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By Dana Edwards on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm
Why do we set our clocks forward every spring? Here are five points about the practice.
By Elizabeth Odom on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 11:36 am
This summer, Shands at UF will open its first Center for Integrative Medicine. The field combines traditional and alternative therapies to provide patients different techniques in medicine.
By Leila Milgrim on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Due to increased rates of childhood obesity, the University of Florida is launching a healthy-living initiative to help young children learn how to make healthy choices.
By Shaneece Dixon on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 2:33 pm
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that about 5.8 million people have used the morning-after pill to prevent pregnancy.
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 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.