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GAINESVILLE SUN 5/22/16: UF study: Playing with concussion backfires

Published: May 23rd, 2016

A new University of Florida study says trying to play through concussion symptoms backfires for college athletes.

UF HEALTH NEWS 5/9/16: Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: May 10th, 2016

Athletes who wait to report a concussion may experience longer recovery times, say University of Florida researchers who found that college players who delayed treatment or removal from play missed an average of five more days of play than athletes who immediately reported concussion symptoms.

REUTERS 5/5/16: Staying in the game after concussion tied to longer recovery

Published: May 5th, 2016

“Our findings indicate that immediately engaging your medical staff if you suspect you have sustained a concussion will give you the best chance to return to your sport more quickly.” ~Breton Asken, MS, ATC, UF Sports Concussion Center, a division of the SHCC

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HST Pam Holt wins University-level Superior Accomplishment Award

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

Among her many accomplishments, Pam recently started a care package program for hungry students.

Tech updates

Online appointments temporarily unavailable beginning May 4

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

Call (352) 392-1161 to be make appointments with your primary medical team or desired specialty clinic. Please check back periodically for updates.

Survey

Add your voice to the UF Campus Health Resources Survey by April 22

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

UF Student Government wants to know what barriers students face when it comes to using campus health resources. Your participation helps ensure the entire student body is being offered the best health and wellness care possible.

ALLIGATOR 4/15/16: Through Their Eyes: Part 5 – ‘I want to keep smiling’

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

Deciding to share the story of survival is part of recovery…. It’s up to the individual to determine if and when he or she is comfortable speaking about what happened.

ALLIGATOR 4/14/16: Through Their Eyes: Part 4 – In pursuit of justice

Published: Apr 14th, 2016

No case or legal work is the same: They rely on the choice of the survivor and assailant’s status as a student to pave the way.

ALLIGATOR 4/13/16: Through Their Eyes: Part 3 – The road to recovery

Published: Apr 13th, 2016

“They’re at their most vulnerable when they come in this situation. I’m mostly just very grateful that I am able to provide something to them.” ~Jennifer Donelan, ARNP, SHCC Women’s Clinic Supervisor

ALLIGATOR 4/12/16: Through Their Eyes: Part 2 – Into the light and out of the dark

Published: Apr 12th, 2016

For survivors of sexual assault, they have suffered intimate attacks that left them emotionally, physically and mentally scarred. Their backgrounds are different. Their stories aren’t the same. But they are united.