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Memory Bias Leads To Happiest Marriages, Says UF Researcher

Published: Dec 31st, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Doses of self-delusion can be very useful in sustaining marital bliss, says a University of Florida researcher of newlyweds.

UF Study: Terminally Ill Put Little Thought Into Choosing Treatment

Published: Dec 23rd, 1997

GAINESVILLE — What may be the decision of a lifetime often takes mere minutes when people consider treatment for fatal illness, a new University of Florida study finds.

Shopping For Children? UF Instructor OffersTips For Lasting Gifts

Published: Dec 10th, 1997

GAINESVILLE—Stores are bursting with bright packages promising endless hours of entertainment for children. But if toys offer just one way to play, they may not hold children’s attention for long, a University of Florida child development expert says.

UF Researcher: Families Not Necessarily Best Suited To Care For Elderly

Published: Dec 4th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Many aging parents would rather take the risks of personal freedom than kowtow to their grown children for help with daily living, a University of Florida study finds.

Americans Ring In The Holiday Season With Still More Credit Card Debt

Published: Nov 26th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — With the busiest shopping day of the year upon them, millions of American shoppers will be reaching for their credit cards to spread a little holiday cheer and a lot of post-holiday debt.

Americans’ Lack Of Shame Nothing To Be Proud Of, Says UF Professor

Published: Nov 10th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — What led people as recently as the 1960s to hang their heads — divorce, children born out of wedlock, failure to pay off debts — has given way to shame 90s style: wearing furs, smoking in public, eating red meat and failing to recycle, a University of Florida professor writes in a new book.

Sports Scientists Say Weight Lifting Is Key In Preventing Severe Injuries

Published: Oct 23rd, 1997

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida researchers studying football injuries at more than a dozen high schools have a message for coaches who want to keep players in the game: Hit the weight room.

Poultry Club Gives Minority Children A Taste Of 4-H

Published: Sep 18th, 1997

LIVE OAK—At 14, Kelli Neal might seem young for a chicken farmer.

UF Researcher: Teens Who Drink Are More Likely To Be Sexually Active

Published: Aug 29th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Alcohol use is the best predictor of whether teen-agers are sexually active, regardless of their race or gender, a new University of Florida study finds.

Quiet Down: Adolescents Suffering From Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, UF Research Shows

Published: Aug 21st, 1997

GAINESVILLE—For the typical teen-ager, graced by the taken-for-granted health of youth, hearing loss might seem as remote as Alzheimer’s disease–a problem to be faced decades from now, if ever.