UF and Scripps Research announce talks to integrate

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Jul 22, 2021 • Lead Story

In a move designed to marry the clinical and educational expertise of the state’s flagship university with one of the world’s premier biomedical research enterprises, the University of Florida and Scripps Research today...

UF College of Medicine adds first new clinical department in 30 years

By Karen Dooley • Jul 16, 2021 • Lead Story

The University of Florida College of Medicine has launched the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, or PM&R, the first time in 30 years a new clinical department has been formed. The new department works to...

UF Health survey shows caregivers of youth baseball pitchers unaware of overuse guidelines

By Bill Levesque • Jul 15, 2021 • Video, Lead Story

The human arm just isn’t designed to throw a baseball, whether it belongs to a major leaguer torching a batter with a 100 mph fastball or a 10-year-old whose toss wouldn’t break a pane of glass. “If you look at the ligament in...

UF researchers discover new disease fatal to gopher tortoises

By Sarah Carey • Jul 13, 2021 • Video, Lead Story

University of Florida veterinary researchers have discovered a new bacteria strongly associated with death in gopher tortoises, a crucial species because their burrows provide shelter for more than 350 other creatures living in...

Patients with severe COVID-19 twice as likely to require future hospitalizations for other illnesses

By Jill Pease • Jul 6, 2021 • Lead Story

People who have recovered from a bout of severe COVID-19 may still have reason for concern about their health. A new University of Florida study has found that patients who had a severe case of the disease were more than twice as...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Apr 29, 2021
March 2020 marked the beginning of Florida’s battle against COVID-19, and with it came a flood of fundamental changes to our everyday lives. “The new...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

Weekly insulin injections found to be as effective as daily shots

Jun 30, 2021

Insulin injections, which people with Type 2 diabetes have used for decades to control their blood sugar, have been found to be just as effective and safe when done weekly instead of daily. That’s the takeaway from two recent international clinical trials. It’s also good news for patients, who...

Animal Airwaves

The Role of Veterinary Forensic Pathology in Animal Cruelty Investigations

Jul 23, 2021

Unfortunately, animal cruelty is all around us.  Although animal cruelty investigations are led by law enforcement, veterinarians play a huge role in these investigations.  On this show, Dr. Adam Stern, a veterinary pathologist specializing in veterinary forensics, will provide us with updates on...