UF Health designated Center of Excellence for rare inherited condition involving blood vessels

By Bill Levesque • Jun 28, 2022 • Lead Story

The nosebleeds started in elementary school for Bernadette Guthrie as she furtively dabbed her nose with a tissue lest any classmate notice. “You certainly didn’t want anyone to know you had a problem,” said Guthrie, now 74. The...

UF Health chief diversity officer named, begins Aug. 22

By Mickie Anderson • Jun 27, 2022 • Lead Story

Lakesha Butler, Pharm.D., a professor of pharmacy practice and director of diversity, equity and inclusion at Southern Illinois University deeply trained in facilitating diversity-related discussion and policy change, has been...

UF Health pediatrics expert answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines for kids under age 5

By Doug Bennett • Jun 20, 2022 • Lead Story

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorizing the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for children as young as 6 months of age, UF Health pediatrics expert Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., discusses what parents should know...

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked No. 1 in Florida, five specialties among nation’s best

By Bill Levesque • Jun 14, 2022 • Lead Story

Related video: UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital ranked No. 1 in Florida University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital continued its remarkable run as one of the Southeast’s premier pediatric medical centers as U.S...

Jupiter Medical and UF Health announce plans to shape health system of the future

Jun 7, 2022 • Lead Story

JUPITER, Fla. — Jupiter Medical Center and UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, announced today that they have entered into a letter of intent to develop plans to transform health care delivery, research...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Apr 1, 2022
Matt Benavidez gazes at the exact spot in the road where he was pronounced dead. He stands at an intersection that’s ground zero for the collision...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

Fruits, vegetables may help with ADHD symptoms in kids

Jul 1, 2022

For parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity, the produce aisle has never been more important. That’s because fruits and vegetables may help to reduce inattention in kids. Researchers at The Ohio State University reached that conclusion as after studying what foods children ate —...

Animal Airwaves

Similarities in Animals and Humans: Health and Ecosystem Impacts (Archive from March 20, 2020)

Jul 1, 2022

Sleep patterns, obesity, exercise – many of the things we think of in terms of human health affect animals as well. Many diseases that affect animals also affect humans, and vice-versa. Some similarities may be more commonly known than others, but Dr. Mike Walsh, co-director of UF’s Aquatic Animal...