The POST Magazine

Combating COVID-19

June 2020

UF Health recalibrates everything to take on a global pandemic

Health In A Heartbeat

Blood pressure medications may cut dementia risk

Aug 6, 2020

Your blood pressure medication may have an unexpected benefit: it could lower your risk of developing dementia and cognitive decline. In an analysis of randomized, controlled trials, researchers in Ireland found that reducing blood pressure with medication also dropped the risk of mental...

Animal Airwaves

Doggedly rescuing people

Aug 5, 2020

We’ve all heard stories about canine loyalty and uncommon rescues, but only recently have these traits undergone scientific scrutiny. A recent study examined the rescue instincts of 60 canine companions. In each experiment, the dog’s owner was shut in a box, which closed with a door that the dog...