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

Too much napping could be a sign of dementia

May 19, 2022

Older people who nap often during the day, take note: it may be a factor in developing dementia. Those who sleep at least once or for more than an hour during the day are 40% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than those who napped less often or for shorter periods. That’s what researchers...

Animal Airwaves

Working to save animals in Ukraine’s zoos

May 19, 2022

Some of the most vulnerable victims of the war in Ukraine are animals that are captive in zoos and unable to escape the shelling. Before the war, the Feldman Ecopark Zoo in Kharkiv housed more than 5,000 animals. It has been directly targeted by Russia bombs, which have killed at least 100 animals...