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Movember — Not Just About the Moustache

November brings with it an influx of cooler weather, winter holidays and moustaches. While some men claim they are just warming up for the winter, many are donning this keratin-based accessory for a more meaningful cause.

Can Breast Cancer Occur in Men?

Male breast cancer is a rare disease that forms in the breast tissue of men. It is often detected at a more advanced stage, primarily due to most men not being aware that breast cancer may also affect them.

Heart Disease in Women – An Unfortunate Foe

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide, and is more prominent in women. Throughout American Heart Month and beyond, staying aware and educated about the types of heart disease, risks and prevention methods can be helpful.

COVID-19 Can’t Stop Medical Emergencies from Happening

Strokes, heart attacks and other serious illnesses and injuries still need immediate treatment. The number of patients with medical conditions and life-threatening emergencies coming to emergency departments across the country has sharply declined since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fewer cars on the road and more people at home…

Heart Attack 101 – Know the Signs and Symptoms

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., so knowing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack is crucial. There’s no better time than Amer…

More than Just a Man’s Best Friend

Research shows that pet therapy in hospitals can reduce patient stress, blood pressure and anxiety. This is just one of the many reasons why pet therapy is offered at UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health North. After meeting certain requirements and being trained in workshops with…

Awareness is Power

Each year, UF Health Jacksonville staff and University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty collaborate in multiple ways to promote breast health and breast cancer awareness. UF Health Surgery – Jacksonville and…