Two-drug combo shows dramatic results for COVID-19 patients, UF Health researchers find

By Kelly Sobers • Jan 26, 2021 • Lead Story

Combining an anti-inflammatory drug with an antiviral drug reduces recovery time and accelerates improvement for COVID-19 patients, a national study co-authored by UF Health researchers has found. Patients treated with a...

UF Health pharmacist Clayton Johnston administers a second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Dr. Nicole Iovine, chief epidemiology officer for the UF Health Shands Hospital system.

UF Health expanding access to COVID-19 vaccinations

By Bill Levesque • Jan 5, 2021 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

With the novel coronavirus continuing its unabated march through communities local and global, University of Florida Health is moving into the next stage of its COVID-19 vaccination program this week as it begins to offer...

UF Health researcher answers top questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines

By Bill Levesque • Jan 4, 2021 • Lead Story

The leading COVID-19 vaccines aren’t anything like the polio vaccination your grandparents received — or even the flu shot you got this fall. A look under the hood unveils a remarkable advancement in medicine. The COVID-19...

Emily Benitez lifts the sleeve of her outfit to receive an injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. A woman wearing a white medical coat provides the injection. Both are wearing masks.

Moderna vaccinations begin for health care employees at UF Health in Gainesville

By Bill Levesque a... • Dec 23, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health faculty and staff today began receiving a vaccine developed by Moderna, the second of two authorized vaccines upon which rest the hopes of ending a relentless pandemic. At 10 a.m., David R. Nelson, M...

UF Health in Gainesville begins vaccinating high-risk health care employees against COVID-19

By Bill Levesque, ... • Dec 16, 2020 • Lead Story

After months of anguish and anticipation, after the long days and the longer nights of a pandemic that has stressed communities across Florida, the nation and the world, Gainesville took the first step today toward an eventual...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Molly Brennan • Jan 8, 2021
Eastside High School sophomore Akash Verma may be one of the busiest 16-year-olds in Alachua County. Akash is a member of his school’s Key Club,...READ MORE

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Eternally Intertwined

August 2020

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

Health In A Heartbeat

Forget 98.6 degrees: Humans are getting cooler

Jan 27, 2021

We may need to relearn the notion that a body temperature of 98.6 degrees is optimal. A German physician in 1868 first identified this number. But something funny has been happening to us humans in the subsequent 152 years.  Some of us are getting cooler. A recent study of an isolated Amazonian...

Animal Airwaves

Corneal Ulcers: A Common and Painful Eye Problem in Pets

Jan 22, 2021

Scratches or abrasions of the eye, known as corneal ulcers, are a common eye problem diagnosed in pets. Ulcers of the cornea can occur for a variety of reasons and can be very painful to animals experiencing them. While all corneal ulcers require treatment, some cases may require immediate...