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Hungry parents may feed their kids more

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

In a pilot study Sarah Stromberg and Dr. David Janicke found the hungrier parents are at mealtimes, the more they may feed their young children.

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Up to one-third of healthy weight adults may have prediabetes

Published: Jul 11th, 2016

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues say the findings are cause for concern because under current guidelines, these individuals would likely not be screened for the condition.

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Teens’ likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at ages 16, 18

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

Dr. Jim Chen and colleagues in the department of epidemiology found the likelihood adolescents will try marijuana rises steadily from age 11 to 16, then decreases before hitting another peak at age 18.

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Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Published: Jun 16th, 2016

Dr. Classen, an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, begins her UF post on Jan. 2.

Dr. Yan Wang

UF researcher receives early stage investigator award for study in rural China

Published: May 31st, 2016

Dr. Yan Wang received the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Honor from the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.

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Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Published: May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Cuc Tran found that school-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state.

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A recipe for a healthy community

Published: May 16th, 2016

UF HealthStreet helps North Florida community members access health care and participate in research.

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Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: May 9th, 2016

Breton Asken and colleagues found that college athletes who delayed treatment or removal from play missed an average of five more days of play.

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Study suggests certain people with depression may benefit from exercise

Published: May 4th, 2016

A study led by Dr. Vonetta Dotson found that specific genetic markers that put people at risk for depression may also predict who might benefit from exercise.

Dr. Carolynn Patten

Carolynn Patten receives APTA’s highest honor

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

Dr. Patten has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association.