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Study finds one breast cancer radiation therapy leads others in cost-effectiveness, quality of life

By Jill Pease • May 23, 2017 • Lead Story

In a study of three radiation therapies for early-stage breast cancer, one treatment option stands out as offering the most value based on factors including health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and quality of life. The treatment,...

UF researchers link brain regulation of immune system responses to changes in gut microbiota

By Sarah Carey • May 11, 2017 • Lead Story

Scientists at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine have linked brain communication to immune system response in the gut, a finding that could have implications for the treatment of many immune and neurologic...

UF Health North cuts ribbon on new inpatient hospital

By Dan Leveton • May 10, 2017 • Lead Story

CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268 (office) 904-537-5481 (mobile) The second phase of UF Health North is another step closer to reality today as UF Health leaders and community members took part in a ribbon...

UF Health breaks ground for multispecialty medical facility at Springhill

By Rossana Passaniti • May 8, 2017 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health officials today announced an expansion of clinical services at UF Health Springhill during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new building behind the current facility off Northwest 39th Avenue. The...

UF receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation

By Michelle Jaffee • Apr 26, 2017 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

The U.S. Defense Department is looking for ways to speed up cognitive skills training — the types of skills useful for specialists such as linguists, intelligence analysts and cryptographers — and is awarding University of...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Alisha Kinman • May 12, 2017
Monitoring our tiniest patients within hospital walls and beyond. David “Jackson” Rodes was born on April 8 to Ashley DuBois and David Rodes of...READ MORE

On The Same Page

Innovation in Cardiovascular Surgery for Mitral Valve Disease

Mar 2, 2017

Robert Kuemmerlein suffered from progressively worsening shortness of breath, even when engaged in simple activities like walking to the mailbox or going up a few stairs. He also had trouble sleeping. These symptoms were caused by congestive heart failure due to damage of the aortic and mitral... Read More

The POST Magazine

Helpful Habits

May - June 2017

UF Researchers using new strategies to tackle Alzheimer's and other memory disorders.

Health In A Heartbeat

Treating female hair loss

May 24, 2017

Male pattern baldness is commonly expected, but women experience hair loss, too. About 40 percent of those adults losing their hair are women, according to the American Hair Loss Association. The experience can be especially damaging psychologically for women, many of whom consider their hair to be...

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Doing your due diligence fighting heartworms

May 1, 2017

It’s mosquito season, which recalls the life-threatening effects of heartworm disease. So if you’re the parent of a dog, cat or ferret, listen up. Adult heartworms living inside dogs or wild canids—that is, their natural hosts—produce offspring that travel in the blood. Feeding mosquitoes ingest...