UF HealthStreet to Host 2nd Annual Night of Dance

Last year in August more than 500 people from Gainesville and surrounding communities converged on Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville for an evening of live music, dancing, food, and […]

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 […]

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New UF Study to Examine the Effects of Alcohol in People Who Are Infected with HIV

A group of university research scholars at the University of Florida in the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory are studying the brain effects of alcohol use and reductions in […]

UF Researchers Find Unique Gene Therapy Prevents and Reverses Multiple Sclerosis in an Animal Model

Researchers at the University of Florida have developed a new therapy that they hope can lead the cure for MS. The process uses a gene therapy, which the researchers have […]

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! More than 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the U.S. with most being women over 50, but 10 percent are […]


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