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The Super Bowl of weight loss: Former NFL players drop pounds, get healthy

By Lisa Greene, Tampa General Hospital News When Rob Taylor was an offensive lineman, he ate everything in sight. Rob Taylor talks about his experience losing weight as […]

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Nominate a COPH alum today!

The USF College of Public Health is calling for nominations for its Outstanding Alumni Awards. Take a look at this fun video and then vote for a COPH alum […]

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Coming soon: The 25th USF Health Research Day is Feb. 20

Mark your calendar for Friday, Feb. 20, for this year’s USF Health Research Day. This year’s event – held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the USF […]

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USF professors lend interdisciplinary expertise to cutting-edge medical alert system

Two USF faculty members from different disciplines helped develop a new medical alert system that works proactively – providing ongoing monitoring rather than waiting for a reactive push […]

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BANDaids for BRIDGE showcases talent for a cause

The 4th Annual BandAIDS for BRIDGE Talent show packed the hall at the T. Pepin Hospitality Centre this Friday evening — entertaining students, faculty, staff and friends of […]

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BANDaids for BRIDGE combines students’ passion for health care with entertainment

By Saundra Amrhein The fourth annual BANDaids for BRIDGE talent show and fundraiser for the USF BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic will be held on Friday, Jan. 9, from 6:30 […]

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Year in Review: Good news for USF Health in 2014

From welcoming a new leader  to gaining an unprecedented opportunity to be one of the major economic development anchors of a proposed downtown Tampa Waterfront District, 2014 was […]

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Medical student earns Bulls game ball for leading national AMA students

Accolades took the form of a basketball when William Pearce was presented with the USF Bulls’ game ball Dec. 15 during a timeout for the Bulls taking on […]

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USF Health to study whether medication will help patients with atrial fibrillation fare better after a stroke

The $2.2 million investigator-initiated clinical trial will compare a new rapid-onset anticoagulant with warfarin, the standard medical treatment for Afib. Tampa, FL (Dec. 12, 2014) – The USF […]

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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking, USF study finds

Tampa, FL (Dec. 11, 2014) – Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College […]