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Family in constant flux, despite traditional ideals, UF author says

Published: Nov 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ozzie and Harriett could say “Father Knows Best” and “Leave it to Beaver,” but a University of Florida author of a new book finds that stay-at-home moms and traditional marriage have seldom been the prevailing standards throughout history.

Treating tongue tie could help more babies breastfeed

Treating tongue tie could help more babies breastfeed

Published: Jun 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors advise new mothers to breastfeed for at least the first six months of a baby’s life, but a simple yet often untreated problem can sabotage their […]

Pediatricians say colleagues cautious about treating chronic pain in children

Pediatricians say colleagues cautious about treating chronic pain in children

Published: Mar 3rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many pediatricians don’t think it’s their responsibility to treat severe, chronic pain in their patients, according to a new study co-authored by several University of Florida College of Medicine researchers and an investigator from Molloy College.

Coital conservatism ended before birth control pill arrived, says researcher

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pill did not give birth to the sexual revolution despite the widespread belief in its libidinously liberating effects that persists to this day, says a University of Florida professor.

UF urologists use robot to shave time off vasectomy reversal, raise sperm counts

UF urologists use robot to shave time off vasectomy reversal, raise sperm counts

Published: Jan 6th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida urologists have used robot-assisted surgery to cut about 20 minutes off average surgery time for conventional vasectomy reversal using a microscope. Sperm count after […]