OCOH, Opioids: A Crisis Facing Our Communities

On August 30th, from 6:00-7:15PM, Palm Beach State College hosted the latest Our Community, Our Health event, an interactive town hall focused on the national opioid crisis. A panel of guest speakers […]

HealthStreet Spotlight: Meet Alexis Jennings

Alexis is one of our dedicated research assistants here at HealthStreet. Alexis is a 2nd year Master’s student studying public health with a concentration in social and behavioral sciences. Alexis speaks […]

A Season of Storms: Public Health and the Menace of Natural Disasters

It has not been a calm, quiet couple of weeks—not for the Atlantic, the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico or the greater Southeast United States. In a matter of a […]

New Study Seeks to Understand if There is a Relationship Between Body Fat and the Efficacy of Vaccines

Graduate students at the University of Florida are conducting a research study in order to evaluate the effect of obesity on the immune response to the Pneumovax 23 vaccine. “This […]

UF Study to Assess the Health Benefits of Gardening

A group of research scholars at the University of Florida Department of Environmental Horticulture are exploring the effects of engaging in gardening or art activities on the psychological and physiological […]

September Is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

This September will mark the 28th anniversary of National Recovery Month. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 21.5 million people aged 12 or older have suffered […]

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In Case You Missed It: Our National Discussion on the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

Researchers and physicians from the University of Florida, Nova Southeastern University and Resolute Anesthesia & Pain Solutions are sharing the latest findings on the opioid crisis in the U.S. to address community concerns at a […]

Community Health Worker Spotlight

This month, HealthStreet would like to recognize another exceptional Community Health Worker (CHW): Deidra Oliver. Deidra Oliver is a HealthStreet CHW in Union County. Through funding from the Florida Blue Foundation, Oliver […]

June 27th: National HIV Testing Day

The Facts: More than 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV 1 in 7 Americans living with HIV are unaware of their status In 2015, 39,513 people were […]

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