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UF Health North labor and delivery welcomes first baby

UF Health North labor and delivery welcomes first baby

Published: August 18, 2017


UF Health North is proud to announce the birth of the first baby born in our new labor and delivery unit.
UF Health North opens state-of-the-art labor and delivery unit

UF Health North opens state-of-the-art labor and delivery unit

Published: August 15, 2017


UF Health North officially opened the last phase of its new 92-bed hospital today: an entire floor dedicated to labor and delivery and women’s services.
Providing consistent comfort in the hospital and at home

Providing consistent comfort in the hospital and at home

Published: August 14, 2017


Communication between patients and providers is key to effectively managing pain after discharge. When patients feel the first aches of pain from their hospital bed, they can call a nurse for help. When the throbbing starts at home, relief can be limited. Hospitals have access to a variety of medications for pain, and it is typically provided at much stronger doses than what is available at your local drug store. This leaves many people either suffering in agony or going to the emergency room.
Mental Health First Aid strives to educate participants and end stigma

Mental Health First Aid strives to educate participants and end stigma

Published: August 11, 2017


Approximately one in five adults are affected by mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In Duval county alone, 161 people died by suicide in 2015. The prevalence of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder continues to increase.
UF Health Rehabilitation Services provides tips to prevent and treat back pain

UF Health Rehabilitation Services provides tips to prevent and treat back pain

Published: August 10, 2017


Summer gives homeowners a great opportunity to spend time perfecting their yards. With all the rain, the grass is growing and the foliage is blooming. Every Saturday and Sunday, the sound of lawn mowers, edgers and weed wackers fill neighborhoods, but no one hears the grunts and groans from weekend warriors the next morning saying, “Oh, my back.”

UF Health in the Media

Applause for healthy mothers and babies coalition

Florida Times-Union - Published: August 04, 2017