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By Charmaine Miller on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 2:52 pm
Argument results in shooting leaving one man dead and two in critical condition.
By Dana Winter on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:12 pm
Because of Gainesville’s hospital Shands being so prominent in health care for Florida, there is always a need for blood in the area to help with surgeries, trauma and cancer patients.
By Sabrina Alvarez on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm
The University of Florida and Shands plan on opening a 24-hour emergency facility in northwest Gainesville next year. This $10 million facility will allow locals to have access to quicker care in their area.
By Keighly Chambers and Nickelle Smith on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm
The UF women’s volleyball team made its 21st annual Thanksgiving visit to the children patients at Shands Sunday.
By Katiana Krawchenko on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm
A body was found behind a parking garage near Shands Tuesday afternoon.
By Casey Liening on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Four-legged and furry may not be what one thinks of as attributes of a medical team member when recovering from a malady, but therapy dogs can have a big impact in the healing process. Pets like Georgia, an 11-year-old yellow Lab, can help give patients something to focus on other than being sick.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:14 pm
Eddie, a 6-pound toy poodle, is a certified therapy dog, like many others in Gainesville. His job is to go to local nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals in order to show patients and residents a little canine love.
By Clint Holzapfel on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am
With the Tour de France coming to a close the Shands Fitness and Wellness Center has its own cycling race for people to try. Floridas 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Clint Holzapfel reports.
By WUFT News on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:12 pm
Shands Hospital has confirmed that 20 year old University of Florida student Rebecca Harris has died from injuries she suffered after she was struck in a hit-and-run accident on June 23rd. Harris, from Seminole County, had been in critical condition [...]
By Fernanda Ponce on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am
New mothers will see an increase of baby-friendly hospitals thanks to a National Breastfeeding Program known as the National Best Fed Beginnings program that aims to improve breastfeeding support for mothers. Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida [...]