Category Archives: Health and Science
Veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital have seen 12 cases of leptospirosis in the past seven months.
The school is one of nine nationally accredited direct-entry midwifery schools in the country.
Union County ranked last in a statewide health ranking. Florida Department of Health officials attribute the issues to a lack of funding.
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.
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
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.
Gainesville residents host a blood drive on Valentine’s Day to honor their grandson who has leukemia.
Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.
The bill suggests nurse practitioners be allowed to prescribe controlled substances, an action approved in 49 other states.
Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.