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USF Health experts: Vaccines safe and effective in preventing measles

In light of the recent emergence of a few cases of measles in Pinellas County, which had not reported a case in 20 years, USF Health doctors reflect […]

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Hospital partners’ high quality performance ranked among nation’s best

U.S. News & World Report ranked Tampa General Hospital as one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals in six adult medical specialties led or co-led by USF Health […]

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New and expanded USF Health Eye Institute hosts grand opening

The 27,000-square-foot facility, on the Morsani Center’s fourth floor, offers the full spectrum of routine and complex vision care With the snip of a green ribbon, the grand […]

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USF Health cardiologist studies genetic predisposition to sudden cardiac death

In the laboratory and the clinic, Dr. Thomas McDonald focuses on inherited heart diseases that can lead to potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbances Sudden cardiac death most often […]

USF Health urologist helps patient live life without debilitating UTI symptoms

With her bladder now under control, Gayle Osborne can pursue her passion for travel without trepidation It was supposed to be a once in a lifetime opportunity for […]

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New drug tested at USF Health Metabolic Clinic is life-changing for patient with PKU

Those helped by the new injectable enzyme therapy, recently approved by the FDA, can safely eat foods that have been forbidden for years Jennifer Mazorra has spent most […]

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USF Health cardiologist helps patient avoid surgery with lifestyle changes, cardiac rehab [video]

Leaning forward, Julio Robaina intently watched as USF Health cardiologist Bibhu Mohanty, MD, sketched a series of shapes on a piece of notebook paper. As Dr. Mohanty pulled […]

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USF Health and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital work with Jeffrey Modell Foundation to improve immune system diseases in children

Dr. Jolan Walter, recruited by both institutions, leads first national genetic screening study for WHIM syndrome, a rare and potentially deadly primary immunodeficiency USF Health immunologist Jolan Walter, […]

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Ovarian cancer survivor credits USF Health gynecologic oncologist with saving her life

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, has shown prolonged survival in patients with advanced disease When Lisa Boynton’s frisky golden retriever Roxie nudged her awake late one night, the […]