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Nerve pathways in exhaustion disorder discovered at UF

Nerve pathways in exhaustion disorder discovered at UF

GAINESVILLE - 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 r...
Updated: 13 hours ago
Booster vaccination strengthens attack on brain tumor

Booster vaccination strengthens attack on brain tumor

If researchers at Duke University are right, boosting the body’s ability to fight off lockjaw may not be the only reason to get a tetanus booster shot.
Updated: 13 hours ago
U.S. commerce chief expects Cuba ties to pay off

U.S. commerce chief expects Cuba ties to pay off

TAMPA - Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said she's confident U.S. businesses will benefit from new travel and trade opportunities opened with the Cuba policies announced Dec. 17 by President Barack Obama....
Updated: 19 hours ago
Leadership Pasco begins recruiting for next class

Leadership Pasco begins recruiting for next class

NEW PORT RICHEY — Leadership Pasco is now accepting applications for the Class of 2016 from among emerging and existing community leaders who live or work in Pasco County.
Published: 03/27/15
Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel planning $78M expansion

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel planning $78M expansion

WESLEY CHAPEL - Less than three years after it opened, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will begin construction this summer on a $78 million expansion that will nearly double the number of patient rooms, operating rooms and emergency suites....
Published: 03/10/15
Viruses top causes of childhood pneumonia

Viruses top causes of childhood pneumonia

SALT LAKE CITY - With the chill of winter comes a spike in community-acquired pneumonia, which spreads more easily as people retreat indoors and come into close contact. In CAP, a lung infection triggers persistent coughing, chest pain, fever and dif...
Published: 03/06/15
Patch to deliver polio immunizations under development

Patch to deliver polio immunizations under development

Declining immunization rates have health care, government and education officials raising warning flags about the return of communicable diseases, such as the current measles outbreak in California and a number of other states, once thought to be con...
Published: 03/06/15
Novel protein packs powerful punch against HIV

Novel protein packs powerful punch against HIV

A multi-institution research effort coordinated at The Scripps Research Institute Florida Campus has developed what its creators says is a highly powerful agent that could tame the AIDS virus.
Published: 03/06/15
Even light exercise good for heart, UF study says

Even light exercise good for heart, UF study says

Even everyday activities such as dusting and walking to the mailbox can reduce older adults' risk of heart attack or death, according to a University of Florida Health study  in the Journal of the American Heart Association. ...
Published: 03/06/15

Green Column: Canada cashing in on climate change fight

Our neighbors to the north are turning the battle against greenhouse gas emissions and climate change into economic gains, according to a new report released Feb. 27.
Published: 03/06/15