University of Florida Health researchers find “switch” that lets common, cancer-causing virus replicate

By Doug Bennett • Jan 17, 2020 • Lead Story

Many viruses are master manipulators, hijacking cellular functions to propagate, spread and avoid elimination by their hosts’ immune system. Now, University of Florida researcher Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, M.D., Ph.D., and her...

UF Health The Villages® Hospital cuts ribbon for new freestanding emergency room

Jan 16, 2020 • Lead Story

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — UF Health is one step closer to opening its newest freestanding emergency room, which will soon provide convenient access to high-quality health care in Wildwood and surrounding communities as the demand for...

UF Health officials opened the doors Wednesday to UF Health The Oaks, which brings three specialty practices into the former Sears retail space at The Oaks Mall on W Newberry Road, Gainesville.

UF Health opens three specialty medical practices at Gainesville’s The Oaks Mall

By Doug Bennett • Jan 14, 2020 • Video, Lead Story

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health today debuted three new specialty practices at The Oaks Mall, putting crucial services in the heart of the community and further invigorating Gainesville’s most popular shopping...

UF Health researchers have developed a new quality measure for CMS to evaluate care in nearly 1,700 psychiatric hospitals nationwide. Image Courtesy Getty Images.

UF Health researchers develop CMS quality measure to evaluate inpatient psychiatric hospitals

By Matthew Splett • Jan 14, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health researchers, in collaboration with the Health Services Advisory Group, have completed a new quality measure for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to evaluate care in nearly 1,700...

UF researchers develop easy tool to predict risk of heart attack, stroke

By Jill Pease • Jan 9, 2020 • Lead Story

A new assessment tool can predict users’ 10-year risk of heart attack or stroke with just a few patient-inputted responses, no lab tests required. Developed by University of Florida researchers, the EZ-CVD calculates a person’s...

Hope & Healing Blog

by • Jan 23, 2020
It’s often difficult to widen your lens and focus on the big picture. This can also prove true in health care. While specialized care is necessary to...READ MORE

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Jan 27, 2020

Sarcoma is often known as the “forgotten cancer,” only making up approximately 1% of cancer diagnoses in adults but about 15% of cancers in those under the age of 20. Sarcoma forms in the body’s connective tissues that support, protect and give structure to other tissues and organs in the body,...

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Pet Emergencies: How Proper Awareness, Action and Prevention Can Save Lives

Jan 24, 2020

Emergencies by nature are unexpected, and create high levels of stress for everyone concerned. If your pet suddenly experiences any of the following signs — severe or unstoppable bleeding; difficulty breathing; persistent vomiting or diarrhea, even a mild eye injury — an immediate call to your...