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NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]

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USF Health, Moffitt Cancer Center Launch Florida’s First Cardio-Oncology Program

New collaboration uses cutting-edge therapies to reduce risk of cardiovascular complications caused by cancer treatment Approximately 30 percent of all cancer patients develop cardiovascular complications during treatment. USF […]

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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 […]


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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COPH birth defects researchers to host statewide meeting Jan 8-9

Preeminent birth defects researchers from the USF College of Public Health will welcome others from across the state and beyond when they host the third Florida Birth Defects […]


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 […]


Top 10 countdowns: Most read and most liked 2014 stories

As we get ready to ring in the New Year, here’s the Top 10 countdowns for 2014.  Our news “hits” lists highlight the most popular stories, both on […]


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 […]


“Opportunity of a lifetime” for USF and Tampa Bay region

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his vision for the redevelopment of Tampa’s waterfront district today – a vision that includes co-locating the USF Health Morsani College […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Tampa General Hospital among the elite stroke centers in the country

USF stroke experts staff the TGH Stroke Center, providing patients in the Tampa Bay region with 24/7 access to more specialized stroke care, including on-site neurosurgeons and medical teams […]


USF Health Orchestra and Choir will perform Dec. 9 and 11

By Sandra Amrhein   The USF Health Orchestra and Choir will perform holiday concerts at 7 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 9 and at noon Thursday, Dec. 11. The concerts […]

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Opportunity to transform USF Health, downtown Tampa

View Presentation to the USF Board of Trustees The USF Board of Trustees unanimously voted Dec. 4 to co-locate two major new planned facilities – the USF Health […]