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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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The Gainesville Police Department says a man who was being held at Shands Hospital after dropping off a dead body has now been released. Salvatore Campagna brought the body of Eva Clark to the hosptial on Sunday afternoon and GPD decided to hold Campagna […]
The University of Florida and Shands is beginning the next phase in the evolution of the Shands Hospital for Children. Senior vice president for Health Affairs and President of the UF & Shands Health System, Dr. David Guzick , presented plans for the project at […]
Marion County Fire Rescue introduced the latest addition to its services- ShandsCair 2 As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports, the air-medical helicopter will provide faster service for trauma patients in the county.
The Alachua County Commission unanimously approved the new Shands drug addiction and eating disorders facility earlier this week. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Rachel Stern .