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University of Florida orthopaedic oncologist C. Parker Gibbs Jr., M.D., has been named chief medical officer for UF Health Shands, effective Oct. 31. In his new role, Gibbs will oversee medical staff practicing within UF Health...
If a workout feels like more pain than gain, here’s some motivation: Exercise releases a hormone that helps the body shed fat and keeps it from forming. A group led by a University of Florida Health researcher has learned more...
It might not be surprising news that a night of heavy drinking impacts a person’s short-term memory, but University of Florida researchers have found that older adults’ mental abilities are more affected by heavy drinking than...
A UF Health researcher is studying a natural therapy for treating liver cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the world. Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D., a professor of pharmaceutics in the University of Florida...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida has seen a sharp increase in fentanyl-related overdose deaths over the past five years, according to UF Health researchers who co-authored a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report out on...
- Doug Bennett • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology • Oct 20, 2016
- Sarah Carey • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • Oct 18, 2016
- Karin Lillis • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, UF Health Cancer Center • Oct 18, 2016
- Michelle Jaffee • University of Florida, UF Health, Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute • Oct 17, 2016
In March, Ronald “Ronny” Pruitt, the head football coach for Union County High School in Lake Butler, and his wife, Robin, packed their bags for a...READ MORE
1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year.
These adults are friends, mothers and fathers and...READ MORE
Almost 20% of Americans contract the flu every year, and adults average two to four colds per year— with so many viruses making the rounds, it’s...READ MORE
On The Same Page by Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
Have you sometimes forgotten a phone number, walked to another room to complete an errand but forgotten what it was while walking, or failed to notice a car approaching until it was right next to you? Occasional lapses in memory and attention may not seem significant when we’re young, but we might... Read More
Nationally known orthopaedist selected as chief medical officer for UF Health Shands
The Chipley Bugle • Oct 21, 2016
Sacred Heart, UF Launch Kidney Transplant Program
The Pensacola Voice • Oct 21, 2016
FDA funds $23M in grants to spur rare disease drug research
Becker's Hospital Review • Oct 21, 2016
Think Twice Before Posting About Your Kid Online, Pediatricians Say
Time Magazine • Oct 21, 2016
How Snakes Lost Their Legs
NPR • Oct 21, 2016
In many parts of the country, the sun is still shining strong — and that means your sunscreen should be able to stand up to the heat. But a new study from the McGraw Medical Center at Northeastern University found that nearly half of all sunscreens don’t meet the American Academy of...
Sprained ankles can have long-lasting effects
Oct 24, 2016
Self-prescription of antibiotics a growing problem
Oct 21, 2016
Febrile seizures, epilepsy could be linked to ADHD
Oct 20, 2016
You’ve probably heard of lead poisoning in small animals and children. But did you know it’s a problem in cattle too? In some areas, lead toxicity is the most common poisoning in cattle. And it’s frequently fatal, so it pays for you to know how to prevent it. If you find a dead cow or calf, lead...