Published: May 28 1999
GAINESVILLE—Modern medicine can control most cases of asthma, but so many children don’t take their prescriptions as directed that health-care professionals and parents must constantly be alert for failure to follow doctor’s orders, a University of Florida physician warns.
Published: May 27 1999
GAINESVILLE — Consumer confidence in Florida regained three points in May from the previous month, reflecting renewed faith in both the national economy and personal finances, University of Florida economists report.
Published: May 27 1999
GAINESVILLE — With a major hurdle vaulted, the University of Florida’s five-year, $750 million capital campaign is making the right moves to reach the goal by the end of 2000.
Published: May 26 1999
Computer engineering students will take classes in art and sculpture; art students will take calculus and physics.
Published: May 21 1999
GAINESVILLE Blue crab aficionados have something to smile about: In the wake of the 1995 net ban, soft-shell crab production is on the rise in Florida.
Published: May 20 1999
GAINESVILLE—The millions of Americans who suffer from fibromyalgia live with a two-edged sword: excruciating pain, accompanied by the doubts of many who dismiss it as a made-up illness invented by a troubled mind.
Published: May 18 1999
Americans, and increasingly the rest of the world, are using brand names to create their identities, a University of Florida professor writes in a new book.
Published: May 14 1999
GAINESVILLE — College graduates nationwide — many of whom have scooped up their sheepskins in recent weeks — are unprepared for their new jobs because they lack the real-world experience needed to hit the ground running, a University of Florida researcher says.
Published: May 13 1999
GAINESVILLE—The killing power of rectal cancer can be reduced sharply through a combination of radiation and drug therapy before surgery, University of Florida researchers report this month in the Annals of Surgery.
Published: May 12 1999
GAINESVILLE—In a study of almost 15,000 teens, a University of Florida researcher has found that community involvement plays an important role in preventing suicide.
Published: May 11 1999
GAINESVILLE — University of Florida scientists are studying a real-life invasion of the body snatchers in hopes of finding new ways to solve the mysteries of old murders or accidental deaths.
Published: May 7 1999
GAINESVILLE — Florida ranks has the lowest undergraduate in-state tuition in the nation, while one of its metropolitan areas leads the country in personal income, the latest statistics from the University of Florida show.
Published: May 6 1999
GAINESVILLE — A 4-year-old girl sits in a hospital waiting room for nearly an hour, anxious over the shot she’s about to receive. She and her parents are getting restless.
Published: May 5 1999
MILTON—Panhandle farmers can trade in snap beans for snapdragons in a move to boost their earnings.
Published: May 4 1999
GAINESVILLE — Athletes are more likely than nonathletes to report symptoms of eating disorders, even though participation in sports can help young people have better self-images, a University of Florida researcher has found.
Published: May 3 1999
GAINESVILLE — As an avid windsurfer, Peter Ifju knows firsthand how a strong, light, flexible sail can make the best of whatever the wind has to offer.
Published: May 10 1999
GAINESVILLE — As the hurricane churns towards land, researchers fan out into evacuated coastal cities in the storm’s path, setting up equipment that could provide vital new information on nature’s most powerful storms.