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HealthStreet Spotlight: Meet Alexis Jennings

Published: September 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: September 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: September 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: September 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: September 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 […]

In Case You Missed It: Our National Discussion on the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

Published: July 26th, 2017

Researchers and physicians from the University of Florida, Nova Southeastern University and Resolute Anesthesia & Pain Solutions are sharing the latest findings on the opioid crisis in the U.S. to address community concerns at a […]

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: July 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 […]

Community Health Worker Spotlight

Published: July 7th, 2017

This month, HealthStreet would like to recognize another exceptional Community Health Worker (CHW): Deidra Oliver. Deidra Oliver is a HealthStreet CHW in Union County. Through funding from the Florida Blue Foundation, Oliver […]

July 28: World Hepatitis Day

Published: July 7th, 2017

Viral Hepatitis affects nearly 400 million people worldwide and kills more than 1.4 million people every year. (CDC) Viral hepatitis, a group of infectious diseases that are the seventh leading […]

Outreach

HealthStreet Out in the Community: Health Fair at Open Door Ministries

Published: July 7th, 2017

Know your numbers? Our Community Health Workers are ready to test your blood pressure, calculate your BMI and explain what these numbers mean for your health! Open Door Ministries will be […]