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In pitching injuries, the elbow is connected to the hip bone

Published: Apr 30th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New University of Florida research suggests that a pitcher’s elbow injury could be linked to movement in the hips.

Health promotion efforts in schools really do improve health

Published: Apr 24th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Can school efforts really persuade kids not to smoke, spur teens to exercise and get little ones to eat more fruits and veggies? Yes, if these efforts are part of a schoolwide program that promotes healthy behaviors on multiple fronts, according to the results of the most comprehensive study on the effects of these programs completed to date.

Patients rate pain care differently depending on locale, UF researchers find

Published: Apr 2nd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hospital patients’ responses to a question about whether their pain is well-controlled may depend in part on where they live, University of Florida researchers report.

UF researchers find a lobster’s sense of smell may hold the key to better electronic sensors

Published: Mar 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Could lobsters help protect soldiers someday? A team of University of Florida researchers says they might.