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UCF Doctor Explains Five Things You Need to Know About Vaccines

UCF Doctor Explains Five Things You Need to Know About Vaccines

Whether you’re watching television, reading news articles or scrolling through your social media feed, it seems a new story about vaccines pops up daily. Earlier this month, Newsweek shared a 2018 report by the American Public Health Association that showed social media bots and Russian trolls spread misinformation and propaganda against vaccinations. Individual cases of […]

When Your Son Goes Blind...

There is nothing in the parenting manual that tells you what to do, well, ever. For me, each day was trial and error, hoping to figure it out as I went along (sorry about that, kids!). Somehow, all three of mine survived their childhood, I survived their awkward adolescent years and I thought all the […]

UCF Relationship Expert Shares Tips to Help Your Love Life (Just in Time for Valentine’s Day)

Whether you’re single, dating or have been married for many years, everyone can use a little help in love and relationships. So why not learn about it on a college campus? “We go to school to learn science and math and English and history, but we don’t learn how to be in a relationship with […]

Nursing Dean Sole Appointed to National Commission

The American Nurses Credentialing Center has appointed Mary Lou Sole, dean at the UCF College of Nursing, to serve on the Commission on Magnet. Sole holds the seat representing academic nursing on the 12-person commission, which is a voluntary governing body that oversees the activities for the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program and makes the final decision […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.