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The elective courses are offered through various Health Science Center colleges at the University of Florida and are administered entirely online during a given semester. The courses focus on specialty […]

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Being married may help block dementia

February 19, 2018

Here’s a news flash for people who complain that listening to their spouse chatter on and on is making them lose their minds: A new analysis shows just the opposite is true. Being married may lower...

Could spider silk weave a solution to better hearing aids?

February 23, 2018

What would you do if you found a spider web in your ear? Probably some sort of dance step halfway between Zumba and the Watusi as you tried to clear your ear. Some day in the future, however, you may...

Healthier diet may help ease pain for multiple sclerosis sufferers

February 20, 2018

Eating a diet of fruits and vegetables along with whole grains and less red meat has long been shown to be a recipe for better health. A new study suggests this diet may also help reduce painful...

Long-term success seen in obesity treatment procedures

February 21, 2018

People who are struggling with obesity may consider taking steps such as gastric bypass surgery or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding to gain control of their condition. These procedures have...

Some cancer survivors have PTSD

February 22, 2018

Surviving cancer can bring on another ailment — post-traumatic stress disorder. A recent study found that about one-fifth of patients had PTSD several months after their cancer diagnosis. Many of...