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One breast cancer radiation therapy leads others in cost-effectiveness, quality of life

Published: May 24th, 2017

In Dr. Ashish Deshmukh’s study of three radiation therapies, one treatment offers the most value based on health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and quality of life.

PHHP Convocation 2017

Published: May 5th, 2017

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony April 29.

Fostering young service dogs a labor of puppy love for PHHP students

Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Morgan Montaudo and Emily Kartiganer are fostering golden retrievers who will eventually become service dogs for people with disabilities.

Analysis looks at Zika’s introduction to Americas, predicts microcephaly cases

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

UF researchers have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus and the number of microcephaly cases that will occur by the end of the year. Photo: James Gathany/CDC

PHHP Research Day 2017

Published: Apr 17th, 2017

More than 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 30th annual Research Day.

Higher air pollution exposure linked to denser breast tissue

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Dr. Lusine Yaghjyan and colleagues found that women who have higher exposure to fine particulate matter in the air are more likely to have dense breast tissue, a well-established strong risk factor for breast cancer.

Mobile health apps show promise for improving health outcomes

Published: Mar 20th, 2017

Research led by Dr. David Fedele suggests that mobile health, or mHealth programs, may make a difference in promoting healthy behaviors.

Starting Ahead, Staying Ahead

Published: Feb 16th, 2017

UF’s Early Childhood Summit brought together more than 100 scholars, policy makers, advocates, philanthropists and practitioners to create actionable ideas to improve children’s early years.

Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

Published: Jan 19th, 2017

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher blood sugar among adults who are at a healthy weight.

Can we delay or prevent dementia?

Published: Jan 13th, 2017

Dr. Adam Woods leads a multi-university clinical trial that investigates whether pairing non-invasive electrical brain stimulation with cognitive training may slow or prevent the onset of dementia.