Quick Summary: New research dispels the myth that drinking milk contaminated with a fungal toxin causes liver cancer. Evidence from four continents shows that milk distributors, especially in developing countries, have been too quick to dispose ... READ MORE
This piece was written by Dr. Lindsey Warner and I stumbled upon the article while checking out the UF Lakewatch Program's awesome newsletter! The sun safety info included was one of the most comprehensive and easy to read summaries I've read ... READ MORE
Cervical cancer is a largely preventable cancer that affects women. The cervix is the part of the body that connects the uterus to the birth canal/vagina. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus that can lead to cervical cancer. ... READ MORE
January is National Radon Awareness month.
Radon: it sounds like the name of a science fictional villain, but it’s actually a very real threat to your health. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and minimize radon in your home.
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UF/IFAS Wakulla/Franklin Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
When in our history did we convince ourselves that skin darkened by exposure to the sun was healthier looking than the pale skin that many of us have? ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer.
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