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UF Health researcher co-leading landmark study on autism’s role in aging

By Doug Bennett • Sep 20, 2022 • Lead Story

While the number of adults affected by autism is growing, very little is known about the way the condition is impacted by aging. Now, a University of Florida Health researcher and his colleagues are launching one of the largest...

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Peter Swaan named dean of the UF College of Pharmacy

By Matthew Splett • Sep 15, 2022 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Peter Swaan, Ph.D., M.Pharm., a distinguished university professor and internationally recognized researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences, has been named the next dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, effective...

 Mark Bender, M.D. interventional pain and spine specialist.

UF Health – Halifax Health opens pain management practice in Daytona Beach

By John Guthrie • Sep 14, 2022 • Lead Story

UF Health Pain Medicine – Halifax Health has opened, offering pain treatment services to patients in the Daytona Beach area. The new practice offers some of the world’s most advanced pain management options for an array of...

UF Health study shows sleepy, older adults restricted movement during pandemic

By Bill Levesque • Sep 12, 2022 • Lead Story

Taking time to go places, to visit friends or take a walk in the park, to socialize and meet new people or to simply stroll outside the familiar walls of our home, is more than a social necessity. It’s good for our physical and...

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UF model investigates how drug interactions lead to contraceptive failure

By Matthew Splett • Sep 7, 2022 • Lead Story

More than 900 million women and their partners worldwide use contraceptive products to prevent pregnancies. However, many contraceptive users may not realize taking additional medications can reduce the effectiveness of birth...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Jun 30, 2022
For Janet, 78, the uncontrollable shaking was causing her frustration to boil over. The only silver lining was that her identical twin sister, Janis...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.

Health In A Heartbeat

Sun-damaged selfies get teens’ attention

Aug 31, 2022

  When health officials in Brazil wanted to show teens the effects of too much exposure to the sun, they used technology they could relate to: selfies. Specifically, they used a face-aging app that showed the teens what prolonged exposure to ultraviolet, or UV, radiation could do to their skin...

Animal Airwaves

From Wildlife to Other Animals and Humans: How and Why Diseases Spread

Sep 23, 2022

The news is full of accounts of viruses jumping species from animal to animal and subsequently to humans. But why and how is this happening, and how are patterns of transmission changing over time? Most importantly, what does that mean for animal and human health? On this show, Dr. Maureen Long, an...