USF Health In the News – for the week of June 28, 2010

For the week of June 28, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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Assessing the Health Effects of the Oil Spill

TIME Magazine (Yahoo! News)

“Exertional heat stroke is our critical concern,” said Thomas Bernard, an occupational health expert at the University of South Florida…


Parents Oblivious to Overweight Kids


Lead author Dr. Raquel Hernandez, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida, found that almost three quarters of parents…


Nervous About Alzheimer’s? Coffee May Help

National Public Radio (Vermont Public Radio, South Carolina Public Radio)

… reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in their 70s,” says Huntington Potter, a neurobiologist at the University of South Florida…


Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease


“University of South Florida’s Dr. Amanda Smith says researchers ran a battery of tests on people with mild memory loss..”


Living, dying and redemption

The Tampa Tribune

Lodovico Balducci is a professor of oncology and medicine at the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine. He traveled to Paraguay as a visiting…


Charles Slonim, MD, Becomes FSO Vice President

Yahoo! Finance (Business Wire, Forbes, The Bradenton Herald, Scottrade, Benzinga, TMCnet)

Dr. Slonim is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa and a Clinical Associate Professor of



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