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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans report is expected to cut it’s suggested cholesterol intake. New research shows dietary cholesterol has a minimal effect on heart disease.
UF Researchers and researchers from the Tropical Research and Education Center, USDA and the Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce have found an alternate way to control the spread of Laurel wilt, a disease that threatens Florida’s avocado industry.
A volunteer workshop outside Jacksonville produces carts for disabled members of rural communities overseas. Designed for those with little to no use of their legs, the carts are propelled by hand-powered handles.
Amendment 2 failed in Florida by a narrow margin, resulting in outrage from the bill’s supporters. A student who suffers from Crohn’s disease gives his perspective on the use of marijuana for medical purposes in the wake of continued debate.
Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.
The first case of enterovirus D68 has been confirmed in Florida after a 10-year-old girl was treated for the virus in Tampa.
Anthropologists and researchers hosted a forum at Pugh Hall at the University of Florida to discuss the recent outbreak of Ebola.
The school is one of nine nationally accredited direct-entry midwifery schools in the country.
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
Students in Polk County will be taking home two different report cards this term. The second report, the Fitnessgram, will be an evaluation of their health and fitness levels.