Tag Archives: UF

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 wake of gay marriage debate, UF student questions FDA blood donation policy

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from gay men because of the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission. University of Florida student James J. Sadler hopes that ban will be lifted, so he and other gay men can donate blood.

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Sexual assault victims raise awareness with ‘Take Back the Night’ event

By on April 4th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Sexual assault victims and members of the community gathered together Wednesday night to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault.

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UF students appear on the ‘Today’ show

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:46 pm

More than 100 UF students woke up early Friday morning and dressed in orange and blue for an appearance on NBC’s “Today” show in an excerpt showing school spirit before the men’s basketball game against Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Mar. 29, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: UF to play FGCU tonight, Lowe enters plea of not guilty, anthropologists in Florida wait for court order to exhume boys’ remains, solar-powered plane to fly across North America

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Mar. 26, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:42 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Sun protection crucial this time of year, experts say

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:15 pm

With students across the state enjoying spring break, it’s important that they protect themselves from the Florida sun, which can cause skin cancer.

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In the News: immigration poll, photos of homeless, UF health insurance, mom wrestles gator

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 5:12 pm

Broad Support for Path to Citizenship, Poll Finds – The poll published Thursday by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution shows that Americans are divided over whether immigration benefits the country. About two-thirds of Americans favor giving [...]

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UF Board of Trustees to vote on student health insurance proposal

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 10:58 am

A new health insurance plan for University of Florida students is in the works. The Educational Policy and Strategy Committee discussed the proposed plan Thursday afternoon. The plan would require incoming students to provide proof of insurance.

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Mar. 21, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 23, 2013 at 1:29 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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