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Published: Dec 17th, 2009

Even with all the controversies about how much money big companies pay their chief executives, it turns out a big salary for the CEO proves good for business.

Christmas Expectations

Published: Dec 16th, 2009

Parents are trying to keep their kids and their family budgets happy this holiday season. With some advice, here’s UF family financial researcher Michael Gutter.

November Consumer Confidence

Published: Nov 24th, 2009

Florida’s consumers are apparently not too thrilled about the national economy. UF survey researcher Chris McCarty has more on this month’s consumer confidence report.

Phytochemicals Diet

Published: Oct 21st, 2009

A plate full of brightly colored foods does more than please your eye. Colorful foods like spinach, strawberries, and orange squashes are high in phytochemicals. According to a University of Florida study, a diet with a high phytochemical index can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity.

Diabetes T’ai Chi

Published: Sep 30th, 2009

Managing diabetes through exercise could be easier than some people think. A new study at the University of Florida suggests T’ai Chi lowers blood glucose levels and helps control diabetes. […]

Tough Ticks

Published: Sep 23rd, 2009

Pet owners beware; a certain creepy crawler is infesting homes across the southeastern United States and traditional control methods aren’t slowing it down. University of Florida researchers have discovered the […]

Snake Venom

Published: Sep 15th, 2009

Propofol hit the headlines in the Michael Jackson case, now it’s making news in the reptile world. University of Florida researchers have developed a more effective way to collect snake […]

Zinc Immunity

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

Before you put down that hamburger, remember that red meat’s a good source of zinc. University of Florida researchers have discovered a key to zinc’s well-known immune-boosting power. Here’s UF […]

Machen & Meyer at the Civic Club

Published: Aug 19th, 2009

With a new school year and a new football season about to kick off, UF President Bernie Machen and Gator Head Coach Urban Meyer headlined the annual Joint Civic Club […]

Florida Shrinks

Published: Aug 18th, 2009

For the first time since World War II, more people are leaving Florida than moving into the Sunshine State, but that exodus may not last long. Here’s UF researcher David […]