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Being Rude to Your Child’s Doctor Could Lead to Worse Care

Emotions tend to run high in hospitals, and patients or patients’ loved ones can be rude to medical professionals when they perceive inadequate care.
12-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Why Better Choices Depend on ‘Libertarian Paternalism’

Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened.
11-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UF Plays Key Role in Trial for Successful Ebola Vaccine

An international group of researchers associated with the World Health Organization has published its final report on the Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea, finding that the vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent Ebola infection.
23-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Discrimination Interacts with Genetics and Impacts Health

It’s no secret that discrimination is stressful for those who experience it, but turns out the issue is more than skin deep—these stressors can interact with our genetics to negatively impact our health, a new University of Florida study shows.
21-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘Hyper-Starburst’ Galaxy Churns Out Stars, Clues to Universe’s Evolution

A recently discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction, revealed by a group of astronomers led by University of Florida graduate student Jingzhe Ma using NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory.
8-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UF Archaeologist Uses Chicxulub ‘Dinosaur Crater’ Rocks, Prehistoric Teeth to Track Ancient Humans

Where’s the best place to start when retracing the life of a person who lived 4,000 years ago? Turns out, it’s simple -- you start at the beginning.
18-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nature Already Dramatically Impacted by Climate Change, Study Reveals

Global climate change has already impacted every aspect of life on Earth, from genes to entire ecosystems, according to a new University of Florida study.
10-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Yearning for a New Phone? You Might Be Suffering From ‘Comparison Neglect’

If you’re reading this on a shiny new iPhone 7, new research suggests you might not have given your old phone its due before trading up.
2-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Parkinson's Expert on the Death of Janet Reno

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7-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

UF Neuroscientists Available for Comment After Mentors Receive Lasker Award

Two University of Florida Health neuroscientists will be available for comment on the recipients of The Lasker Foundation’s Lasker-Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award. Mahlon DeLong, a neurologist at the Emory University School of Medicine,...
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UF Experts Available for the 2014 Hurricane Season

16-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert in Florida Politics Recalls Gov. Askew’s Legacy

13-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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