Published: Dec 16th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To say this year’s economy has been less than robust would be an understatement.
Published: Oct 28th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Driver’s Ed” for kids could be another name for a statewide program administered by the University of Florida that is designed to reduce the number and severity of injuries and deaths to children from bicycle and traffic crashes.
Published: Jun 17th, 2009
GAINESVILLE — For most parents, soothing a child’s anxiety is just part of the job. But for a parent whose child has obsessive-compulsive disorder, soothing anxiety and helping with behaviors linked to the disease could lead to more severe symptoms, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Apr 22nd, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Playground bullies may meet their match from where they least expect — in the ranks of kids who are anti-bullies — and most of them are girls, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Apr 8th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Family disruptions such as divorce or children being forced to live elsewhere are tougher on boys than girls, according to a newly published University of Florida study, which finds that rates of male juvenile delinquency and drug use rise when the household composition changes.
Published: Mar 19th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Less than 11 percent of children with life-threatening illnesses receive hospice care in the last year of life, in part because insurance requirements make it difficult for […]