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Venezuela’s next crisis: rampant spread of infectious disease

January 31, 2019

Infectious diseases once under control there are beginning to run rampant and could spread quickly.

Researchers examine influence of peers and parents on adolescent prescription opioid use

January 31, 2019

The researchers found that females whose parents disapproved of nonmedical use of prescription opioids were less likely to report this behavior, but this was not true for males.

Sedentary lifestyle cancels out heart benefits of having a normal weight

January 8, 2019

A new study finds low levels of physical activity can put adults with a normal weight at the same risk for heart disease as adults who are overweight.

UF researchers develop cheap, quick test for Zika

December 17, 2018

The test uses inexpensive, commercially available equipment, including a coffee mug with a USB port, cell phone and LED light. Image: CDC