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Hunger Luncheon helps illustrate what it means to be hungry

Life can change in a minute, leaving you and your family so impoverished you don’t know where your next meal will come from. That was one of several […]

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Top 10 USF Health news stories and social media hits of 2013

We’re taking a page from Letterman. Our top 10 lists highlight the most popular 2013 stories both on the USF Health News site and on Facebook. USF Health […]

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USF Health celebrates 2013, looks ahead to New Year

As 2013 winds down and USF Health  moves into 2014,  we reflects on some highlights and accomplishments over the past year. And, we look ahead in the New […]

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New shared community space prepares to welcome USF Health students

There was plenty of activity at the new USF Health Student Services Center as workers installed furniture in the new collaborative space, one of the final steps before […]

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USF Health Heart Institute breaks ground [VIDEO]

Combining advanced research with the best care,  the facility’s doctors and scientists will guide the way for new solutions to cardiovascular disease    Tampa, FL (Dec. 17, 2013) – […]

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USF Health CAMLS and The Florida Aquarium team up to help injured sea turtle

As the anesthesia took full effect, Freud dozed on the surgical table at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation. The juvenile green sea turtle […]

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New brief therapy eases symptoms of combat-related psychological trauma, USF Nursing study shows [VIDEO]

The research suggests Accelerated Resolution Therapy may be an option for veterans who do not respond optimally to conventional therapies endorsed by the Department of Defense and VA […]

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USF BOT approves plan for PhD program in rehabilitation sciences

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees approved a plan Dec. 5 to create a new PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences at USF Health Morsani College of […]

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USF Nursing makes special deliveries, bringing holiday cheer to hospitalized children

This is the College’s second annual B.E.A.R.S. campaign —  the cuddly teddy bears are a hit at Tampa Bay hospitals Tampa, FL (Dec. 3, 2013) –This holiday season, […]

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USF global health researcher awarded Gates Foundation grant to tackle neglected parasitic diseases

Distinguished USF Health Professor Thomas Unnasch, PhD, was among the investigators to receive the latest Grand Challenges Explorations awards announced by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Unnasch […]

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Thank You, Public Health [VIDEO]

In honor of Public Health Thank You Day, the  USF College of Public Health joins Research!America and leading U.S. organizations to recognize professionals who work 24/7 to protect […]

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Ybor Youth Clinic adds affordable family planning services for those at risk

Ybor Youth Clinic, a facility specifically designed for adolescents and young adults, recently expanded the healthcare services it offers Tampa Bay area adolescents and young adults to include […]

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Case studies by USF Health neurologists link smoking “spice” with stroke in healthy, young adults

Tampa, FL (Nov. 19, 2013) – Add stroke to the list of severe health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana,  popularly known as spice or […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Lewis Barness, a pioneer in pediatrics

A physician, a mentor and a friend to all who met him will truly be missed. Lewis A. Barness, MD, a father of modern pediatrics, the founder of […]

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Glimpse at courts helps USF Health students, faculty see legal system at work

Substance abuse trials, a case of a medical clinic investment deal going wrong, juvenile court, testimony from the medical examiner for the murder trial of Dante Morris. These […]

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USF Physical Therapy puts active police officer back to work, and riding her champion horse

A career in law enforcement and a cherished hobby of showing horses were heading toward dead ends for Janise Man-Son-Hing. Since November 2011, ever-increasing back pain was preventing […]