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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Published: November 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 […]

OCOH November 14, 2017 “Food Insecurity: A National Town Hall”

Published: November 1st, 2017

UF HealthStreet’s next Our Community, Our Health national town hall will take place on November 14, 2017 from 6-7pm. This town hall will focus on topics of food deserts and […]

New UF Study to Examine the Effects of Alcohol in People Who Are Infected with HIV

Published: October 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: October 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: October 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 […]

HealthStreet Spotlight: Meet Chad T. Douglas

Published: October 2nd, 2017

Please welcome Chad T. Douglas, UF HealthStreet’s new Communications Specialist. Chad earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida in 2012 and his Master of Arts […]

In Case You Missed It: UF HealthStreet’s 2nd Annual Night of Dance

Published: September 27th, 2017

Last year in August more than 500 people from Gainesville and surrounding communities gathered in Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville for an evening of live music, dancing, food, and […]

In Case You Missed It: OCOH, Opioids “A Crisis Facing Our Communities”

Published: September 15th, 2017

On August 30th, from 6:00-7:15PM, Palm Beach State College hosted the latest Our Community, Our Health event, an interactive town hall focused on the national opioid crisis. A panel of guest speakers […]

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 […]