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Flu Season 2017-2018

Published: December 19th, 2017

According to the CDC, flu season arrived early this year. The most prominent virus that’s been going around also tends to cause more cases of severe disease and death than […]

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REVIVE Seeks to Understand the Effects of Resveratrol on Vitality and Physical Function

Published: December 19th, 2017

Dr. Steven Anton, at the University of Florida Institute of Aging, is conducting a study on the antioxidant resveratrol. The study, called REVIVE, seeks to understand the changes in muscle […]

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OCOH February 28, 2018 “Youth Tobacco Prevention Policy”

Published: December 19th, 2017

UF HealthStreet’s next Our Community, Our Health national town hall will take place on February 28, 2018 from 6-7pm. This town hall will focus on topic of youth tobacco use […]

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

Published: November 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: November 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: November 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: November 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 […]

In Case You Missed It: OCOH, “Food Insecurity: A National Town Hall”

Published: November 16th, 2017

UF HealthStreet’s most recent Our Community, Our Health national town hall took place on November 14, 2017 from 6-7pm. This town hall focused on topics of food deserts and food insecurity. […]

Make Your Thanksgiving More Heart Healthy

Published: November 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: November 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 […]