UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications

By Doug Bennett • Apr 19, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is more accurate than a doctor when it comes to predicting surgical complications. An artificial intelligence system successfully tested at UF is a dual...

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital reaches $100 million fundraising milestone

By Lauren Irizarry • Apr 16, 2019 • Lead Story

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, or CMN Hospitals, at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone in the organization’s history: $100 million raised since the program’s inception in 1985. “For...

UF Health Jacksonville breaks ground on second phase of Wildlight project

By Dan Leveton • Apr 11, 2019 • Lead Story

UF Health Jacksonville broke ground today on a joint project with the YMCA within the new community of Wildlight in Nassau County. UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight will have 36,000 square feet and include a YMCA fitness...

UF Institute on Aging study shows chronic pain might accelerate brain aging

By Bill Levesque • Apr 9, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Scientists have long recognized the human brain appears to keep time to its own internal clock, its biological age speeding or slowing depending on a host of factors. Someone with a higher education, for example, might have a...

UF Health geriatrics integrates geropsychologist in senior care

By Bill Levesque • Apr 8, 2019 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Quality medical care for older Americans needs to be about more than blood pressure, blood sugar and boxes checked during a physical exam, according to Laurence M. Solberg, M.D, chief of the University of Florida College of...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Amy Cook • Apr 15, 2019
Join the conversation this National Healthcare Decisions Day Before I Die walls, a way for community members to reflect on their mortality and...READ MORE

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Surgical Excellence

March 2019

UF Health lung transplant team rises to top in Florida

Health In A Heartbeat

When a bad report card on a Friday means a Saturday beating

Apr 22, 2019

Bringing home a report card can be an emotional time for any young student. Will they get to celebrate their achievements with their parents, or maybe get encouraged to try harder next semester? A study found another strong emotion that often comes home with the student: Fear. A study by University...

Animal Airwaves

Mending broken canine hearts

Apr 23, 2019

Nearly 8 million dogs in the United States have heart disease. Of those, nearly 75 percent suffer from degenerative mitral valve disease. Medical management can slow its progression, sometimes for years. But once the heart begins to fail, most dogs don’t have long to live. Now, some dogs with...