University of Florida veterinarians collaborate to save the eye of a rare okapi calf

By Sarah Carey • Feb 5, 2019 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Six weeks after receiving a groundbreaking procedure performed by a University of Florida veterinarian to correct a rare eye abnormality, an endangered okapi calf is recuperating well at White Oak Conservation Foundation in Yulee...

UF Health performed Florida-record 70 lung transplants in 2018, maintaining excellent patient outcomes

By Bill Levesque • Feb 4, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Edward Henry Jr., his lungs scarred by an incurable disease, thought it was a death sentence when he was told that he was too old to undergo lung transplant surgery. “I can’t waste lungs on you,” Henry recalled a surgeon at a...

UF Researcher Jobin examines results on a screen

UF researcher finds link between common food poison toxin and colorectal cancer

By Kacey Finch • Feb 4, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

University of Florida researchers have found a link between colorectal cancer in mice and the most commonly reported bacterial cause of food poisoning in the United States. Little is known about Campylobacter jejuni, a bacteria...

UF Health Florida Recovery Center expands with newly renovated facility

By Todd Taylor • Jan 30, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

To address the growing public health threat of substance use disorders, UF Health is expanding its Florida Recovery Center with a new 9,000-square-foot renovated building that will provide more space for patient care, group...

Rendering of the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health

University of Florida and UF Health Announce $20 Million Gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation

By Steve Orlando • Jan 17, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Funds will help launch institute at UF Health for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases The University of Florida and UF Health have received a $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation that...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kelly Daly • Feb 7, 2019
Natalie Mangum was married to her husband, Mike, for five years when he woke up one day and said, “I want to move to Florida.” The idea of a cross-...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Demistifying Dialysis

December 2018 - January 2019

UF Health education program shows patients that in-home dialysis can change their lives.

Health In A Heartbeat

First flu infection muffles effect of related flu viruses

Feb 15, 2019

When the next devastating flu pandemic hits — think the swine flu of 2009 or the so-called Asian “bird flu” — how will you fare? That depends partly on the first kind of flu virus you ever contracted and how closely it relates to the flu threat of the moment, researchers now say. Flu viruses come...

Animal Airwaves

Careers in Veterinary Technology

Feb 15, 2019

Archive (Original air date: Oct. 19) Just as nurses work in a variety of roles to assist doctors in human medicine, veterinary technicians – who are also known as nurses – work to assist veterinarians in many different aspects of animal care. They work in private veterinary hospitals, in academic...