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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.
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.
UF Health Shands Hospital dealing with some infections that have forced the Burn Unit to close.
Swallowtail Farm will be hosting its fourth annual Spring Festival on Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.
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.
Why do we set our clocks forward every spring? Here are five points about the practice.
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.
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.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that about 5.8 million people have used the morning-after pill to prevent pregnancy.
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.