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UF researcher named the inaugural Evelyn F. McKnight chair in the Institute on Aging

By Morgan Sherburne • Oct 1, 2015

The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida and the UF Institute on Aging are pleased to announce the formation of a newly endowed chair, the Evelyn F. McKnight chair for clinical...

UF celebrates 50 years of Gatorade

By April Frawley Lacey • Sep 28, 2015

The research question posed to University of Florida professor J. Robert Cade, M.D., and his research fellows in 1965 was a simple one: Why were so many Gator football players getting sick in the unrelenting Florida heat? “That...

UF receives $17.5 million to speed discoveries toward better health

By Claire Baralt • Sep 24, 2015

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has been awarded $17.5 million to continue to pave the way for a swifter and more collaborative journey from research to improved health in the nation’s third...

Beloved UF Health leader whose work has helped thousands of children passes away

By April Frawley Lacey • Sep 22, 2015

A longtime University of Florida Health leader who spent his career working to improve the health of children across the country through policy reform and in the neonatal intensive care unit, where he cared for the hospital’s...

Two-drug combination shows promise against one type of pancreatic cancer

By Doug Bennett • Sep 22, 2015

One form of pancreatic cancer has a new enemy: a two-drug combination discovered by UF Health researchers that inhibits tumors and kills cancer cells in mouse models. For the first time, researchers have shown that a certain...


The miracle makers


The staff at UF Health Reproductive Medicine – Springhill use their advanced medical expertise and skill to help people achieve their dreams of starting families.

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Health In A Heartbeat

To keep the pounds off, weigh in every day

Sep 30, 2015

To keep weight off, weigh in every day. That’s the finding of a recent study, which determined that the best strategy for losing weight is to get on the scale every day and chart the progress. The findings reverse the longtime idea that a daily weigh-in isn’t a good idea. According to researchers...

Animal Airwaves

Routine check-ups and observation come to the rescue

Sep 1, 2015

Annual check-ups, routine bloodwork and keen observation are ways to keep small problems in our pets from becoming big ones. Here are some examples. Tag, a 6-year-old cat, was acting fine. But during his annual check-up, Tag’s veterinarian heard a heart murmur. An echocardiogram showed changes in...

On The Same Page

The UF Health Shands Hospital "Metro"

Sep 14, 2015

On my first day at UF, I had an appointment with Tim Goldfarb, the UF Health Shands Hospital CEO at the time. The instructions were: “Drop off your car with the valet at the entrance to the hospital and take the elevators up to the 10th floor.” Entering the hospital through the doors by the valet... Read More