Published: Apr 23rd, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Joining a gym to log in hours on the elliptical or hiring a nutritionist for guidance are good ideas to shed pounds but typically too pricey for people with low incomes, as are many programs geared toward boosting wellness.
Published: Sep 6th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sipping the occasional glass of wine may seem relatively harmless, and could even be beneficial to the drinker’s health. But for parents, even moderate drinking can result in one unintended consequence: an increased risk their children will drive under the influence as adults.
Published: Aug 10th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Skipping doses of medicine or taking it at the wrong times can worsen a patient’s condition and lead to costly complications — even organ rejection in patients who have undergone a kidney transplant.
Published: Jun 14th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A toddler’s tiny teeth are destined to fall out in later years as their permanent pearly whites grow in. But for some children, especially those from low-income families, cavities and poor oral health lead to complicated dental problems long before they even graduate from their cribs.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Published: Dec 16th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To say this year’s economy has been less than robust would be an understatement.