Tag Archives: Shands

The Great American Smokeout Urges End Of Tobacco Use

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 12:54 pm

“We’re encouraging people to make a quit attempt, and we’re going to be able to provide to them any of the services that they need to help them,” Nichols said.

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New Southwest Health Clinic Begins Construction

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 4:19 pm

The Southwest Advocacy Group gets the funding to begin construction for a new local health clinic here in Gainesville.

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Valentine’s Day Blood Drive Takes On New Meaning For Gainesville Residents

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 8:22 pm

Gainesville residents host a blood drive on Valentine’s Day to honor their grandson who has leukemia.

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In The News: Lawmakers Face Shutdown Realities, Affordable Care Website Lags, Ocala Regional Medical Center Confronts Challenges, Marion County Veterans Treatment Receives Funds

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld [...]

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Shands Works To Eliminate Problem Bacteria

By 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.

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FSU gives part of Dance Marathon money to Shands Hospital

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Florida State University’s Dance Marathon committee is presenting Shands Hospital with over $700,000 Friday. The money will be used to renovate the Shands neonatal intensive care unit.

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In the News: lead poisoning, Social Security, morning-after pill

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Lead poisoning estimate increases to 1 in 38 children – The high estimate of lead poisoning among children has doubled after the threshold for lead poisoning was lowered last year. Experts suggest a need for testing and prevention. Tampa Bay [...]

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In the News: Mom burns daughter, insufficient sleep causes weight gain, women network to fight issue, Motor scooter accident investigated

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 11:19 am

Hollywood mother burned daughter with knife in case of ‘honor violence,’ police say – Police say 35-year-old Sahar Thabit, born in Yemen, was arrested Friday for burning her 17-year-old daughter with a hot knife as punishment for talking to a [...]

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UF Mobile Outreach Clinic offers free colonoscopies

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s Mobile Outreach Center will give free colonoscopies to low income and uninsured individuals. Director of Shands Cancer center gastrointestinal program Tom George talks about colonoscopies.

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Center for Integrative Medicine opening at Shands

By 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.

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