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Electively inducing labor at 39 weeks reduces risk of C-sections, other pregnancy complications

The University of South Florida-led study created a rigorous mathematical model to simulate maternal and newborn outcomes, comparing elective induction to expectant management TAMPA, Fla. (April 25, 2018) […]

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USF leads Tampa’s city-wide effort to prepare for a mass injury emergency

TAMPA, Fla. (March 28, 2018) — The University of South Florida is partnering with major organizations across Tampa to be prepared for a mass injury event, such as […]

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Crediting USF Health cardiologist for saving his life, patient makes travel plans to see grandkids

After suffering his first heart attack 22 years ago, David Gilberg has endured more heart procedures than anyone could count on both hands. Fourteen in fact.  But today, […]

After years of uncontrollable epilepsy, patient now seizure free with help of USF Health doctors

Roni-Kay Lopez looks forward to celebrating her 10th anniversary of living without seizures or medication Driving down a busy road, Roni-Kay Lopez knew she had to hurry and […]

Leading glaucoma surgeon Dr. Ramesh Ayyala named new chair of ophthalmology

Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth, an internationally renowned glaucoma surgeon and researcher who rebuilt the ophthalmology residency program at Tulane University following Hurricane Katrina, has been named […]

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USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]

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Year in Review: Key USF Health stories in 2017

As we look forward to a New Year, let’s take time to celebrate key student and faculty successes, research and innovation advances, and clinical care care and community […]

Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait [video]

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]