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JULY 26, 2018: OCOH: Our Community, Our Health; Minority Mental Health Month Starting a Conversation to Overcome Stigma, National town hall

OCOH July 26, 2018 “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”

Published: Jul 6th, 2018

Join the Conversation to Help #CureStigma Register Now!   On Thursday, July 26th UF HealthStreet will be hosting an OCOH town hall in observation of National Minority Mental Health Awareness […]

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Minority Health Hurt by Lack of Participation in Clinical Trials, Researchers Say

Published: Jul 5th, 2018

As more research reveals that genetics affect disease susceptibility and drug efficacy, researchers are looking for ways to get more minorities involved in drug and medical research. Reprinted from United […]

Linda Cottler, chair and associate dean for research, PHHP and COM department of epidemiology

Dr. Cottler Appointed to Association for Clinical and Translational Science Board of Directors

Published: Jul 5th, 2018

Founding Director of UF HealthStreet, Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH, FACE, has recently been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). […]

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Recognizing Risks in Older Patients Before Surgery

Published: Jun 1st, 2018

Thanks to Dr. Catherine Price and her colleagues, UF Health has introduced a program that accesses the risk of post-surgical complications from dementia before any surgical procedures that involve anesthesia […]

National HIV Testing Day

Free HIV Testing at HealthStreet – National HIV Testing Day: June 27, 2018

Published: May 31st, 2018

Over 36.7 million people are living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) worldwide, with 1.1 million located in the United States. Of those in the U.S. living with HIV, 1 in […]

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In Case You Missed It: OCOH, Opioid Addiction “Controversies Surrounding Treatment”

Published: May 29th, 2018

UF HealthStreet hosted the 17th national Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) town hall, the second in our series covering the opioid crisis, on May 21, 2018. This event featured a panel of […]

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”

Published: May 7th, 2018

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 […]

Brain Scan

May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month

Published: May 4th, 2018

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

Published: May 4th, 2018

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

Published: May 4th, 2018

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 […]