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

Published: Oct 4th, 2017

A group of university research scholars at the University of Florida in the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory are studying alcohol use in people who are HIV positive, specifically […]

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

Published: Oct 4th, 2017

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

Published: Oct 4th, 2017

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 […]

HealthStreet Spotlight: Meet Chad T. Douglas

Published: Oct 2nd, 2017

Please welcome Chad T. Douglas, UF HealthStreet’s new Communications Specialist. Chad earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida in 2012 and his Master of Arts […]

HealthStreet Spotlight: Meet Alexis Jennings

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

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

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

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

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

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

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

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

Published: Sep 15th, 2017

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 […]

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: Jul 14th, 2017

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Mental illnesses affect people of all backgrounds in every community worldwide. While the rates of illnesses vary somewhat across studies, about one of […]