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Fibroid Awareness: What You Need to Know

By age 50, up to 80 percent of women have developed uterine fibroids. While many women don’t experience pain or symptoms from their fibroids, 25 percent will need treatment to manage their pain or heavy bleeding as a result of uterine fibroids. Women who experience pain from their fibroids…

Not Your Average D.A.R.E Talk

School is back in session across college campuses in Florida and with the increase of popular synthetic drugs such as fentanyl and fake pills, parents should educate their college student on how to protect themselves.   This talk with your college student is more than the old-school D.A.R.E talks held…

Tips for Breastfeeding Success

August is National Breastfeeding Month, a great opportunity to speak with a lactation consultant on what mothers should know and expect during their breastfeeding journey. Bobbi Taman, an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant at UF Health North, shared her expertise in how to educate and advocate for women and their babies. Bobbi has been helping mothers breastfeed for the past 15 years of her career.

Navigating Diet Culture

"Diet culture" is becoming more prominent, thanks to influencers on social media and other outlets. A UF Health registered dietitian explains why this can be detrimental and why healthy eating involves more than just healthy foods.

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.

How to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and after safely distancing from family and friends over the past year and a half, many of us are ready to get back to celebrating, showing thanks and creating new memories with our friends and family. Here are a few ways to stay healthy during the festivities.

Common Flu Questions Answered

Flu season is here, and the ever-changing environment and ongoing pandemic may raise a few more questions about how to stay healthy.

Managing Pain After Your Emergency Department Visit

Managing your pain following a visit to the emergency department may seem overwhelming. An emergency medicine physician and principal investigator for the Pain Assessment and Management Initiative discusses holistic approaches to managing pain at home.