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“Teach-back” technique can reduce hospital visits

August 5, 2019

At a typical doctor visit, the physician does most of the explaining. But a new study shows that when certain patients “teach back” a doctor’s instructions, they’re less likely to wind up in...

Fitness trackers may have little effect on users’ cholesterol, blood pressure levels

July 23, 2019

Researchers found no evidence that the devices improved cholesterol or blood pressure and limited evidence that the devices improve blood sugar.

Bachelor of Public Health team examines water insecurity among Haitian residents in new studies

July 15, 2019

Recent BPH graduates Hannah Douglas and Andrew Fiore were part of a team that published a pair of studies in the journal PLOS One.

Researchers offer guidelines for vaccine study design during public health emergencies

July 3, 2019

Experimental vaccine trials during a public health emergency should be novel, flexible and responsive, say a group of researchers led by UF biostatistics faculty. Photo: WHO