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Category Archives: Health and Science
By Shaneece Dixon on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 9:13 pm
According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, young adults have the highest levels of stress among Americans.
By Vonecia Carswell on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Thursday to assist companies in developing new treatments for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
By Rachel Genovese on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Ranked 48th out of 67 Florida Counties for overall health, Marion County is promoting a new Community Health Improvement Plan for its residents.
By Ashira Morris on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:21 pm
After a statue went into affect a year ago, tattoo parlors in Florida are now being held to higher standards when it comes to regulation.
By Michael Cadigan on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:30 pm
The American Heart Association’s “Wear Red Day” brings awareness to heart disease in women. Gainesville locals discuss what precautions can be taken to prevent heart disease.
By Tondrea Haddly on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 1:53 pm
A study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that leafy greens are the main culprit behind food poisoning. This report by Tondrea Haddly highlights preventative measures to keep you safe during food preperation.
By Samantha Shavell on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 4:22 pm
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers need blood now. There is an emergency need for O-negative blood, said Galen Unold, LifeSouth’s director of donor recruitment.
By Elle Newbold on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm
University of Florida and Florida State University researchers are collaborating on Health IMPACTS, a project that collects information related to youth concussion management and health risks. The initial information is gathered from primary care practices in the Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Orlando areas.
By Samantha Taub on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 1:44 pm
Alex Goldman used to feel sick while other kids enjoyed their food. In June 2012, Alex and her father David were diagnosed with celiac disease, which causes a reaction to eating gluten.