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PHHP Research Day 2014

Published: Apr 21st, 2014

The College of Public Health and Health Professions hosted the largest research day in its 27-year history with 136 poster presentations from student presenters.

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Quality of health-related Internet searches varies

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

Dr. Christopher Harle and colleagues discovered that Web searches on the diagnosis and treatment of physical disease or injuries yielded higher-quality information than searches for preventive health and social health information.

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Neuroscience initiative aims to get inside your head

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

UF has made a $2.2 million investment in attracting top neuroscience researchers as part of UF’s efforts to raise its national standing and its impact on the world.

PHHP Research Day 2014

PHHP Research Day 2014

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

Join us for the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 27th annual Research Day on Wednesday, April 9.

Graduate students Aarthi Madhavan, Isaac Sia and Ali Barikroo with Dr. Michael Crary at the Dysphagia Research Society 2014 meeting

UF faculty, students bring home top awards from international swallowing research meeting

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

UF faculty and students received one-third of the total number of awards presented at the meeting.

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UF launches healthy lifestyle program for kids in Columbia County

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

The Healthy Kids Program is designed to help parents and children ages 3 to 7 who are at the higher end of the growth chart improve diet and increase physical activity.

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Vitamin supplements may prevent drug-induced hearing loss, UF researchers say

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

Dr. Colleen Le Prell and colleagues report that a dietary supplement shows promise for protecting against hearing loss caused by the drug gentamicin.

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UF study highlights human to animal disease threats

Published: Mar 3rd, 2014

Examples included people infecting their pets with the bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, and farmers transmitting the H1N1 influenza virus to livestock.

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Parents of children with Type 1 diabetes turn to the Internet for support

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

Graduate student Amanda Balkhi and colleagues examined how parents use web forums to gain knowledge of their child’s disease and to find social support.

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Air pollution increases risk for hypertension in pregnant women

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

Researchers led by Dr. Xiaohui Xu found that heavy exposure to four air pollutants led to a significantly increased risk for developing a high blood pressure disorder during pregnancy.