Existing antihistamine drugs show effectiveness against COVID-19 virus in cell testing

By Doug Bennett • Dec 3, 2020 • Lead Story

Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, University of Florida Health researchers have found. Their findings, based on...

UF vets use novel treatment to save Louie, the trailblazing seahorse

By Sarah Carey • Nov 30, 2020 • Lead Story

Video available at: https://youtu.be/RUyf_MP-koI Louie the seahorse is back home in his 45-gallon saltwater tank and doing swimmingly, thanks to innovative treatment at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine...

Florida universities, health centers collaborate on COVID-19 outreach to minority communities

By Staff Writer • Nov 16, 2020 • Lead Story

Armed with a $1 million award from the National Institutes of Health, universities and health care entities throughout the state of Florida are collaborating to provide outreach and engagement to ethnic and racial minority...

University of Florida Health ranked on two Forbes' lists of best workplaces

By Doug Bennett • Nov 16, 2020 • Lead Story

With its flagship hospital already ranked the best in Florida, University of Florida Health has earned two more distinctions: It is No. 12 on Forbes’ list of the state’s best places to work and No. 50 in the nation for female...

Colleen Koch, the new dean of the UF College of Medicine

UF College of Medicine names new dean

By Karen Dooley • Oct 30, 2020 • Lead Story

Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, becoming the 10th dean and the first woman to hold the appointment in the college’s 64-year history. Koch, who currently...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Lauren Gajda • Nov 10, 2020
Anthony Macchio was already familiar with UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. After his second daughter, Isabel, was born with a heart defect in...READ MORE

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Eternally Intertwined

August 2020

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

Health In A Heartbeat

Rising popularity of CBD raising some health concerns

Dec 4, 2020

As the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, grows in popularity, people continue to find new uses for it. The product is being marketed as a treatment for a variety of health conditions. But does CBD live up to the hype? For some, it’s beneficial. But health care experts are concerned that people may be...

Animal Airwaves

When antibiotics lose their power

Dec 4, 2020

Inappropriate use of antibiotics is driving the development of antibacterial resistance—not just in people but animals, too. In dogs and cats, certain species of staphylococcus [sta-fuh-luh-KAA-kuhs], pseudomonas [soo-duh-MOW-nuhs] and campylobacter [KAM-puh-low-bak-ter] have developed resistance...