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Women As Likely As Men To Last-Minute Christmas Shop, Survey Shows

Published: Dec 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — It’s 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and the local mall is jammed with men charging through their last-minute shopping while their wives or girlfriends sit at home gloating because they were finished weeks ago.

University of Florida Study: Women Report Higher Pain Levels Than Do Men

Published: Dec 10th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Women with chronic pain report slightly higher levels of pain than their male counterparts, but the difference may be as much the result of how society teaches men to handle […]

UF Researcher: Participating In Sports Gives Girls Strong Self-Images

Published: Nov 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Participating in sports can have benefits for adolescent girls that reach beyond simply staying physically fit, a University of Florida researcher has concluded.

UF Enhanced Mammograms For Earlier Detection To Undergo Trial

Published: Aug 14th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A major University of Florida research effort to improve breast exam X-ray images using computers will undergo its first trial this fall, when radiologists determine whether the more detailed mammograms better show early signs of breast cancer.

UF Researcher: Mothers Who Use Cocaine In Pregnancy Still Love Babies

Published: Aug 5th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Cocaine abuse does not necessarily affect motherly love, according to a University of Florida study that finds mothers who use the drug during pregnancy care for their babies just as much as moms who abstained.

Support Network May Help Black Women Cope Better With Depression, UF Study Shows

Published: Jul 15th, 1998

GAINESVILLE– Black women are significantly less likely to be diagnosed with emotional disorders than their white counterparts, University of Florida researchers report, but what role ethnicity plays in this process is unclear.

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: 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.

UF Researchers Report Pilot Data From National Study Of Women With Heart Disease

Published: Mar 29th, 1998

ATLANTA—To the list of what makes men and women different, add a few new items in the category of heart disease.

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.