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A New Research Study Will Use Mobile Phones to Try and Better Understand Asthma

Published: Nov 29th, 2017

Asthma is the most prevalent chronic illness in childhood in the U.S. Adherence to prescribed controller medication for those with persistent subtypes of asthma is low among adolescents, according to […]

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Published: Nov 29th, 2017

During the winter months, there is more crowding, touching and a much higher chance to spread germs around. Air travel also spreads viruses around the country and flu season reaches […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): What It Is and How to Treat It

Published: Nov 29th, 2017

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a type of recurrent major depressive disorder in which episodes of depression occur around the same season each year. This condition is sometimes called the “winter […]

HealthStreet Spotlight: Meet Lauren Minnick

Published: Nov 16th, 2017

Please welcome Lauren Minnick, UF HealthStreet’s new Quality Control and Data Entry Specialist. Lauren earned her BA in Anthropology and a certificate in Latin American Studies from the University of […]

Make Your Thanksgiving More Heart Healthy

Published: Nov 8th, 2017

Did you know that in a typical Thanksgiving meal, Americans will consume more than 1,600 calories? Or that an average American eats around 4,500 calories throughout the entire Thanksgiving day? […]

New Research to Study Breathing and Swallowing Across a Human Lifespan

Published: Nov 7th, 2017

A new UF study will examine swallowing and breathing in healthy adults in order to better understand how swallowing and respiratory impairments manifest and progress in individuals with amyotrophic lateral […]

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Published: Nov 7th, 2017

Did you know that every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease? More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and by the year 2050 […]

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 the brain effects of alcohol use and reductions in […]

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 […]