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  • Managing Pain Through Collaboration

    Dr. Francisco Martinez-Wittinghan has been a part of Integrating Patient Reported Outcomes for Patient-Centered Pain Care, or IPRO, a patient-centered research project since October 2021.

    Managing Pain
  • Colon Cancer Prevention & Awareness

    Colorectal cancer, commonly known as colon cancer, is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women each year in the United States. In 2022, an estimated 52,580 people died from colon cancer.

    Colon cancer
  • The importance of self-care for family caregivers

    November 30, 2022

    Family caregivers provide an invaluable service to their family members who are sick or in need of help. However, caring for loved ones may cause problems for the caregiver.

    Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, +4 more

  • Watch your step: falls prevention awareness

    November 10, 2022

    As we get older, a simple fall or trip can unexpectedly change your life. Falls are one of the most common causes of injury in adults over age 65.

    UF Health Jacksonville, +1 more

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  • Not Your Average D.A.R.E Talk

    August 29, 2022

    School is back in session across college campuses in Florida and with the increase of popular synthetic drugs such as fentanyl and fake pills, parents should educate their college student on how to protect themselves.

    UF Health Family Medicine, UF Health Pediatrics, +1 more

  • 6 Tips to Keep Your Children Poison Free for Back to School

    August 4, 2022

    When school starts up, buses will crowd the roadways again. Back-to-school shopping is already underway and families are preparing for a major shift in their daily household routines. Here are a 6 things to consider that will help keep…

    UF Health Family Medicine, UF Health Pediatrics, +1 more

  • Navigating Diet Culture

    December 9, 2021

    By definition, the word “diet” means the kinds of food that a person habitually eats. However, for many of us, that word takes on a variety of meanings, and most of them are not positive.

    UF Health Family Medicine, +1 more