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UF Health leaders transition to new roles

By Melissa Blouin • Apr 15, 2014

Two UF Health leaders will assume new roles within the system as of July 1. Timothy M. Goldfarb, CEO of UF Health Shands since 2001, will be the UF Health executive vice president for regional and governmental affairs, and Ed...

Mother knows best: Quadruplets thriving 14 years after mom was told she couldn't carry them

By Dan Leveton • Apr 15, 2014

After five unsuccessful fertility treatments, Michelle and Rey Regulacion wondered if their dream of having a child together would ever come true. But when they attempted in-vitro fertilization for the sixth time, they received...

UF Health researchers validate early predictor of lethal kidney condition

By Marilee Griffin • Apr 14, 2014

Researchers have found a way to identify critically ill patients who are at risk of developing acute kidney injury — a potentially fatal and often asymptomatic condition. Their findings may be the first to validate two markers...

Strengthened collaboration to improve nursing education and patient care at UF Health

By Tracy Brown Wright • Apr 9, 2014

In keeping with national recommendations to improve nursing practice and help nurses become well-positioned to lead change and advance health, the University of Florida College of Nursing and the UF Health system’s division of...

UF researchers say new test may identify tickborne disease capable of infecting humans

By Sarah Carey • Apr 1, 2014

University of Florida veterinary researchers say a simple DNA-based test could help identify strains of a debilitating tickborne disease that infects an increasing number of people. The research marks the first time scientists...

The POST

Fixing broken hearts

February 2014

With a nationally renowned Congenital Heart Center and experts dedicated to adult cardiovascular care, UF Health has become a leader in caring for the heart and the supporting blood vessels around it that help it thrive. This month, we stitched together a few stories about the myriad ways UF Health experts are helping to fix broken hearts (and blood vessels).

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Health In A Heartbeat

Diagnosis by laser

Apr 15, 2014

It’s something even the Jetsons couldn’t predict: Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a laser that can diagnose diseases. Researchers say the laser could potentially detect trace gases in exhaled breath in a surgery room. For example, people with diabetes exhale tiny amounts of...

Animal Airwaves

Raw food diet

Apr 1, 2014

Why is it that many veterinarians nix commercial raw meat diets for cats even though our frisky felines eat the mice and birds they kill? One big difference is that when cats kill prey, they eat it before bacteria can grow. As raw meat is sorted, ground and packaged, bacteria multiply rapidly. That...

On The Same Page

Bachelor of Health Science Program at the College of Public Health and Health Professions

Apr 2, 2014

The educational programs at the UF Health Science Center are, for the most part, focused on professional degrees. But did you know that more than 500 students have chosen an undergraduate pre-professional major in health science at the College of Public Health and Health Professions? To prepare... Read More