Tag Archives: heart disease

Alachua Fire Rescue Upgrades Ambulance Routers for Enhanced Patient Care

By 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.

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New Guidelines Recommend Statin Therapy For Patients With Heart Problems

By 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.

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Why Are Disease Rates Higher for Certain Groups in Florida?

By 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.

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UF experts give advice for heart disease prevention

By 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.

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Cancer new No. 1 cause of death for Hispanics

By 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.

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UF study shows higher rates of obesity in rural areas

By 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.

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