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HPV: The common cancer-causing virus

HPV: The common cancer-causing virus

Published: January 20, 2017


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 Gynecologic Oncology – Jacksonville says that if you have had sex, you have come into contact with HPV.
What expectant mothers need to know about birth defect prevention

What expectant mothers need to know about birth defect prevention

Published: January 18, 2017


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 unaware of the correlation between a mother’s actions and the health of her unborn baby, it existed and not too long ago.
New year, new goals: UF Health dietitian discusses health tips for 2017

New year, new goals: UF Health dietitian discusses health tips for 2017

Published: January 10, 2017


The new year often brings a sense of renewed energy, which is why most people decide to make lifestyle changes concerning health and weight loss now. The problem with New Year’s resolutions is they tend to fizzle out by spring. Kayla Fisher, UF Health Jacksonville’s registered dietitian, advises people to be realistic when it comes to making resolutions.
Freezing knee pain away

Freezing knee pain away

Published: January 09, 2017


Jeremy Coleman, MD, is the only provider in the area using iovera°, a non-surgical treatment that harnesses cold therapy to relieve chronic knee pain.
Code Blue: Lesson brought to life

Code Blue: Lesson brought to life

Published: January 09, 2017


It was an ordinary Tuesday for Christinanna Wilkerson when extraordinary circumstances put her nursing reflexes to the test. On Nov. 1, Bernard White, a UF Health Jacksonville psychiatric evaluator, was in the Pavilion of the UF Health Jacksonville campus to complete his Basic Life Support training with Wilkerson, a UF Health Jacksonville clinical education specialist and nurse educator. White had just completed the online portion when Wilkerson noticed he didn’t look well.

UF Health in the Media

Are gunshot victims in Chicago area under-treated?

CNN - Published: January 19, 2017

First Coast Connect: Dr. Leon Haley

WJCT - Published: January 17, 2017

Treatment freezes away knee pain

News4Jax (WJXT) - Published: January 14, 2017