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Visitation Centers Help Speed Up Children’s Court Cases, UF Researcher Finds

Published: Jul 29th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Families who are referred to a supervised visitation center when abused or neglected children are removed from the home have their court cases resolved sooner than if a caseworker supervises family visits, a University of Florida researcher has found.

UF Researcher: Elderly Should Ignore Stereotypes About Memory Loss

Published: Jul 23rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Older people are much less likely to have major memory problems if they believe in themselves and work to improve their recall, a newly released University of Florida study finds.

UF Study: Women Scientists And Engineers Face Delicate Balancing Act

Published: Jul 10th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Americans stand to lose some of their most talented women scientists and engineers because of the difficulties of juggling career and family responsibilities, a new nationwide study by the University of Florida suggests.

UF Researcher: Elderly Vacationers More Than Tour Bus Passengers

Published: Jun 29th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Older tourists are ditching the bus tour and ocean cruise stereotypes, opting instead for more active vacations that include sports, shopping and even archaeology, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Researcher: Crowded Flights A Boon To This Summer’s Travelers

Published: Jun 23rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — The cab was late, the kids are starving, two suitcases got left behind and now the ticket agent says your flight to see Grandma in Duluth has been overbooked.

Collectors’ Tactics Can Backfire, Says Author And Law Professor

Published: Jun 5th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Creditors trying to collect from debt-mired consumers often employ tactics that prove counterproductive to making a full recovery, says the author of a new book.

UF Researcher: Erotic Photos Deter Some Women From Breast Self-Exams

Published: Apr 17th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Photographs showing women how to examine their breasts for cancer may end up discouraging some from doing the potentially lifesaving procedure, a University of Florida researcher has found.

X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers

Published: Mar 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A team of University of Florida researchers is trying to come up with definitive predictions of the risks to children from different types of X-ray exams, an area that often leaves worried parents with unanswered questions.

Electronic Nose Knows When Seafood Is Safe

Published: Mar 17th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—To combat the rise in food-borne illnesses, University of Florida scientists are the first in the nation to begin testing highly accurate electronic noses that sniff out fishy seafood before it gets to the consumer.

UF Study: Men Think They Have Better Memories; Women Really Do

Published: Mar 12th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Popular notion has it that a man won’t ask directions when lost on the road, but perhaps he should seek help from a woman to find something in the house, a University of Florida study suggests.