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Gator Day 2018

Published: Feb 15th, 2018

UF HealthStreet health education and behavior (HEB) volunteers and interns traveled to Tallahassee to represent HealthStreet at this year’s Gator Day! Gator Day is an annual event that brings together University […]

Diversity Day 2018

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

Jonathan Heaven and Andrew Osorio, two of UF HealthStreet’s Community Health Workers, represented HealthStreet at Diversity Day this year! They shared with the community how HealthStreet gives a voice to […]

eating disorder

February 26 – March 4: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

From February 26, 2018 to March 4, 2018, the National Eating Disorders Association will be spreading awareness of the impact of eating disorders while providing resources for those who need […]

UF HealthStreet Welcomes New Volunteers and Interns

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

The UF HealthStreet team is joined by more than 30 new volunteers and interns this spring! These students, participants in the C.A.M.E.O. program, will assist HealthStreet in communications strategies, epidemiological […]

heart month

February is Heart Health Month

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

Appropriately recognized around Valentine’s Day, Heart Health Month encourages healthy living habits to improve heart health and to decrease the risks of heart disease. According to the CDC, cardiovascular problems, […]


In Case You Missed It: UF HealthStreet at Gainesville VegFest 2018

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

The Gainesville VegFest is coming up this month on February 17, and UF HealthStreet will be there to talk about our programs and to help spread the word on healthy […]

UF Study Examining the Relationship Between Gut Bacteria and Breast Cancer

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

Researchers at the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida are conducting a study to examine whether bacteria that live in human gut (called “gut microbiome”) could influence the […]


January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Published: Dec 22nd, 2017

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, and although early detection, diagnosis and treatment can halt vision loss caused by glaucoma, about 10 percent of people with glaucoma who receive […]

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Published: Dec 19th, 2017

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. Although relatively small, the thyroid gland plays a huge role […]


January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Published: Dec 19th, 2017

What is stalking? While legal definitions of stalking vary from one jurisdiction to another, a good working definition of stalking is “a course of conduct directed at a specific person […]