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Local first responders and emergency room employees who do not have symptoms of the novel coronavirus but nonetheless worry they have been exposed to it can now receive testing at University of Florida Health. The testing...
UF Health and state officials to bring coronavirus testing to underserved populations in JacksonvilleBy Dan Leveton • Apr 7, 2020 • Lead Story
University of Florida Health is teaming up with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and local and state health and emergency management officials to begin offering COVID-19 testing for residents of the region who are at risk of being...
University of Florida Health experts and their collaborators completed over 2,000 COVID-19 tests in The Villages® last week, and while the number of positive cases is still low, experts urge continued vigilance to reduce the risk...
UF Health pediatric oncologist Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D., has received a $2.5 million grant from the pediatric cancer foundation CureSearch for Children’s Cancer to undertake a first-in-human clinical trial to test a novel form...
As more anecdotes surface from physicians around the world about patients with COVID-19 losing their senses of smell and taste, we asked Steven Munger, Ph.D, director of the University of Florida Center for Smell and Taste,...
- Todd Taylor • UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry • Apr 8, 2020
Study by UF neurointensivists details potential neurologic complications of severe respiratory virusesBy Michelle Jaffee • UF Health Shands Hospital, Department of Neurology • Apr 6, 2020
- Jill Pease • College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, Emerging Pathogens Institute • Apr 2, 2020
- Michelle Jaffee • University of Florida Academic Health Center, UF Health, College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, UF Health Jacksonville • Apr 1, 2020
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S., and second-leading cause of death, taking 50,000 lives each year. However, thanks...READ MORE
COVID-19 Impacts On Pregnant Women
WCJB 20 • Mar 30, 2020
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WFMZ • Mar 5, 2020
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USSA News • Mar 5, 2020
FL surgeon general has little public health experience. Deputies don’t have much, either.
Miami Herald • Mar 5, 2020
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The Hospitalist • Mar 5, 2020
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Medscape • Mar 5, 2020
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Cancer Network • Mar 5, 2020
UF study: New Florida law leads to decline in opioid use
Bonita Springs Florida Weekly • Mar 5, 2020
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Womens Health Mag_UK • Mar 5, 2020
Supply vs. Demand: How coronavirus impacts supply of personal hygiene products
First Coast News • Mar 5, 2020
For many of us, hand sanitizers are part of the toolkit that we use to keep ourselves and our loved ones healthy. But is it really effective in dodging bacteria and viruses, such as the coronavirus that has been impacting people around the world? It can be, if used correctly. Studies show the...
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Just as with dogs, certain feline breeds with short, broad heads have been bred for cuteness. But those same endearing features can make it very difficult for them to breathe. The term brachycephalic [brā-kē-cef-A-lic] refers to any short-snouted, flat-faced animal. Feline breeds in this category...