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Report identifies Top 10 Pathogen-Food Combinations that cause illness

Published: Apr 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute have identified the Top 10 riskiest combinations of foods and disease-causing microorganisms, providing an important tool for food safety officials charged with protecting consumers from these costly and potentially life-threatening bugs.

Former Attorney General Reno helps UF open Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration

Published: Apr 18th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “My sister Janet Reno has Parkinson’s. My younger brother has Parkinson’s. I have essential tremor. Sometimes we would all shake in unison.”

UF researchers find social hookah smoking packs a carbon monoxide punch

UF researchers find social hookah smoking packs a carbon monoxide punch

Published: Apr 7th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study shows that patrons leaving hookah cafés had carbon monoxide levels more than three times higher than patrons exiting traditional bars.

UF pharmacy technician training broadens career options

Published: Apr 6th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Pharmacy technician jobs, once sought after by younger workers, are attracting older workers as new licensing laws take effect. While economic uncertainty and unstable job markets linger, many workers, not ready to retire, now see these jobs as stable and fulfilling second careers.