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Experts Agree: Death Penalty Not A Deterrent To Violent Crime

Published: Jan 15th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Friday is the 20th anniversary of the first execution in the United States since the death penalty’s reinstatement, and a University of Florida researcher’s new study shows 90 percent of the nation’s top criminologists say killing people to deter violent crime is an immense waste of time and money.

UF Researchers: Many Heart Attack Patients Nationwide Are Not Receiving The Best Medications

Published: Jan 14th, 1997

GAINESVILLE—”Out with the old and in with the new” may not be the best New Year’s resolution if you have a heart attack in 1997, caution researchers at the University of Florida and the Gainesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

UF Professor: Evolution And Creation Need Not Be Mutually Exclusive

Published: Jan 10th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Followers of evolution and creation have been feuding for nearly a century, but the two schools of thought may have more in common than it seems, says a University of Florida history professor.

Vegetable Overdose Possible For People On Certain Types Of Medication

Published: Jan 7th, 1997

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—It’s common knowledge that a healthy diet includes vegetables, but they and other ordinary foods can interact with common prescription drugs and cause decidedly unhealthy side effects, pharmacists warn.

Florida Researchers Tackle Turnover Problem Among Long-Term Care Nurses

Published: Jan 6th, 1997

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—High turnover among long-term care nurses is creating a shortfall in their ranks, just as demand for them is entering a decade of rapid growth, University of Florida researchers […]

Inner-City Black Businesses Most Successful, Says UF Researcher

Published: Jan 2nd, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Black businesses can defy stereotypes and thrive in inner-city neighborhoods, even earning more money than their suburban counterparts, a new University of Florida study finds.