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Archive for 2012



Efforts step up to ensure a tobacco-free health care environment

By • Jul 6th, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous

As of July 1, anyone employed by UF or Shands are prohibited from tobacco use on property to ensure Tobacco-Free Together program.

Interaction between molecules key to dangerous drug reaction, UF researchers find

By • Jul 6th, 2012 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

UF researchers used an X-ray visualization method to learn how an anti-HIV medication causes serious reactions in people with a certain genetic mutation. They’re using the info to develop a safer version of the drug. Using this method to examine drugs could lead to safer medicines and fewer bad reactions.