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Can statins prevent heart disease, dementia in older adults?

UF Health and OneFlorida join a nationwide clinical trial underway to find out whether taking atorvastatin (Lipitor®) can help prevent dementia, disability and heart disease in older adults who haven’t already been diagnosed with those ailments.

Black Voices In Research: Storytelling as a vehicle for change

“This event is a call to listen more deeply, to be present with one another and to invest in each other and our experiences,” said Duane Mitchell, director of the CTSI. “There is something unique to learn from each storyteller, and it is our hope that this event will be the beginning of a new chapter in our continuing mission to promote an inclusive, diverse, accessible and equitable community here at the University of Florida and within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.”

UF Health mobile site gives East Gainesville residents free health screenings

The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute along with their HealthStreet outreach program stopped by Wims Hair Studio in Southeast Gainesville on Apr. 7 to keep the community aware of their own health. Participants had the opportunity to get their glucose levels, blood pressure and Body Mass Index(BMI) measured.