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HealthStreet’s 3rd Annual Night of Dance

Meet us at Bo Diddley Plaza on Saturday, October 13th, from 4-7 p.m. Come celebrate one of Gainesville’s favorite community events, with an evening of dancing, entertainment, and wellness. Night of Dance has plenty of activities and entertainment for everyone, including live music, dance lessons, and an…

Recognizing Risks in Older Patients Before Surgery

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 for patients 65 and older. Years of research went into the formation of the Perioperative Cognitive and Anesthesia Network…

May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month

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 tumors are malignant. This includes more than 25,000 primary malignant and 53,000 non-malignant brain tumors. There are approximately…

UF Researchers Identify Risk Factors for Chronic Pain

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 identify patients at risk of developing persistent pain. This screening process may allow clinicians to pursue alternative…

May is Mental Health Month

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 to pay attention to both our physical health and our mental health, which can help us achieve overall wellness and…

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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 of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The…