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Ease into the New School Year with these Simple Tips

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and the beginning of a new school year is just around the corner. Taking time to plan a few days before school starts can help kids transition from relaxing summer days to busier school days. These tips can…

Emergency Room vs. Primary Care: Where should you go when you need care?

When an unexpected medical concern arises, your immediate thought may be to go to the emergency room. While this may be the best solution for broken bones or other acute injuries or illnesses, there are additional options when seeking medical care in Jacksonville, Florida. The majority of illnesses can…

How to Save a Life: Donate Blood

An accident is never planned. While steps can be taken to prepare for unexpected events, no one plans for accidents — except hospitals. Agnes Aysola, MD, director of transfusion medicine at UF Health Jacksonville, recently explained the necessity of planning. “For us,…