May 21, 2018; OCOH: Our community, our health; Opioid Addiction: Controversies Surrounding Treatment. National town hall discussion about medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction. UF Health Street.

OCOH May 21, 2018 “Opioid Addiction: Controversies Surrounding Treatment”

UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall on the divisive topic of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. This is the highly-aniticipated follow-up to our […]

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May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Brain Tumor Association: Nearly 80,000 new cases of primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed this year. Approximately one-third or 32% of brain and CNS […]

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UF Researchers Identify Risk Factors for Chronic Pain

Alternative treatment plans for at-risk patients may curb the development of long-standing musculoskeletal pain, a leading cause of disability. UF Researchers have identified a patient-screening process for physical therapists and clinicians to […]

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May is Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally―it’s important for us […]

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the primary cause […]

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Did you know?

Less than 2% of the population participates in health research. Women, older adults, members of racial/ethnic minority groups and rural populations are often underrepresented in research, leading to findings that do not account for everyone.

HealthStreet was created to include many populations to make research findings a reflection of our diverse community and to help create health findings that can be applied to the greatest amount of people.

HealthStreet Gives People a Voice in Health Research

HealthStreet is a community engagement program at the University of Florida that bridges the gaps in health care and health research.

Using our four aims, Assessment, Service, Education, Community, HealthStreet is able to provide people a voice in research and their community’s health.


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UF HealthStreet Welcomes New Volunteers and Interns

The UF HealthStreet team is joined by more than 30 new volunteers and interns this spring! These students, participants in the C.A.M.E.O. program, will assist HealthStreet in communications strategies, epidemiological […]

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In Case You Missed It: UF HealthStreet at Gainesville VegFest 2018

The Gainesville VegFest is coming up this month on February 17, and UF HealthStreet will be there to talk about our programs and to help spread the word on healthy […]

UF Study Examining the Relationship Between Gut Bacteria and Breast Cancer

Researchers at the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida are conducting a study to examine whether bacteria that live in human gut (called “gut microbiome”) could influence the […]

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