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UF Health North's Tower Construction Topped Off

Published: May 19, 2016


UF Health Jacksonville held a beam signing ceremony May 18, 2016 to mark the installation of the final beam in the UF Health North tower expansion. UF Health Jacksonville board members, medical staff, administrators and employees signed the ceremonial beam that will be used in the highest point of the tower.
Neuroscience Institute holds events to promote Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Neuroscience Institute holds events to promote Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Published: April 27, 2016


Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that occurs when a person’s brain slowly stops producing a neurotransmitter called dopamine. With less dopamine, a person has less ability to regulate his or her movements, body and emotions.
The Greatest Gift You Can Give: A Second Chance at Life

The Greatest Gift You Can Give: A Second Chance at Life

Published: April 27, 2016


In the dead of night, when everyone is asleep, the sky is dark, the moon is bright and silence fills the air for a calm and peaceful break from reality. But then the phone rings.
Seven years after surgery, oral cancer patient is cancer-free

Seven years after surgery, oral cancer patient is cancer-free

Published: April 22, 2016


Denise Matteo didn’t think twice about the broken tooth that caused her to see her dentist. “He looked at it and recommended $13,000 worth of dental work,” she said. “I was a single parent of two children and couldn’t afford it.”
Oral cancer patient says, “A second opinion saved my life.”

Oral cancer patient says, “A second opinion saved my life.”

Published: April 22, 2016


Retired nurse Susan Lloyd was diagnosed with stage 4 oral cancer in 2013. “It all started with a sharp pain in my jaw that made it painful to eat,” she said. “The nurse at my doctor’s office looked at the jaw, then gave me some Advil and told me to go home. The pain didn’t go away. It got worse.”

UF Health in the Media

Lead Letter: We need a Marshall Plan for our city's kids

Florida Times-Union - Published: May 25, 2016