UF Health study: Popular quinolone ear drops carry risk of eardrum perforation

By Bill Levesque • May 22, 2019 • Lead Story

Millions of Americans each year visit their doctor for an outer ear infection known as “swimmer’s ear.” Physicians often prescribe antibiotic quinolone ear drops, which have long been viewed as safe and effective. But a new study...

UF nursing researchers awarded $2.57 million grant to focus on preventing falls among older patients

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • May 7, 2019 • Lead Story

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers have been awarded a five-year $2.57 million grant for a project that will use registered nurses’ observation notes to prevent death and injury of hospitalized older adults...

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Dr. David R. Nelson named to top leadership position at University of Florida Health

By Doug Bennett • Apr 30, 2019 • Lead Story

Dr. David R. Nelson has been named senior vice president for health affairs at the University of Florida and president of UF Health, the university’s academic health center, UF President Kent Fuchs announced today. The...

UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications

By Doug Bennett • Apr 19, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is more accurate than a doctor when it comes to predicting surgical complications. An artificial intelligence system successfully tested at UF is a dual...

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital reaches $100 million fundraising milestone

By Lauren Irizarry • Apr 16, 2019 • Lead Story

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, or CMN Hospitals, at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone in the organization’s history: $100 million raised since the program’s inception in 1985. “For...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Sofia DiMartino • May 20, 2019
June 26, 2017, was the worst day of Gary and Carly Allen’s lives. It was the day their child, 2 1/2-year-old Lennox Allen, was diagnosed with an...READ MORE

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Super Tory

April 2019

This 8-pound robotic baby cries, grunts and blinks, all while helping to educate medical students

Health In A Heartbeat

Push-up ability linked to lower rate of cardiovascular disease

May 22, 2019

Can you drop and do 40 push-ups? Middle-aged men who can hit that mark have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those who can only do less than 10 push-ups. So says a recent study by Harvard University researchers, who concluded that push-up abilities were more strongly associated with...

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Negotiating the maze of pet insurance

May 22, 2019

If you’re a pet parent, it’s understandable if trying to negotiate pet insurance options is making your head spin. The American Veterinary Medical Association has some helpful take-aways. Along with doing your own research, get your veterinarian’s take on different companies and their plans — that...