Hourly News Update
Category Archives: Health and Science
By Amanda Di Lella on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 5:48 pm
Probiotics are a bacterial health supplement mainly used to treat digestive problems. Researchers are looking into additional health benefits from using probiotics as the demand for them increases.
By Lisa Greenberg on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 3:49 pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that parents should monitor their children’s “media diet” more closely.
By Katie Campbell on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 9:52 pm
Heritage Senior Living of Ocala was identified as an unlicensed assisted living facility by the Agency for Health Care Administration on June 5, one of seven such citations in North Central Florida in 2013. There have been more statewide, spurring a call for legislative review in 2014.
By Carla Bayron on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm
(Photo credit: Five2Nine/Flickr)
They’re white, orange and yellow, and these triangular shaped candies are perhaps some of the most divisive sweets ever created: candy corn.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm
Although Internet addiction is not listed as a viable mental disorder, researchers are discovering troubling facts about Web-related addictions.
By Ebony Joseph on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Every three years, Gainesville Fire Rescue and other agencies come together to simulate an emergency rescue drill that incorporates Santa Fe College students.
By Mia Jones on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 7:26 am
A recent study from the American Physiological Society suggests sleeping in on weekends won’t necessarily make up for workweek sleep loss.
By Paul D. Mate on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:20 am
Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.
By Cristina Mendez on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:17 am
A man in Alachua County was diagnosed with West Nile virus in September. The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is investigated where the virus originated.
By Jessica Barreto on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 8:53 pm
Warning signs held by demonstrators cautioned students of the explicit nature of the photographs ahead. Some images illustrated the different developmental stages of an embryo, while others featured the dismembered limbs of aborted fetuses.