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Award Winning UF Neurologist Plans To Use New Grant For Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Research

Doctors and scientists have spent decades anyalyzing the factors causing Alzheimer’s in hopes of finding a cure. One University of Florida researcher is being honored for his efforts and extensive research. WUFT’s Jessica Gable talked with Dr. Todd Golde about his long-time study of the disease. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89Golde.mp3]

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Religous Leaders Weigh In On Haiti, Tragedy And Faith

It’s been more than one month since the earthquake in Haiti. While many camera crews and reporters move on to other stories, still many questions linger in people’s minds. There are questions of faith and tragedy as people grapple with one major question, why? Dan Katz and Amy Rigby discussed …

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Turning Horse Manure Into Fuel

Ocala hosted the unveiling of an innovative bio-energy system (on February 22nd) that makes better use of raw waste. A group is creating new means of energy starting with animal manure. As WUFT’s Lauren Walters reports, this initiative will make bio-energy more obtainable than ever before. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/manure.mp3]

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Area Pet Owners Worry About Recent Outbreak of Distemper

A recent outbreak of the distemper virus in several raccoons in the western section of Gainesville and Alachua County has a lot of pet owners worried. WUFT-FM’s Junior Skepple spoke to some experts about the importance of having animals immunized against the virus. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/distemper.mp3]

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Alachua County Schools Combat Childhood Obesity

Obesity in America has created national concern. As health insurance rates soar, citizens are seeking ways to improve their health. Childhood obesity is an even more pressing issue. Michelle McKenzie takes a look at how Alachua County schools are making efforts to do something about the issue. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/obesity.mp3]

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Manatees Struggle With Florida’s Recent Freezes

One of Florida’s most endangered species is coming out of last month’s cold snap very hard hit. Hundreds of manatees died across the state as temperatures dipped below freezing for several days straight. As Vic Micolucci reports, recently a team of researchers, veterinarians and biologists took a closer look at …

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Homeless Advocates Rally To End Meal Limits

More than 750,000 people find themselves homeless every day in America. While shelters and organizations provide meals for those in need daily, still hundreds of thousands of people go hungry on a daily basis. No where is the issue more controversial than Gainesville where homeless advocates say current restrictions keep …

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