Smartphone-based saliva test that can detect COVID-19 earns UF professor honors in national contest

By Sarah Carey • Sep 17, 2020 • Lead Story

A University of Florida professor and his industry collaborators have won second place in a technology competition sponsored by the National Institutes of Health for a smartphone-based, rapid saliva test they developed that can...

UF College of Dentistry receives $1.2 million grant to provide dental care to underserved children

By Kelly Sobers • Sep 14, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

The Naples Children & Education Foundation, or NCEF, has provided the University of Florida College of Dentistry with a $1.2 million grant to continue the collaborative mission of improving the oral health of underserved...

UF Health, OneFlorida consortium to evaluate blood thinners as COVID-19 treatment

By Diana Tonnessen • Sep 10, 2020 • Lead Story

The National Institutes of Health has launched two of three adaptive clinical trials evaluating the safety and effectiveness of varying types of blood thinners to treat adults diagnosed with COVID-19. Part of the Accelerating...

Infectious diseases professor named lead research administrator at UF veterinary college

By Sarah Carey • Sep 10, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

David Pascual, Ph.D., a professor of infectious diseases at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies at the college after filling the post on an...

UF Health accepts major donation of personal protective equipment from Cox Business

By Ken Garcia • Aug 28, 2020 • Lead Story

UF Health Shands Hospital accepted a major donation this week of nearly 100,000 face masks from Cox Business Florida & Georgia. This donation provides essential equipment for the health system’s front-line workers who...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kyndal Rock • Sep 2, 2020
How 9-year-old Kendall Lewis navigates life with VACTERL association. If you ask 9-year-old Kendall “Miss K” Lewis how many surgeries she’s had in...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Eternally Intertwined

August 2020

Husband, widow donate organs to same man 16 years apart.

Health In A Heartbeat

Pets reduce stress of pandemic, fish included

Sep 18, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has us all frazzled. We’re isolated. We’re avoiding friends and the gym and family reunions and people in general. Vacations are delayed. Some of us have lost jobs. Others are fearful of losing one. Anxiety and depression abound. Some scientists are pointing to some furry...

Animal Airwaves

Benefits of bloodwork

Sep 18, 2020

During your pet’s wellness exam, do your eyes glaze over when your veterinarian recommends bloodwork? After all, isn’t that just for sick pets? Sure, that’s one reason. Results of blood tests can help narrow down a list of tentative diagnoses that a veterinarian creates after reviewing the history...