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UF veterinary emergency specialists save Doberman from near-drowning episode

By Sarah Carey • Jan 24, 2017

A Doberman pinscher puppy named Bo nearly drowned in the family pool, then his heart stopped upon arrival at the University of Florida’s pet emergency clinic in Ocala. But after CPR administered by UF veterinary medical...

Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

By Jill Pease • Jan 19, 2017

Add one more to the long list of reasons to keep active: A new University of Florida study demonstrates that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher blood sugar among adults who are at a healthy weight. The...

UF plays key role in trial for successful Ebola vaccine

By Evan Barton • Dec 23, 2016

An international group of researchers associated with the World Health Organization has published its final report on the Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea, finding that the vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent Ebola...

Four state universities collaborate on $10 million center to address Zika and other diseases

By Cindy Spence • Dec 22, 2016

With a $10 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University of Florida will lead a highly collaborative research program focused on stopping diseases such as Zika before they spread farther into...

Cancer cells’ transition can drive tumor growth, UF Health researchers find

By Doug Bennett • Dec 21, 2016

As cancerous tumors fester in the body, they need an ever-increasing blood supply to deliver the oxygen and nutrients that fuel their growth. Now, a team led by University of Florida Health researchers has established how some...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Alisha Kinman • Dec 23, 2016
In late fall of 2008, Gracyn DenBesten, 9 at the time, of Windermere practiced tirelessly to perfect her solo to “Away in a Manger” for her church’s...READ MORE

On The Same Page

The Year in Review: Celebrating Our Achievements in 2016 Part 1

Jan 19, 2017

2016 was a tremendous year of continued growth and progress for UF Health. In this “year-in-review” issue of OTSP, we highlight achievements in each of the colleges. Next week, we’ll do the same for our research centers and institutes, as well as our hospitals. College of Dentistry Dean: Isabel... Read More

The POST Magazine

The POST - January 2017

January 2017

UF Health ShandsCair reaches a milestone in saving lives

Health In A Heartbeat

Taking probiotics may help spinal cord injury patients in recovery

Jan 24, 2017

In recent years, researchers around the world have begun to uncover the health benefits of the trillions of bacteria, collectively referred to as microbiota, that live in our gut. Recent studies have found a healthy gut can increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy and lower obesity risk in youth...

Animal Airwaves

Cat versus Christmas tree

Jan 1, 2017

Ahh…Christmas. The smell of spiced cider, the glitter of lights—and the crash of tree ornaments your cat bats to the floor. Balancing Christmas tree love with your cat’s safety is challenging, but doable. First, let your cat get used to the naked Christmas tree before you start decorating. Then,...