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Community lowers heart disease risks, death rates over 40-year period

Published: Feb 6th, 2015

Dr. Thomas Pearson and colleagues reported the health outcomes associated with a communitywide cardiovascular risk reduction program in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Eugene Dunne

UF study of adults who use drugs finds those with ADHD started using at younger age

Published: Jan 27th, 2015

Led by Eugene Dunne, a Ph.D. student in clinical and health psychology, the study found that adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using one to two years earlier.

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Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

Cuc Tran, a Ph.D. student in the department of environmental and global health, and colleagues found that immunizing school-aged children from flu can also protect other segments of the population.

Users can choose one of eight avatars to hear responses to 100 common questions about HIV/AIDS.

Avatars answer common questions about HIV/AIDS

Published: Dec 1st, 2014

The Rural South Public Health Training Center’s avatar project is designed to provide relevant and factual information for patients, and serve as a tool for public health workers.

Margo Klar

UF receives phase II Grand Challenges Explorations funding

Published: Nov 4th, 2014

Margo Klar, a doctoral student in the department of epidemiology, will conduct feasibility testing of a ceramic umbilical cord cutting device she created for use in low-resource countries.

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UF launches weight-management study for children with asthma who are overweight

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

UF researchers are studying whether weight loss can improve lung function and help control asthma in children who are overweight.

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Sep 26th, 2014

Upcoming lectures include presentations by Dr. Sonia Saxena and Dr. Juan Gilbert.

Ira Longini, Ph. D.

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.

Dr. DAniel Martin

UF Health granted $12 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Aug 4th, 2014

Dr. A. Daniel Martin will lead a study on muscle wasting and rehabilitation, one of four main projects to be initiated in the center’s first five years of operation.

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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.