Category Archives: Health and Science
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.
Wonsuk Lee and his research team are developing a system that could help citrus growers better determine how much their groves will yield before harvest.
The Behavioral Health Center will open at North Florida Regional Medical Center on Feb. 17.
While other departments in Alachua County saw a spike in flu cases, the school board and its students did not.
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare is a private nonprofit that aids those affected by mental illness and substance-use disorders in and around North Central Florida. Its main campus is located in Gainesville at the corner of Williston Road and Southwest 13th Street, […]
Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.