Information of Data Security Incident

Aug 6, 2020 • Lead Story

UF Health values its customers and respects the privacy and security of your information. As a precautionary measure, we are notifying our customers about a data security incident involving Blackbaud, a company which contracts...

Innovative and convenient UF Health Surgical Center – The Oaks opens

By Bill Levesque • Jul 31, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health today unveiled at The Oaks Mall the region’s premier surgical center for eye and ear, nose and throat patients, a landmark project for Florida’s top-rated health system that is a culmination of years...

Perceived discrimination increases health risks among African Americans, UF Health research finds

By Diana Tonnessen • Jul 30, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health researchers have found a significant association between perceived discrimination and worsening severity of a health condition known as metabolic syndrome in African Americans. “We found that African...

Members of UF Health’s lung transplant team, shown performing a procedure in a 2019 photo, have been recognized as an elite program by U.S. News & World Report.

UF Health surgeons perform historic double-lung transplant on COVID-19 survivor

By Dorothy Hagmajer • Jul 30, 2020 • Lead Story

A man who battled back from COVID-19 only to face a life-threatening crisis when his lungs began to fail has become the first person in the Southeast to receive a double-lung transplant after beating the coronavirus, thanks to...

UF Health Shands Hospital ranked best in Florida, among nation’s elite in wide range of specialties

By Bill Levesque • Jul 28, 2020 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital emerged as Florida’s top health center and one of the nation’s elite in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals survey, with a remarkable nine medical specialties...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Dorothy Hagmajer • Jul 29, 2020
Each year, one in 700 children is born with cleft and craniofacial differences. These can result from abnormal growth patterns of the face or skull,...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Combating COVID-19

June 2020

UF Health recalibrates everything to take on a global pandemic

Health In A Heartbeat

Blood pressure medications may cut dementia risk

Aug 6, 2020

Your blood pressure medication may have an unexpected benefit: it could lower your risk of developing dementia and cognitive decline. In an analysis of randomized, controlled trials, researchers in Ireland found that reducing blood pressure with medication also dropped the risk of mental...

Animal Airwaves

Feline challenges with heartworm disease

Aug 6, 2020

With mosquito season here, it’s time to remind cat parents that their feline kids are not immune to heartworm disease. Cats are more resistant than dogs to infections with adult heartworms. But even a couple of heartworms can cause big problems for a cat’s relatively small body. Cats have a unique...