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Navigating the New Normal

MANAGING ANXIETY, FEAR AND LONELINESS IN A COVID-19 WORLD Just six months ago, news about coronavirus was mostly just an afterthought as Americans looked on warily from our doorsteps…

Make Art at Home: Clay Roses

UF Health Jacksonville Arts in Medicine program coordinator Lauren Anter walks us through another at-home art project. Mashing clay in your hands can be a very relaxing activity and has…

Getting Back-to-School Safely

This year, back-to-school planning has been incredibly complex because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For some, this time is filled with excitement as kids prepare to see their friends, teachers, principals, librarians, bus drivers and school staff in person for the first time in months. For others, anxiety and fear…

Avoid “Maskne” From Face-Coverings

The recent city-wide mandate for face-coverings is a major player in reducing the spread of COVID-19. This “new normal” of facial wear could cause some skin irritation, and many people are noticing blemishes pop up around their mouth, nose and…

3D Screening Mammograms: Early Detection Can Help Save Lives

UF Health uses the latest technology in breast cancer detection. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer for women after skin cancer. Regular screenings to detect breast cancer should be a part of a woman’s annual health care routine. UF Health Breast Imaging Centers are open and ready to…

Make Art at Home: Decorative Clay Bowl

Normally, the Arts in Medicine program at UF Health Jacksonville works on art projects with patients at their bedside to promote stress relief and relaxation while they are admitted. During these uncertain and stressful times, program coordinator Lauren Anter wanted to share…

Stay Healthy this School Year

This time of year is filled with excitement as kids return to school, meet new friends and teachers and participate in extracurricular activities. Unfortunately, it’s also a time for back-to-school germs. While germs aren’t 100% avoidable, there are a few things parents can discuss and implement with their kids to…

Back-to-School Safety Tips

Back-to-school is upon us again and can be an exciting time for parents and kids. Though shopping trips for new clothes and supplies may seem like a priority, parents also need to keep safety top of mind. Many accidents and injuries can be prevented with just a little planning. Dress…