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Sugar, Salt, Fat, Oh My!

Sep 27th, 2019

Salty snacks, rich desserts and comfort food may all look and smell appealing, but consuming these in excess can be detrimental to health. Registered dietitian Kayla Fisher presented at the […]


Awareness is Power

Sep 6th, 2019

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 […]


Stay Healthy this School Year

Aug 26th, 2019

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 […]


Work. Pump. Repeat. – Week 2

Jul 30th, 2019

Lindsey Bessing, a nurse educator at UF Health Jacksonville, is back as our guide for week two of our blog series, sharing more helpful tips for working moms who want […]


Work. Pump. Repeat.

Jul 23rd, 2019

Any woman who has ever breastfed a child can attest to how time consuming, self-sacrificial and exhausting it is. Especially when you are pumping. It can feel like a second […]

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Advance Directives — Any Age, Any Stage

Apr 16th, 2019

  It’s no surprise that medical terms can confuse or even frighten patients. When you hear “advance directives,” what comes to mind? To many, it may sound like a higher […]

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Prime of Your Life Recap – Is My Headache a Migraine?

Mar 15th, 2019

Our February Prime of Your Life event, hosted at the UF Health North campus, focused on the differences between headaches and migraines, along with suggested remedies for each. Dr. Constance […]

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Prime of Your Life – When Life Hands You Lemons Recap

Feb 6th, 2019

Our January Prime of Your Life event, hosted at the UF Health North campus, was focused on navigating life’s challenges personally and as caregivers. Dr. Phyliss Taylor, medical director of […]

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Know the facts about ovarian cancer

Mar 1st, 2018

While ovarian cancer is not nearly as prevalent as breast cancer, it is just as concerning. Guy Benrubi, MD, gynecologic oncologist at UF Health Jacksonville, explained that if you are […]

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What expectant mothers need to know about birth defect prevention

Feb 1st, 2018

Birth defects affect one in every 33 babies (about 3% of all babies) born in the United States each year. While it’s hard to imagine a time when physicians were […]

HPV: The common cancer-causing virus

Jan 15th, 2018

Human papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guy Benrubi, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at UF Health […]