By Kai Su on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm
Recent studies suggests a nasal spray form of the flu vaccine is more effective than the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 to 8, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
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By Wade Millward on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
By Kellie Hourihan on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Author Kandra Albury wants to start a dialogue about sexual abuse with children and their parents with the help of her book “Don’t You Dare Touch Me There!”
By Taylor Frazier on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm
UF preparing to upgrade 30-year-old student records system | Gainesville.com – It will take about four years for the university to start using the new system, which is estimated to cost between $40 million and $70 million. The new system will […]
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A local Williston family is putting on a train-themed event for visitors during the Halloween weekend. The farm provides a place for families to bond and grow closer while riding on the Kirby’s private railroad.
By Amber Dawson on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm
Alachua County School Board members held the first of three forums to gather community input on what qualities are most important in the next superintendent of Alachua County Public Schools.
By Casey Liening on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm
If carrying a toy gun this Halloween, be sure to make the gun look fake. A gun that appears realistic could prove dangerous.
By Michal Higdon on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm
The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.
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