CALL US: 1-352-733-0111

UF Health researcher elected as fellow of prominent scientific group

By Doug Bennett • Nov 30, 2016

Laura P.W. Ranum, Ph.D., has been named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which recognizes those who make distinguished scientific advances. Ranum is director of the UF Center for NeuroGenetics...

UF to receive nearly $10 million to support new agricultural safety and health center

By Evan Barton • Nov 29, 2016

The University of Florida has received a grant of nearly $10 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH, for a five-year project to...

Simple genetic test shows promise for better outcomes in heart stent patients

By Doug Bennett • Nov 15, 2016

A quick, precise genetic test can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effective medication for some heart patients, a group led by University of Florida Health researchers has found...

UF Health researchers awarded federal grant to help battle prescription drug abuse

By Doug Bennett • Nov 14, 2016

A group led by University of Florida Health researchers has a received a three-year, $600,000 federal grant that will help fight prescription drug abuse by making a statewide database more useful for physicians and more...

Nationally known orthopaedist selected as chief medical officer for UF Health Shands

By Melissa Blouin • Oct 19, 2016

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...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Alisha Kinman • Nov 2, 2016
For Shands Fletcher West, everything changed in a split second. The 28-year-old from Apopka was driving on Interstate 4 near Sanford on Feb. 27 when...READ MORE

On The Same Page

Hurricane Matthew: Stories from the Front Line

Nov 8, 2016

Beginning as a tropical storm 35 miles southeast of St Lucia on Sept. 28, 2016, Hurricane Matthew explosively intensified as it tracked across the Caribbean Sea. Matthew became a hurricane 190 miles northeast of Curaçao on Sept. 29. It ultimately achieved Category 5 intensity the... Read More

The POST Magazine

Heart to Heart

October 2016

UF surgeons and dedicated medical teams give miracle conjoined twins a chance at a full life through ground-breaking procedures.

Health In A Heartbeat

Years carrying excess pounds could contribute to cancer

Nov 30, 2016

Women looking for some extra motivation to lose weight might consider this: A new study shows the longer those pounds stay on, the higher the risk for breast, endometrial, colon and kidney cancers. Odds of getting cancer increased by 10 percent for every 10 years a woman was obese, and they climbed...

Animal Airwaves

AA Live: Upper Airway Disease and Emergencies in Dogs

Nov 12, 2016

Proper functioning of a patient’s airway and the ability to breath are critical to survival. In dogs, respiratory distress or difficulty breathing is a sign that a trip to the emergency veterinarian may be necessary. On this show, Dr. Carver, an emergency and critical care specialist, will discuss...