University of Florida Health researchers find “switch” that lets common, cancer-causing virus replicate

By Doug Bennett • Jan 17, 2020 • Lead Story

Many viruses are master manipulators, hijacking cellular functions to propagate, spread and avoid elimination by their hosts’ immune system. Now, University of Florida researcher Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, M.D., Ph.D., and her...

UF Health The Villages® Hospital cuts ribbon for new freestanding emergency room

Jan 16, 2020 • Lead Story

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — UF Health is one step closer to opening its newest freestanding emergency room, which will soon provide convenient access to high-quality health care in Wildwood and surrounding communities as the demand for...

UF Health officials opened the doors Wednesday to UF Health The Oaks, which brings three specialty practices into the former Sears retail space at The Oaks Mall on W Newberry Road, Gainesville.

UF Health opens three specialty medical practices at Gainesville’s The Oaks Mall

By Doug Bennett • Jan 14, 2020 • Video, Lead Story

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health today debuted three new specialty practices at The Oaks Mall, putting crucial services in the heart of the community and further invigorating Gainesville’s most popular shopping...

UF Health researchers have developed a new quality measure for CMS to evaluate care in nearly 1,700 psychiatric hospitals nationwide. Image Courtesy Getty Images.

UF Health researchers develop CMS quality measure to evaluate inpatient psychiatric hospitals

By Matthew Splett • Jan 14, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health researchers, in collaboration with the Health Services Advisory Group, have completed a new quality measure for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to evaluate care in nearly 1,700...

UF researchers develop easy tool to predict risk of heart attack, stroke

By Jill Pease • Jan 9, 2020 • Lead Story

A new assessment tool can predict users’ 10-year risk of heart attack or stroke with just a few patient-inputted responses, no lab tests required. Developed by University of Florida researchers, the EZ-CVD calculates a person’s...

Hope & Healing Blog

by • Jan 23, 2020
It’s often difficult to widen your lens and focus on the big picture. This can also prove true in health care. While specialized care is necessary to...READ MORE

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Jan 23, 2020

People who take a few moments for themselves during the day for a quick power nap risk being labeled as lazy or unproductive. Try telling that to some of history’s best-known nappers, such as Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein and Napoleon Bonaparte. All of them were fans of a little daytime shut-...

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Lumps and Bumps in Your Pet: What Cells Can Tell

Jan 17, 2020

If you’ve ever found lumps and bumps on your pet’s skin, chances are you’ve felt concern — even alarm. However, most of these types of growths will prove to be benign, or non-cancerous. Even so, an unusual or fast-appearing skin abnormality in your pet deserves your attention, and should be...