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Tag Archives: heart disease
By Billy Jean Louis on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 4:36 pm
With help from area hospitals, Alachua County Fire Rescue has upgraded the wireless routers inside their ambulances, which transmit patient information to the hospital prior to their arrival.
By Zach Abolverdi on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:03 am
New guidelines were released identifying patients who can reduce their risks of cardiovascular problems and recommends statin therapy for some.
By Shannon Donev on June 14th, 2013 | Last updated: June 14, 2013 at 3:15 pm
That’s the question the People’s Scientific Conference is going to begin trying to answer this weekend as discussions about how to eliminate health disparities and improve the community’s health get underway at the University of Florida.
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 Eneisy Rodriguez on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:04 pm
A recent journal from the American Cancer Society shows cancer is now the main killer of Hispanics, surpassing heart disease. Dr. Jose G. Trevino of the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center discusses the cause of cancer death for Hispanics.
By Paige Parrinelli on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm
A recent UF study has shown that people living in rural areas are more likely to be obese.