Two groups that protect abused children now have offices under same roof

By Bill Levesque • Nov 13, 2018 • Lead Story

It is a seemingly small move with a big upside for protecting the area’s abused and neglected children. The Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville on Oct. 1 moved some of its operations to the University of Florida Health...

UF Health, King’s College London researchers awarded $3.7 million to study molecular origins of type 1 diabetes

By Doug Bennett • Nov 13, 2018 • Lead Story

For people with Type 1 diabetes, it is an ongoing battle: Their immune system goes rogue, killing cells in the pancreas that regulate blood sugar. Now, a University of Florida and King’s College London collaboration has been...

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...

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

U.S. sees extreme jump in opioid addiction among expectant moms

Nov 19, 2018

Our nation’s opioid abuse epidemic is affecting even the littlest Americans, with alarming prevalence. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a fourfold increase in the number of women struggling with opioid abuse at the time of labor and delivery. The increase...

Animal Airwaves

Infectious Diseases in Reptiles and Amphibians

Nov 16, 2018

Infectious diseases in reptiles and amphibians might not get the media attention of some other health issues, but play a key role in animal and ecosystem health. On this show, two UF veterinarians, Dr. Jim Wellehan of the zoological medicine service, and Dr. Rob Ossiboff of the aquatic, amphibian...