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Be Real UF

Published: Mar 31st, 2014

Be Real’s Mission is to engage the UF community in discussion and inspire them to connect with each other to make eating disorders socially unacceptable.

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For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too many

Published: Mar 6th, 2014

Sara Jo Nixon, a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate Alfredo Sklar tested how drinking legally non-intoxicating levels of alcohol […]

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The McKnight Brain Institute is pleased to congratulate our 2014 Neuroimaging Pilot Grant Awardees

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

The MBI Neuroimaging Pilot Grants were established to support pilot studies using the AMRIS facility or developing novel neuroimaging capabilities.  Five winners were selected and will each receive $25,000 for […]

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A scientist’s journey

Published: Feb 18th, 2014

Habibeh Khoshbouei’s research goals brought her from Iran to the U.S.

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How sugar affects the brain

Published: Feb 11th, 2014

Nicole Avena, PhD explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation. When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take […]

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Drug Abuse Among Doctors: Easy, Tempting, and Not Uncommon

Published: Feb 5th, 2014

UF researcher Lisa Merlo, PhD says, medical schools fail to educate medical students about the disease of addiction. Most medical schools include only a lecture or two on addiction, she […]

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UF Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in Vero Beach Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Published: Feb 3rd, 2014

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The Acceptability of Therapist-Assisted, Internet-Delivered Treatment for College Students

Published: Jan 16th, 2014

Michele Travers, MD writes that University and college counseling centers struggle with rising service demands without a corresponding increase in resources. Consequently, counseling centers must seek creative ways to not […]

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UF Health – Healthy Advantage Seminar at the Villages

Published: Jan 16th, 2014

Dr. Tessy Korah, MD says depression in seniors is a widespread problem, but is often not recognized or treated. With seniors, a number of life changes can increase the risk […]

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Florida Recovery Center

Published: Jan 13th, 2014

Comprehensive evaluation services for potential addictions and related disorders. Click here for more information on the Florida Recovery Center.