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UF researchers invent device that makes chemotherapy more personalized, efficient

By Doug Bennett • Jun 30, 2015

Two University of Florida researchers have invented a device that makes chemotherapy treatments more personalized, efficient and affordable. The miniaturized platform, known as a microarray, uses patients’ cancer cells to test...

UF Health Cancer Center appoints new director

By Lindy Brounley • Jun 29, 2015

Jonathan D. Licht, M.D., an internationally known expert in blood cancers, has been appointed director of the University of Florida Health Cancer Center. His appointment will be effective Oct. 1. Licht comes to UF Health from...

UF Health represented at TEDxUF 2015

By Marilee Griffin • Jun 1, 2015

In March, TEDxUF 2015 showcased eight speakers and three performances from local and national public figures, including two from UF Health. The theme was “break through.” TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that...

UF veterinary college names 2015 Distinguished Award winners

By Sarah Carey • May 26, 2015

Veterinarians focusing on areas ranging from community outreach to public health, higher education leadership, horse health and technical training have been named recipients of the University of Florida College of Veterinary...

Embedded geriatrics consults mean healthier patients, according to UF Health study

By Morgan Sherburne • May 15, 2015

When older adults have access to a geriatrician in the hospital, they are much less likely to die and more frequently leave the hospital healthier, according to a study UF Health researchers presented today (May 15) at the annual...

The POST

Better together

May 2015

Sometimes the best support for a patient comes from a person who has been there, too. This month, we share three stories from pairs of UF Health patients who’ve found that on their journeys to health, they are better together.

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Health In A Heartbeat

Eating more fish and vegetables cuts colon cancer risk

Jun 30, 2015

Your mother was right: Vegetables and fish really are good for you. In fact, eating vegetarian can reduce colon cancer risk, especially if you include fish in your diet. A new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association found that eating more vegetables and very little meat...

Animal Airwaves

LIVE: “What’s New in Equine Research”

Jun 13, 2015

Advances in equine health care frequently are the direct result of science conducted to shed light on specific problems. Treatment options for colic and many other common diseases of adult horses as well as foals have improved due to research conducted at UF and elsewhere. Dr. Chris Sanchez, a...

On The Same Page

Reshaping the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Jun 10, 2015

On her first day of kindergarten in suburban Philadelphia, Susan Nittrouer arrived at school with her grandmother. Susan wore a dress that her parents had purchased for her in Switzerland and her grandmother spoke to the teacher with a Yiddish accent. Susan also spoke to the teacher, in English,... Read More