Scheduled to begin in September, North Florida Regional Medical Center will expand its facilities. The project is being funded by corporate money and will include expansion of the Heart and Vascular Center. The 58 million dollar project will also include a patient tower addition and employ 800 new personnel.
University of Florida researchers and community members discussed the importance of the HPV vaccine at the "Our Community, Our Health" event at the university this week. Ninety-five percent of the sexually active population will be infected with the virus, which can lead to cancer.