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Recognizing Risks in Older Patients Before Surgery

Published: June 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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Published: May 3rd, 2018

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the primary cause […]

Gator Day 2018

Published: February 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: February 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 […]

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February 26 – March 4: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Published: February 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: February 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 […]