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Our week. Our Homecoming. Our USF, Oct. 14-21

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Ahem … SuperBull XXII is here and this year’s offerings include something for everyone! The USF Health festivities commence on Monday, October 15. MONDAY – October 15 Living WELL 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.—Health Rotunda Kick off Homecoming with a bang at the 3rd Annual Living WELL event! From wellness resources to […]

FPQC 2017 Conference “informative and relevant” for improving perinatal care quality


TAMPA, FL The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative held its 2017 annual conference on April 27 and 28. The sixth annual conference attracted more than 220 obstetricians, neonatologists, nurses, midwives, and public health and quality improvement stakeholders from across the state. The event was an opportunity for perinatal health care professionals […]

Florida NICU Teams Train to Improve Use of Mother’s Own Milk for Vulnerable Infants


Breast milk is medicine for babies born very low birth weight (under 1,500 grams). For these high risk infants, being fed human milk improves gastrointestinal maturity and visual development, reduces the risk of life-threatening infections such as sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis, and reduces length of stay and health care costs. […]