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UF researchers urge people to protect themselves from mosquito-borne diseases

Published: Jul 18th, 2003

VERO BEACH, Fla. — As Florida hits its peak period for mosquito-borne diseases, the state is seeing an increased number of infected sentinel chickens and horses, and University of Florida medical entomologists are warning Floridians to take precautions.

UF survey: Florida consumer confidence up with swift war outcome

Published: Apr 29th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians surged in April amid optimism over the swift and decisive outcome of war in Iraq, University of Florida economists report.

UF survey: Florida consumer confidence faced problems before war

UF survey: Florida consumer confidence faced problems before war

Published: Mar 25th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence edged up one point in March, but the overall index value remained relatively unchanged since last month when it sank to its lowest level in more than a decade, University of Florida economists report.

UF medical researchers develop portable hand-washing station for field workers

Published: Mar 5th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ferns may not trump roses in floral arrangements, but their fronds play an irreplaceable supporting role, adding color and symmetry.