USF Health In the News – for the week of June 7, 2010

For the week of June 7, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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New USF program’s goal is helping patients live better with Type 1 diabetes

The St. Petersburg Times

The gift comes from the Sarasota-based Patterson Foundation and will support the creation of a program within USF Health called Bringing Science Home.


Tampa sells downtown land to USF for medical facility

The St. Petersburg Times (The Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Business Journal)

Council Thursday unanimously approved the sale of city-owned land downtown to the University of South Florida for a high-tech medical training center


USF Health still backs Lakeland for pharmacy program

Tampa Bay Business Journal

USF Health said it remains committed to locating its School of Pharmacy on the University of South Florida Polytechnic campus in Lakeland, despite a veto by


Adults urged to keep up on vaccinations

 “When I see people in the clinic, they are pretty open to getting vaccines,” says Dr. Hugo Navarte, assistant professor of internal medicine at University of South Florida Health, “


Getting bugs to buzz off


If your child has been stung, check if there’s a stinger left behind. If so, scrape it away — carefully — with a fingernail or knife blade, says Richard F. Lockey, M.D., a professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Public Health at the University of South Florida.



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