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Offer kids whole grains; they’ll eat them, UF/IFAS study shows

Published: Jun 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many parents presume their children will shun whole grains because they think they don’t like them, a University of Florida researcher says, but a new UF study may start to debunk that idea.

Stressful experiences have big, immediate effects on children’s health

Published: Mar 12th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Science has shown that children who experience stressful events are more likely to face poor health outcomes as adults, but new research shows the effects may show up much sooner — in fact, almost immediately.

UF nutrition expert suggests ways to improve children’s school lunches

Published: Jul 30th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s almost time to put away the barbecue grill and break out the school lunch bags again, and a University of Florida nutrition expert has some ideas […]

U.S. News ranks UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital as one of nation’s best

Published: Jun 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children in six medical specialties, including, for the first time ever, cancer care.