The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.

Health In A Heartbeat

The right shoes can ease back pain

Jun 22, 2021

  Back pain can come from a variety of sources, but don’t overlook your feet. Specifically, your shoes. Your footwear choices may be the soul of your problem, so to speak. Two New York City–based podiatrists, speaking in Everyday Health, offered tips for how to choose shoes to help ease the...

Animal Airwaves

Problems posed by foxtails

Jun 21, 2021

Dangers to our pets sometimes come in very small packages. A case in point is the foxtail, otherwise known as a grass seed awn. These barbed seed heads often top grass stalks during the spring and summer. The shape of the spiny seed is the biggest problem—it can only move forward through tissues...