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 Heart to Heart

UF surgeons and dedicated medical teams give miracle conjoined twins a chance at a full life through ground-breaking procedures.

October 2016

Keeping autism wandering in check

Jaliyah Howard is a precocious 6-year-old Gainesville girl with autism, and a new wristwatch-style tracking device is helping her loved ones keep her from wandering into danger.

Banking breast milk

New moms are typically full of love for their babies, but they may not be able to produce enough milk for them. UF Health Jacksonville now is offering donor breast milk, a potentially life-saving nutrition source for newborns.

Heart to heart

UF surgeons and dedicated medical teams give miracle conjoined twins a chance at a full life through ground-breaking procedures.

A boat named Opportunity

Ever since she can remember, Yenisel Cruz-Almeida can remember her parents talking about leaving Cuba. A harrowing escape from the island and a rescue at sea put her on the path to the University of Florida, where she is now an assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine’s Institute on Aging.

Killer drug

A potent mixture of heroin and the synthetic opioid fentanyl has led to a sharp increase in overdose deaths in Florida.