April 24, 2014

Healthcare

Grant Targets Juvenile Diabetes

Jeffrey P. Krischer, a professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida, received $169 million from the National Institutes of Health to coordinate a 10-year international study of juvenile diabetes. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Lowering the Risk of Alzheimer's

Diets high in omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. Now a University of Florida study says omega-3s also might thwart the onset of type 1 diabetes in children. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

A Soda Crack-Down at School

A state lawmaker wants to ban beverages with high-fructose corn syrup from public schools. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Healthy

Hotelier Harris Rosen is still making revolutionary inroads on his company's healthcare plan. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Flu Prevention: Change of Seasons

Red Tide, an algae bloom found along Florida’s coasts, can cause coughing, sneezing and other respiratory problems. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Executive Workouts

Executive workouts for busy professionals. Meet the Thai Breaker. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Clearing the Air of CFCs

The end is near for CFCs used in inhalers. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Oxygen Bars: O So Good?

You don’t have to be a patient in the hospital or a pro athlete to get a dose of oxygen anymore. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Filling a Nursing Need

Florida, and only the sixth in the nation, to offer a master’s degree in family nurse practitioning with a subspecialty in emergency nurse practitioning. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Race Against the Clock

Collier County has began testing a new “pit-crew” approach to the lifesaving process. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Breast Cancer: A Cultural Divide

Outreach efforts aim to tackle taboos among some ethnic groups. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Wings and a Care

From a marketing standpoint, it seemed a natural fit, but Hooters traditionally shied away from anything to do with breast cancer awareness or fund raising. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Fat Chance

Doctors are zeroing in on another reason for men to avoid a fatty diet: Prostate cancer. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Beaming

UF institute offers proton therapy. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Medicaid Reform Progress Report

The glitches in Florida’s Medicaid reform pilot program aren’t likely to derail an expansion across the state. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

How Low Can You Go?

New cholesterol guidelines are likely to get even lower. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Filling a Void

Professor's discovery offers a lifetime of cavity protection. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Opening the Door

It’s no accident that the education and administration building at Florida State University’s $60-million medical school complex bears the name of John Thrasher. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Florida's Existing Med Schools

University of Florida College of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

A Focus on the Underserved

UCF’s Dr. Deborah German and FIU’s Dr. John Rock will be only the third and fourth people in the nation to build a med school from scratch in nearly 30 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

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