UF Health pediatrics expert answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines for kids under age 5

By Doug Bennett • Jun 20, 2022 • Lead Story

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorizing the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for children as young as 6 months of age, UF Health pediatrics expert Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., discusses what parents should know...

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked No. 1 in Florida, five specialties among nation’s best

By Bill Levesque • Jun 14, 2022 • Lead Story

Related video: UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital ranked No. 1 in Florida University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital continued its remarkable run as one of the Southeast’s premier pediatric medical centers as U.S...

Jupiter Medical and UF Health announce plans to shape health system of the future

Jun 7, 2022 • Lead Story

JUPITER, Fla. — Jupiter Medical Center and UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, announced today that they have entered into a letter of intent to develop plans to transform health care delivery, research...

UF researchers’ artificial intelligence platform accurately predicts surgical complications

By Doug Bennett • Jun 1, 2022 • Lead Story

Complications after surgery can pose many challenges for both physicians and patients. Now, University of Florida researchers have confirmed their artificial intelligence system accurately helps doctors predict and manage these...

Chemist who explores cells’ protein interactions with light to join UF Scripps Biomedical Research

By Stacey DeLoye • May 25, 2022 • Lead Story

Promising new drugs sometimes fail when they reach clinical trials despite strong early data. A new scientist joining UF Scripps Biomedical Research aims to address this problem with new chemistry tools that map interactions...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Apr 1, 2022
Matt Benavidez gazes at the exact spot in the road where he was pronounced dead. He stands at an intersection that’s ground zero for the collision...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

Why most smokers don’t get lung cancer

Jun 24, 2022

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, but only a minority of smokers get the disease. New research suggests why: Some people may have robust mechanisms that ward off lung cancer by limiting genetic mutations. Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine say their findings...

Animal Airwaves

End-of-life Care in Pets

Jun 24, 2022

Animals experiencing a medical emergency or chronic illness are capable of receiving care they never could have, even a few years ago, due to advances in diagnostic and treatment capabilities in veterinary medicine. But there comes a time when veterinarians must communicate the news no pet owner...