Posted in Education Health

UF researchers present inner workings of Ebola vaccine trial

An experimental vaccine combined with an innovative way of vaccinating people has resulted in an estimated 100 percent efficacy of the vaccine against the Ebola…

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UWF warns of Zika fever, Santa Rosa case confirmed

Mission sent out by UWF to facility and students: Due to a case of Zika fever recently confirmed in Santa Rosa County, the University of…

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Florida leads nation in HIV cases

In 2014, 6,132 people newly reported with HIV infection in Florida, 15 were among children younger than 13 years of age. Of the adult cases…

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Health advisory for Bayou Texar

Press release: Health Advisory for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – 3:30pm Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida…

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Escambia County has little positive news for World AIDS Day

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day. It is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those…

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Escambia County gets ‘F’ on premature births

The March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign aims to reduce preterm birth rates across the United States. The organization has set a goal of reducing the…

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LIP money back on the front burner

The state’s Medicaid director said today he hopes in the coming weeks to finalize an agreement with the federal government about details for the Low…

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Teens dump smokes for e-cigarettes

By JIM SAUNDERS AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida high-school students have largely kicked the cigarette habit. But many have found another…

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UWF Foundation announces $100,000 endowment from Partnership for Public Health

Press release: Partnership for Public Health, Inc. – a non-profit corporation with a mission to support local organizations interested in improving public health – recently…

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