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Safely Celebrate the Fourth of July

Fireworks are a fun way to recognize the Fourth of July holiday, but safety protocols need to be a priority for all those who decide to use them. Learn how to prevent injuries with these tips.

Top signs of urological cancer in men

Top signs of urological cancer in men – Audio Interview The following information was taken from an audio interview (above) with Robert Marino, M.D., a urologist with UF Health Jacksonville. What is a ureteral stent? The word stent is more familiar to us when we think about a…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – Employee Spotlight

We are celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, Heritage Month, and featuring Chanrath You, an ambulatory float pool manager with the University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians, Inc. Chanrath’s heritage is Cambodian, and she has been with UF Health for six years. Q: Tell us about what you…

Speech-language pathologists treat veterans and first responders at the Haley Brain Wellness Program

Michelle Hoefnagel, MS, CCC-SLP Speech-language pathologists provide diagnostic and treatment services for adults and children for impairments with speech, language, swallowing and cognition. Therapists treat patients with a variety of conditions including aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, memory deficits, post-laryngectomy, traumatic brain injury and voice disorders. At the UF Health Jacksonville Leon…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – Fellow Spotlight

We are celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, Heritage Month, and featuring Dr. Kevin Liu, a fellow with the division of cardiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Dr. Liu’s heritage is Chinese, and he is a second year cardiology fellow. Q:…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – Physician Spotlight

We are celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, Heritage Month, and featuring Dr. Jeanette Zhang, assistant professor with the department of surgery and trauma surgeon at UF Health Jacksonville. Dr. Zhang’s heritage is Chinese, and she has been with UF Health for 2.5 years. Q: Tell…

The Complete Care Cancer Model

At UF Health Jacksonville, we are able to have the needs of the patient at heart and have put together a program complete care. When a patient is suspected to have a urological cancer, or has been diagnosed with urological cancer at an outside institution, they can come to UF Health Jacksonville and we provide all the services they need under one roof by one team.

FAQs about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer, sometimes called colon cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. and one of the few easily preventable cancers. Most patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer will survive if it is found early enough through screening.

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.