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

Idle time substantially increases stroke risk

Oct 26, 2021

To ward off the risk of stroke, there’s a simple new mantra: Put down the smartphone and get up off the couch. Adults who spend eight or more hours a day of leisure time watching television or using computers or phones face a much greater threat of strokes and cardiovascular disease. That’s the...

Animal Airwaves

So Your Pet Has Cancer. What Now?

Oct 22, 2021

When your pet has been diagnosed with cancer, it is natural to feel helpless, even alarmed. Just as in people, when a pet ages, their immune system weakens and cancer becomes a higher risk. Although cancer is the main cause of death in nearly 50 percent of all dogs, it is most often found in aging...