GAINESVILLE—Many exhausted parents marvel at their preschool children, who run and jump their way through the day and still beg to do more. But an alarming number of children under 5 don’t fit this pattern: They exercise too little, eat too much and are seriously overweight, University of Florida researchers say.
GAINESVILLE — A 37-year-old Florida man was in good condition and scheduled for discharge today (8/14) at Shands at the University of Florida, three days after UF surgeons performed a first in the Southeast: removal of a kidney from a live donor using a rare technique credited with decreasing the donor’s postoperative recovery time, scarring and pain.
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.
GAINESVILLE—El Niño will long be remembered for this year’s onslaught of natural disasters across the nation. Wildfires blazed out of control, deadly tornadoes fell from the sky, flood waters rolled over plains and droughts dried farmlands. All this, and the height of hurricane season looms.