Published: Oct 9th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hispanics face multiple barriers to health care, but their experiences in the health-care system can vary widely by language and geographical area, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: Jul 12th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hispanic women with hypertension and coronary artery disease respond better to drug regimens aimed at controlling high blood pressure than non-Hispanic white women, University of Florida researchers report.
Published: Feb 15th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hispanic students at community colleges with large Hispanic populations are more likely to earn higher grades and complete their courses, according to a study headed by a professor at the University of Florida’s College of Education.
Published: Oct 16th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hispanics make up the largest minority in Florida schools, but administrators in eight out of 10 school districts say they don’t have enough Spanish-speaking counselors to serve the growing Hispanic population, according to a University of Florida study.
Published: Oct 11th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite growing numbers of mixed couples in America, movie relationships between men and women of different races are most likely to be short-lived, oversexed and downright dangerous, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jun 7th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Exposure to pesticides crosses the generations, according to a new University of Florida study that finds daughters of mothers who lived near areas of heavy agricultural spraying may be unable to nurse their children.
Published: Aug 10th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Shoppers who leave the store without buying anything are much more likely to be walking away with stolen merchandise than those who do make a purchase, a University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jun 30th, 2005
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Down on the farm, it can be downright dangerous – especially for thousands of Florida migrant farm workers who may not be familiar with rules and regulations designed to ensure their safety on the job. But help is on the way, thanks to a new University of Florida farm safety-training program aimed at the state’s 200,000 migrant farm workers.
Published: Apr 18th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Health deteriorates for Mexican immigrants after they become Americanized, but it improves for Puerto Ricans — and some Cubans and Dominicans — the longer they remain in the United States, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jul 20th, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s Hispanic population will significantly outpace the state’s non-Hispanic white and black populations over the next 25 years, largely because of migration and high birth rates among this relatively young group of migrants, according to the latest projections from the University of Florida.