests show common diabetes drug slows age-related vision loss

By Doug Bennett • Oct 16, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

A common and affordable Type 2 diabetes drug may someday have a new use in fighting vision loss, say University of Florida Health researchers who tested it in mouse models and found it slowed the loss of photoreceptors in the eye...

UF Health plays vital role in patient care after Hurricane Michael hits Panhandle hospitals

By Doug Bennett • Oct 11, 2018 • Video, Lead Story

While the Gainesville area was spared a direct hit from Hurricane Michael, University of Florida Health has played a vital role in the disaster response. On Thursday afternoon, UF Health Shands Hospital received its first...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Nov 9, 2018
It’s hard to imagine the deadliest cancer in the country is also the most preventable, but that’s the puzzling truth about lung cancer. That makes...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Recognizing Risks

May 2018

New program at UF Health assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery

Health In A Heartbeat

Where’s the teeth?

Oct 31, 2018

In your body, your “teeth bone” may be connected to your jawbone, but in health insurance, that’s not the case. As those who have health insurance know, you must buy another plan for dental coverage. Yet, most physicians recognize that your teeth are indeed not only part of your body, but have an...

Animal Airwaves

How To Avoid Dietary Indiscretion In Pets Over The Holidays ARCHIVE: Original air-date, Nov. 19, 2011

Nov 9, 2018

The holidays mean many things to many people, but almost always involve food not typically served in the household. While the temptation to allow our pets to indulge with us may be strong, it’s not generally a good idea, at least when it comes to certain types of food. Changes in diets, for pets as...