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In this biostatistics course, students view online lectures and readings at home and use class time to work on group activities and assignments with instructor Dr. Amy Cantrell on hand to help them work through stumbling blocks.

A new way to learn

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014

PHHP faculty members and students find blended learning classes offer more hands-on opportunities and classroom interaction.

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Spread of Ebola beyond Africa likely, researchers predict

Published: Sep 11th, 2014

Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues say there is a nearly 20 percent chance that isolated cases will likely make their way to the United States by the end of September.

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Independent living

Published: Aug 15th, 2014

A PHHP alumna and students have teamed up with the Equal Access Clinic to offer occupational therapy for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

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Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

Published: Aug 1st, 2014

The findings by Dr. Michael Robinson, Dr. Roland Staud and colleagues bring researchers one step closer to understanding how chronic pain works within people who have fibromyalgia.

Many at-risk heart disease patients say they lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

A study led by Dr. Arch Mainous found that only 40 percent of people who were at high risk of cardiovascular disease said they received a doctor recommendation for aspirin therapy.

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UF part of research team that finds equine influenza virus in camels

Published: Jun 30th, 2014

Dr. Gregory Gray and colleagues have identified the first known case of an equine influenza virus in camels. (Photo by Dr. Gray)

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UF study: One-third of English adults have prediabetes

Published: Jun 10th, 2014

Dr. Arch G. Mainous and colleagues found that prediabetes rates among English adults rose from about 12 percent in 2003 to 35 percent in 2011.

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UF and The Village launch research program to help older adults improve brain health

Published: Jun 3rd, 2014

UF Health Vitality Mind provides residents of The Village and the community with free cognitive assessments and interventions.

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PHHP Convocation 2014

Published: May 9th, 2014

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony May 2.

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Simple technique may help older adults remember written information

Published: May 6th, 2014

Researchers in the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences found that older adults who described what they had read remembered more details than those who simply re-read the passage multiple times.