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Cold weather hikes blood pressure, UF scientist warns

Published: Jan 18th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When winter arrives and temperatures drop, there‚Äôs one place the mercury actually rises — in blood pressure gauges.

Military metaphors upset some cancer patients, UF doctors say

Published: Jan 11th, 2005

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Well-meaning doctors seeking to explain treatment to cancer patients by comparing it to an all-out war might be wise to skip the military metaphors, University of Florida physicians caution.