USF Health In the News – for the week of January 25, 2010

For the week of January 25, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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The Register Guard (St. Petersburg Times)

If you’ve had a heart attack, get into rehab

…to dangerous bouts of depression after a heart attack. In a University of South Florida study, a women-only rehab program countered depression…


St. Petersburg Times (

Study: Seniors who scrimp on doctor visits now pay more later

Jay Wolfson, a public health and medicine professor at the University of South Florida, explained that there was a good reason to impose..


St. Petersburg Times

Pregnant woman’s involuntary hospitalization raises legal, ethical, medical questions

…consideration or input by the woman?” In the legal issues involved, USF public health and medicine professor Jay Wolfson sees shades of a right-to-life…


St. Petersburg Times

Gov. Crist: Florida hospitals can’t take more Haitian quake victims

Jay Wolfson, a professor at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health, is skeptical that local hospitals will ever see reimbursement for



Study suggests cell phones might stop Alzheimer’s Disease

Now, researchers at the University of South Florida have uncovered an actual health benefit. “Usually there’s a contradiction down the road, like it’s bad


Ethiopian Review (Zikkir)

New Lab is Changing Research at USF College of Nursing

A new laboratory is changing the climate of research at the USF College of Nursing, attracting…


Ethiopian Review (Zikkir)

Six Nursing Faculty Named Among Great 100 Nurses

Six faculty members from the USF College of Nursing were among the Great 100 Nurses named by the Florida Nurses Association (FNA) and published in the December 2009 issue of The Florida…


The Dallas Morning News (Behavioral Health Central)

UT-Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth plans ‘Owner’s Guide’ lecture series

… providing an opportunity for the public to learn about how the brain changes over time and how trailblazing research provides hope for future…Dr. Paul Sanberg of the University of South Florida School of Medicine.



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