Traci Spray d’Auguste named UF Health Shands chief operating officer

By Rossana Passaniti • Oct 10, 2019 • Lead Story

Traci Spray d’Auguste has been appointed chief operating officer for UF Health Shands, with responsibility for the operations of the Gainesville hospitals and hospital-based programs. D’Auguste will provide operational...

Gut microbiome may be linked to high blood pressure and depression, UF Health researchers find

By Doug Bennett • Sep 30, 2019 • Lead Story

In the fight against high blood pressure and depression, there’s a new target being investigated by University of Florida Health researchers: gut bacteria. People with both conditions appear to have a distinct microbial profile...

Therapeutic protein delivery prevents diabetic complications in preclinical models

By Doug Bennett • Sep 23, 2019 • Lead Story

A bacterium commonly found in fermented foods can be used to deliver therapeutic protein and prevent a common, sight-stealing diabetic complication in mice, University of Florida Health researchers have found. If clinical studies...

UF Health, Stanford get $7.6 million grant to expand diabetes program

By Bill Levesque • Sep 19, 2019 • Lead Story

Leon Bain knows diabetes too well. He has Type 1, which means his pancreas produces little or no insulin. His brother died from the frightful complications of uncontrolled Type 1. His mother had Type 2 diabetes. So, when Bain...

Suicide rates among adolescent females higher than previously reported, UF study finds

By Jill Pease • Sep 11, 2019 • Lead Story

The gender gap in youth suicide is smaller than previous estimates, according to a new University of Florida study that found suicide mortality rates among females ages 10 to 19 have been underestimated, while rates among males...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Devin Nori • Sep 20, 2019
Today is Talk like a Pirate Day, which is a great opportunity to shed some light on scurvy - a disease that is often associated with those who sail...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Infusion of Hope

July/August 2019

UF Health patient first to receive new gene therapy for neurouscular disease since FDA approval.

Health In A Heartbeat

Who should get the HPV vaccine?

Oct 11, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the vaccine Gardasil 9 for use in men and women up to age 45 to protect them from the human papillomavirus, or HPV. About 14 million people in America are infected with HPV each year, so raising the age for the vaccine has been hailed as a great...

Animal Airwaves

Vomiting in Dogs: What it Means, When to Worry (original air-date Nov. 30, 2018)

Oct 11, 2019

Vomiting is one of the most common reasons people take their pets to the emergency room. Although the causes for vomiting can benign in some cases, such as a dog throwing up something they shouldn’t have eaten, in other cases it can be a sign of a serious health issue. On this show, Dr. Bobbi...