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UF Nursing Researcher: Welfare To Work Does Not Improve Mental Health

Published: Oct 30th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—While studies have shown paid employment is good for women’s mental health, new University of Florida research suggests that may not hold true for those women moving from welfare to low-wage work.

UF Surgeons Modify Bladder Removal Technique

Published: Oct 27th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As if battling cancer weren’t harrowing enough, some patients who have undergone radiation therapy to fight the disease develop an unwanted complication long after the treatment is over: bladder problems that eventually require surgery to remove the organ.

Adding Variety To An Exercise Routine Helps Increase Adherence

Published: Oct 24th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers now have scientific proof that variety is the spice of life — at least in the workout room.

Study: Honesty Not Always Best Policy When It Comes To Friendship

Published: Oct 23rd, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Honesty may be the best policy, but people stretch the truth when it comes to helping friends make favorable impressions, new University of Florida research finds.

UF Study: Single Women At Midlife More Likely To Worry About Weight

Published: Oct 17th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The singles scene isn’t that rosy for thirtysomething women, who are driven more than their married counterparts to cut a slim figure, a new University of Florida study finds.

FDA Approves New Monthly Injectable Contraceptive, Giving Women A Long-lasting Birth Control Option

Published: Oct 6th, 2000

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— University of Florida researchers say a new birth control method approved late Thursday (10/5/00) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides women with a convenient, long-lasting method of contraception.