Florida universities, health centers collaborate on COVID-19 outreach to minority communities

By Staff Writer • Nov 16, 2020 • Lead Story

Armed with a $1 million award from the National Institutes of Health, universities and health care entities throughout the state of Florida are collaborating to provide outreach and engagement to ethnic and racial minority...

University of Florida Health ranked on two Forbes' lists of best workplaces

By Doug Bennett • Nov 16, 2020 • Lead Story

With its flagship hospital already ranked the best in Florida, University of Florida Health has earned two more distinctions: It is No. 12 on Forbes’ list of the state’s best places to work and No. 50 in the nation for female...

Colleen Koch, the new dean of the UF College of Medicine

UF College of Medicine names new dean

By Karen Dooley • Oct 30, 2020 • Lead Story

Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, becoming the 10th dean and the first woman to hold the appointment in the college’s 64-year history. Koch, who currently...

UF Health enrolls first patient in clinical trial aimed at creating new treatment for COVID-19

By Bill Levesque • Oct 29, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health has enrolled its first patient in a clinical trial for the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ monoclonal antibody cocktail to treat COVID-19, a therapy that might neutralize the coronavirus and prevent it...

National effort to hasten treatments for those with pancreatic cancer enrolling patients at UF Health

By Kacey Finch • Oct 21, 2020 • Lead Story

A novel clinical trial platform that aims to accelerate treatment discoveries for people battling pancreatic cancer is now enrolling patients at 15 sites nationwide, including the University of Florida Health Cancer Center....

Hope & Healing Blog

by Lauren Gajda • Nov 10, 2020
Anthony Macchio was already familiar with UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. After his second daughter, Isabel, was born with a heart defect in...READ MORE

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Weighted blankets can help with insomnia

Nov 30, 2020

For some people, there is a new way to stop losing sleep because of chronic insomnia: a weighted blanket. Swedish researchers have found that for people with insomnia or certain psychiatric disorders, using a weighted blanket for four weeks brought about better sleep, a higher level of daytime...

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Pesky Skin Parasites (original air: Dec. 13, 2014)

Nov 20, 2020

Does your pet have a constant itch? Understanding and managing allergies in pets can be a huge challenge, both for pet owners and their veterinarians. In a follow-up to an earlier show on itchy pets, Dr. Dunbar Gram, a veterinary dermatology specialist, will discuss how certain parasites – fleas...