GAINESVILLE — Consumer confidence in Florida rose two points in November, an unexpected gain for late in the year that bodes well for holiday retail sales, University of Florida economists report.
November 1999 Archive
GAINESVILLE — A new bell has rung in many American high schools that are scrapping old ideas about class schedules, course content and the relationship between students and teachers, a nationwide survey by a University of Florida researcher shows.
MARIANNA — When some of the men at the Federal Correctional Institution in Marianna first went behind bars, there were no debit cards or ATM cards, and banking choices were limited.
GAINESVILLE—Nerve tissue transplants are among the promising experimental therapies to restore communication among cells in injured spinal cords, but scientists long have wondered why the transplanted cells don’t grow more vigorously, thereby enhancing the level of recovery.
GAINESVILLE — With the arrival of November, tradition demands that Americans head to the stores for the annual frenzy of gift buying. While some shoppers may dread the experience and others delight in it, a small percentage of those loading up with consumer goods actually suffer from a year-round problem of compulsive shopping.
GAINESVILLE—Early findings from a national study of women with chest pain suggest that many are being declared free of heart disease when they actually have minor blockages developing in their coronary arteries, University of Florida and Brown University researchers say.