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Why Everything You’Ve Heard About Women and Negotiation Might Be Wrong


University of Florida student Samantha Miller was listening to a lecture on a commonly held trope about negotiation -- that women are bad at it -- but the conventional wisdom didn’t fit with her experience at all.
16-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Researchers See Significant Reduction in Fatal Car Crashes After an Increase in Alcohol Taxes

Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and spirits went up in...
31-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Shows Why Exercise Magnifies Exhaustion for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

The mechanism that causes high-performance athletes to “feel the burn” turns out to be the culprit in what makes people with chronic fatigue syndrome feel exhausted by the most common daily activities, new University of Florida Health research...
12-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Genes That Increase the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Have Lost Their Hiding Place


A research group that includes a University of Florida genetics expert has located and narrowed down the number of genes that play a role in the disease, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics. Knowing the identities...
9-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Brain Tumor Patients Fare Better with Private Insurance, New Study Finds

Brain tumor patients who are uninsured or use Medicaid stay hospitalized longer and develop more medical complications than those with private insurance, University of Florida Health researchers have found.
3-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

Feast-and-Famine Diet Could Extend Life, Study Shows

Think of it as interval training for the dinner table.
27-Feb-2015 8:05 AM EST

Climate-Change Clues From the Turtles of Tropical Wyoming


Tropical turtle fossils discovered in Wyoming by University of Florida scientists reveal that when the earth got warmer, prehistoric turtles headed north. But if today’s turtles try the same technique to cope with warming habitats, they might run...
24-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

‘Aging in Place’ May Be the Wrong Answer for Boomers and Their Parents

Baby boomers trying to pick the best living arrangements for themselves or their parents as they age should be wary of a phrase they coined in their younger years: If it feels good, do it.
19-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

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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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