Edition Information: Volume 3, Issue 9, 2016

Thank you for reading HealthStreet's Monthly Newsletter. This will 

keep you up to date with HealthStreet's events! 

Visit Our Website: MyHealthStreet.org

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     This Month's HealthStreet Statistics:

 

42 NEW HealthStreet Members 

116 NEW Navigations to UF Research

25 NEW Enrollments to UF Research

80 Blood Pressure Screenings

 

 

7,814 Total HealthStreet Members   

***Numbers reflect data collected between 7/19/2016 and 8/18/2016*** 

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Join us September 24! Our Community, Our Health: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care

Join us September 24! Our Community, Our Health: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care

New health research will be shared from a panel of experts and advocates on the new era of personalized care for prostate cancer.

 

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Research at HealthStreet: Is your age affecting your emotions? A new study is attempting to find out!

Research at HealthStreet: Is your age affecting your emotions? A new study is attempting to find out!

Researchers at the University of Florida are currently investigating how the mechanisms of experiencing emotion change as a person ages.

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HealthStreet's Night of Dance: Continuing a thriving partnership between our community and UF

HealthStreet's Night of Dance: Engaging the Community with Health Research

"My congrats to everyone on your team for putting together one of the best events of that kind that I have attended."

- Ronnie Lovler, Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator at Suwanee River AHEC.

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Visit our new Cancer Research Engagement Program web page HERE to learn about research opportunities, health education and medical and social resources all devoted to cancer!

Contact Cheri Knecht, (352-294-4882) for assistance with resources, clinical trials information or other cancer related concerns. 

HealthStreet Cancer Corner Testimonial

"I feel that I have found my voice with the HealthStreet program. The support and resources they provided have equipped me to stay in good health."

Yazmin Minter
Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – September

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – September

 

It’s important to have regular women’s health exams namely a pelvic exam because it can find some reproductive systems at an early stage.

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NEW Diabetes Support Group at HealthStreet September 28, 2016
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Exercise with HealthStreet: Free Yoga and Zumba for our Members!
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Would you like to help HealthStreet build community, support students and continue its groundbreaking research?

Volunteer your time and talent.

Make a gift of any amount.

 

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For More HealthStreet Events, Click on Our Calendar!

Every month, HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, Community Health Worker outreach efforts, classes, support groups and events that aim to better the community's health! 

Click here to see our September calendar 

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Resources for Researchers

HealthStreet offers great services to UF investigators. Community Health Workers meet community members in the field and link them to studies through the coordinator. We also routinely check our population database for persons who may fit eligibility criteria for UF studies.  Find out what HealthStreet can do for your research study! 

Pictured:  Participants in the Interactive Games to Increase Older Adults' Sense of Social Connectedness Study. The private investigator for the study was Yu-Hao Lee, PhD. Study coordinators were doctoral students Min Xiao and Robert Wells.

Learn how HealthStreet can help your study

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About HealthStreet

HealthStreet is a community engagement program that connects community members to medical and social services and opportunities to participate in health research at the University of Florida.  By completing a health assessment with one of our Community Health Workers, we can provide you many low or no-cost services, including eye exams, mental health counseling, dance classes, cooking classes, health support groups, a clothing closet and a toiletry pantry. Your voice is important, and you can be heard by becoming a HealthStreet member. 

Learn more about HealthStreet

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