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HealthStreet Awarded Grant to Further Consumer Health Information

HealthStreet was the recipient of the Strategic Opportunities Grant from the the University of Florida Libraries to fund an innovative health education project in partnership with the UF Health Science Center Libraries, Educating UF Research Participants: Consumer Health Information Services at HealthStreet.  This awarded grant aims to accomplish three objectives:…

Research at HealthStreet: Taking Mental Health Mobile

A new research study conducted at HealthStreet is taking mobile application usage one step further: to see if people would use an app to monitor and manage their mental health. An interdisciplinary team of doctoral students from the College of Public Health and Health Professions is conducting…

June Cancer Connections discusses HPV: Changing the Face of Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Christopher Balamucki from the The Cancer Center gave a presentation on Human Papillomavirus during June’s Cancer Connections meeting held at HealthStreet. Barb Thomas, the group coordinator, brings in a speaker each month to discuss various topics including nutrition, physical and emotional therapy, current research and home care. The presentation,…

HealthStreet Takes on Heat Stress

Guest Author: Shirley De Leon Heat stress is not just an occupational health issue! Whether you work in construction or take walks in the middle of the day, you may be at high risk of developing this serious condition. In fact, long exposure to extreme heat in any environment increases your risk of…

National HIV Testing Day at HealthStreet June 27th

  Know Your Status! To celebrate National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, HealthStreet will provide a confidential and friendly environment that celebrates being healthy, proactive, and knowledgeable about your status!  Trained staff members will administer FREE non-rapid OraSure testing, along with safe sex kits and health education. Health educators will…

Meet The New HealthStreet Staff

  Andrew McConville: Community Health Worker Andrew joined HealthStreet to expand his skillset with research recruitment and community outreach. For him, the most gratifying parts about being a CHW are linking members to studies, hearing how interested people are about bettering their health, and observing benefits of well-represented…

Skin Cancer Awareness

May is skin cancer awareness month! We all love the sun and spending time outside, but it can come at a cost. Being outside without protection or using tanning beds can lead to skin cancer. The good news is that there are…