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Category Archives: Health and Science
By Leanna Scachetti on September 16th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm
Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.
By Elizabeth Hamilton on April 29th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 1:42 pm
Ocala-based scientist plans to begin government-funded simulation in June. The simulation will examine the trust humans have in robots.
By Kat Antunes on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.
By Maria Llorens on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 12:14 am
The Citrus County Health Department has implemented a mobile clinic program to help low-income and homeless patients get basic medical services.
By Logan Ladnyk on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm
Veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital have seen 12 cases of leptospirosis in the past seven months.
By Maria Llorens on April 5th, 2014 | Last updated: April 5, 2014 at 4:06 pm
The school is one of nine nationally accredited direct-entry midwifery schools in the country.
By Kathryn Varn on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 12:32 pm
Union County ranked last in a statewide health ranking. Florida Department of Health officials attribute the issues to a lack of funding.
By Cyanne Dunn on March 30th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm
With the March 31 deadline to enroll approaching, healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act has spiked, with Floridians making up around 7 percent of enrollees.
By Wade Millward on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
By Paul David Mate on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 5:15 pm
An 8-year-old boy is suffering from a rare and incurable liver disease, and but his 7-year-old friend wrote a book to help him.