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Category Archives: Health and Science
By Carla Vianna on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 2:09 pm
An unidentified University of Florida grad student was diagnosed and hospitalized with meningitis.
By Kelly Audette on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 3, 2014 at 7:02 pm
Since the CDC confirmed the first case of the Ebola virus in the United States, the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is taking measures to ready doctors and staff for potential patients who display symptoms that could suggest the Ebola virus.
By Katelin Mariner on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm
The recently passed Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act has been celebrated by veterinarians. The new law allows vets to legally bring controlled substances, such as anesthesia and euthanasia, with them when working outside their clinics.
By Norman Galang on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 3:28 pm
Environmental documentary to showcase in Rome this October. Director and community members share their thoughts on the impact of old electronics.
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.