GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Battling a child’s asthma attack could be as simple as sliding a plastic tube onto the end of an inhaler, but many health-care providers don’t offer this option to parents, say University of Florida researchers, who are calling for change.
May 2005 Archive
As anyone who has followed recent news stories knows, the Internet has created a major clash between fundamental democratic values of open government and personal privacy – a clash only enhanced by its capacity to make information in Miami instantly available in Tokyo.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly half the patients with an often debilitating form of inflammatory bowel disease saw their symptoms disappear within six weeks of starting a medication usually reserved for cancer patients, researchers report in today’s (May 26) issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
News that the Scripps Research Institute is devising a Florida exit strategy because of continued delays over construction of its Palm Beach County headquarters should be a wakeup call to Floridians concerned about the state’s growth and economic well-being.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — With spring rains promising a bumper crop of mosquitoes, some Floridians may consider buying expensive high-tech traps that use carbon dioxide to lure the bloodsuckers. But University of Florida experts warn that buyers who don’t do their homework could still get bitten – in the pocketbook.