Socioeconomic inequalities are strongly correlated with inequalities in human health outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic provided stark examples of how this happens both within countries and among countries. Richer nations were able to secure vaccines ... READ MORE
For years, 3D printers have become an increasingly useful technology for creating everything from rollercoaster models to houses. But what about printing food?
Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological ... READ MORE
For centuries, silver has been known to have antimicrobial properties. New research investigated whether silver nanoparticles could amplify the effects of antibiotics on antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The study found that small amounts ... READ MORE
Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them.
Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE
During the month of February, we encourage all people to take an assessment of their heart health. For starters, ask yourself this simple question. What are you doing to protect your heart?
What is heart disease?
Heart disease is the “umbrella” ... READ MORE
You might ask yourself, “why should I give blood?” and “How could a pint of my blood help?”
Did you know that: · Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed daily in the U.S. · Nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 ... READ MORE
If you interested in growing your own food, then this class is for you! Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday February 16th from 10am to 11:30am to learn what to plant when to get your spring vegetable garden started. This ... READ MORE
Un nuevo estudio de University of Florida provee nueva evidencia de que la leche materna proveniente de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 brinda protección a los infantes que, por edad, no pueden recibir la vacuna.
Este último estudio ... READ MORE
When someone has an allergic reaction, it is the body’s response to a protein in a food. The body thinks the protein is dangerous and begins to attack it. Eating, touching, or smelling the food can cause a reaction. The reactions range from ... READ MORE