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New test could keep babies from contracting deadly infections

Published: Jul 26th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new test studied at the University of Florida that could lead to better screening for the most common cause of infection in newborn babies.

‘Grandtravel’ popular bonding experience for grandparents

Published: Jul 25th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Seniors who like to “spoil the grandchild” without interference from the parents have discovered that the safest bets are long trips to theme parks, historical sites and even on safaris, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF study: Lack of sleep impairs job satisfaction, especially for women

Published: Jul 18th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As America becomes a nation of caffeinated insomniacs, a new University of Florida study shows lack of sleep not only makes people tired and cranky but also causes them to dislike and even hate their jobs the next morning.

Women more likely to be perpetrators of abuse as well as victims

Published: Jul 13th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women are more likely than men to stalk, attack and psychologically abuse their partners, according to a University of Florida study that finds college women have a new view of the dating scene.