Tag Archives: Shands

Gainesville couple brings home quintuplets after two months in Shands neonatal intensive care unit

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:43 pm

The first quintuplets born at Shands Hospital for Children are able to go home after spending two months in the neonatal ICU. Parents Kelley and Stacy Dyal are overjoyed to bring their newborns home.

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Archer shooting leaves one dead, two injured

By 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.

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Blood need in Gainesville area constant

By 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.

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Shands reveals plans for new Gainesville emergency room

By 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.

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Gator volleyball team cheers up children at Shands

By and 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.

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Body found behind parking garage near UF’s Shands Cancer Hospital

By 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.

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Pet therapy gives patients normalcy in hospital setting

By 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.

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Gainesville pet therapy dogs bring joy to patients

By 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.

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Shands holds it own version of the Tour de France

By 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.

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UF hit and run victim dies

By 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 [...]

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