UF creates antibacterial agents to help eradicate antibiotic-resistant bacteria

By Donovan Baltich • Jun 10, 2021 • Lead Story

UF medicinal chemists report promising results from a study focused on new ways to of treating several types of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, advances that may help in the battle against MRSA, tuberculosis and other infectious...

Dana Zimmel appointed permanent dean at UF College of Veterinary Medicine

By Sarah Carey • Jun 7, 2021 • Lead Story

Dana N. Zimmel, D.V.M., has been named permanent dean of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, after having served in the post on an interim basis since December 2019. She becomes the college’s seventh...

UF Health first in U.S. to implant new, advanced deep brain stimulation system

By Michelle Jaffee • Jun 4, 2021 • Lead Story

A team of University of Florida Health neurosurgeons and neurologists recently became the first in the U.S. to implant a newly FDA-approved, technologically advanced deep brain stimulation system designed to more precisely target...

UF Health pediatrician offers COVID-19 vaccine advice for parents as summer approaches

By Bill Levesque • May 18, 2021 • Lead Story

The race to defeat the novel coronavirus took a major leap forward last week when the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children...

UF Health, OneFlorida join trial to see if statins can help older adults prevent heart disease, dementia

By Diana Tonnessen • May 13, 2021 • Lead Story

Can taking a statin a day keep heart disease and dementia away in seniors ages 75 and older? Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium have joined a nationwide clinical trial to...

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

Setting an early good example for kids can pay healthy dividends

Jun 11, 2021

It’s no secret that children model behaviors they observe of adults from their earliest years. After all, who else are they likely to spend more time with than their mother? New research offers specifics about what kind of effects, for better or worse, this can have on kids. The five-year study by...

Animal Airwaves

Pets Not Eating, or Eating Too Much? A Healthy Appetite, Defined

Jun 11, 2021

Is your pet a picky eater? Does it sometimes refuse to eat? Or do you have a four-legged friend that will eat anything and everything in sight? Our animals’ feeding patterns can tell us a lot about their needs — and potentially, their health. On this show, Dr. Richard Hill, an internal...