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The Importance of Primary Care

The New Year is here and, unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. Staying healthy is top-of-mind for most of us, but search engines shouldn’t be our primary source of information on overall wellness. This is why having a primary care physician is important to have at any age.

Employee Inspiration During COVID-19: More Short Stories

Our employee inspiration series comes to a close with a final compilation of short stories. These were outlets for UF Health employees to express their thoughts and feelings during the pandemic, as part of the initiative launched by the Center…

Employee Inspiration During COVID-19: Short Stories

The next part of our employee inspiration series continues. Many UF Health employees wrote and shared short stories and anecdotes about how they’re feeling during the pandemic as part of the initiative launched by the Center for Healthy Minds and Practice and…

Staying Hopeful — Yet Patient — for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Let’s face it, the world in which we live looks mightily different than it did just one year ago. 2020 has been tough for many of us, and a quick check of the calendar suggests we are just over a month from leaving a year of turmoil, hardship and chaos…

Employee Inspiration During COVID-19: Poems

The next part of our employee inspiration series continues with sharing additional creative submissions. Several UF Health employees wrote and shared poems about how they’re feeling during the pandemic as part of the initiative launched by the Center for Healthy…

Employee Inspiration during COVID-19: Art Projects

COVID-19 has quickly changed our lives in ways we could never have imagined. The Center for Healthy Minds and Practice and UF Health Employee Wellness launched an initiative, where employees were invited to share what it has been like to be part of this challenging time by submitting a story,…

Thanksgiving in 2020: Ways to Celebrate Safely

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our lives in many ways and will continue to make an impact for the foreseeable future. With the holiday season approaching, celebrations are guaranteed to look different due to precautions we must take to help…

Social Media Overload: Focusing on the Positive

There was a time where I would log on to my Facebook account, read about three or four of the latest posts from my online friends, and find myself angrily shutting down my computer. It wasn’t just that these posts didn’t jive with my own personal beliefs about the way…

The 411 on Breast Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a significant time of year to educate ourselves about breast health and schedule appropriate screenings. It’s also a great time to have honest conversations with your physicians, and ask the right questions. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some of the frequently…