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By Garrett Bruno on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:34 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated this year’s flu vaccine will help protect against a second strain of influenza B.
By Jennifer Cole on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 9:26 pm
Gainesville residents with celiac disease won’t have to search far for gluten-free foods. A new FDA ruling has defined “gluten-free” labels, and many Gainesville eateries are already ahead of the curve.
By Beatrice Dupuy on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 5:01 pm
More Gainesville primary care centers, including the new North Florida Integrative Medicine Center, are putting checkups and acupuncture under one roof.
By Max Mattern on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm
The Salvation Army’s Gainesville chapter maintains an organic garden, providing children with access to healthy food and teaching them to incorporate a balanced diet into their lives.
By Forrest Smith on August 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 20, 2013 at 9:43 am
Alleged billing improprieties lead to Shands settlement
By Alexa Davies on August 9th, 2013 | Last updated: August 9, 2013 at 12:10 pm
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Researchers found that people who had anemia at the beginning of the study had a 41% higher risk of developing dementia than those who were not anemic.
By Whitney Lavaux on August 7th, 2013 | Last updated: August 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm
The DOH keeps records of rabies cases by county as far back as 1997. Despite Marion County’s high total of 217, the data actually show the number of rabies cases has steadily decreased in almost every county including Marion during that period.
By Forrest Smith on July 31st, 2013 | Last updated: July 31, 2013 at 7:11 am
UF Health Shands Hospital dealing with some infections that have forced the Burn Unit to close.
By WUFT News on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 28, 2013 at 5:22 pm
Swallowtail Farm will be hosting its fourth annual Spring Festival on Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.
By Emily Stanton on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:29 pm
After a case in Oklahoma broke this week about one dentist’s lack of sterilization in his office, some may be concerned about their own dentists’ sterlization practices. Locals from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and Santa Fe’s sound off on this controversy.