GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After remaining steady for three months in a row, Florida’s consumer confidence tumbled four points in December, possibly because of older residents’ anxiety over presidential discussions about overhauling Social Security, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Peanuts are often thought of as high-fat foods, but party goers can feel a little better about reaching for the roasted nuts at holiday gatherings this season.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Anyone who’s tried to tune in a distant radio station knows how multiple signals can overlap and muddle each other.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida received a record $475.2 million in research funding during fiscal year 2003-04, due in part to a $32 million increase in state funding.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Family conflicts can be exacerbated under the stress of the holiday season, particularly on the heels of a divisive presidential election, but a University of Florida expert offers suggestions for setting aside differences and letting love rule during the holidays.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children with endocrine disorders such as type 1 diabetes or short stature deal with unique challenges in life, not the least of which is an increased risk of being teased, snubbed or even attacked by school classmates, University of Florida researchers report in an article published online today in The Journal of Pediatrics.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The explosive growth of reverse mortgages can backfire for both elderly homeowners and the nation’s cities, says a University of Florida researcher.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $1 million gift to fund AIDS research in the University of Florida’s department of pathology triggered $3 million more to create a $4 million endowed research "superchair." The gift will count toward UF’s $150 million Faculty Challenge fund-raising initiative.