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Paul Dougherty, MD, named chair of UF department of orthopaedic surgery in Jacksonville

Paul Dougherty, MD, named chair of UF department of orthopaedic surgery in Jacksonville

Published: September 20, 2016


The University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville has appointed Paul Dougherty, MD, as chair of the department of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation.
Know the facts about ovarian cancer

Know the facts about ovarian cancer

Published: September 08, 2016


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 a woman without a family history of ovarian cancer, your chances of developing it in your lifetime is only 1.7 percent as opposed to 11 percent with a history of breast cancer.
What every man should know about prostate cancer

What every man should know about prostate cancer

Published: September 08, 2016


Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men after skin cancer, and it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. Christopher Williams, MD, medical director of urologic oncology and robotic surgery at UF Health Jacksonville, shared some quick facts about prostate cancer.
Seconds Count: Timing is critical when stroke strikes

Seconds Count: Timing is critical when stroke strikes

Published: September 07, 2016


Lying on the couch after a long Monday might not be unusual for some, but it was for Richard Raposo.  When his wife, Sandy, saw him fast asleep in the living room around 5 p.m. on May 23, she knew something was wrong.

UF Health in the Media

Children's health guidelines

News4Jax (WJXT) - Published: August 27, 2016