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The Story of a Warrior Princess

It was Labor Day weekend 2016. Lauren Seiler and her husband, Andy, were looking forward to spending the weekend with their three-year-old son and Andy’s family. Andy’s parents had rented a lake house on Marion County’s Lake Kerr, not too far from where the Seiler’s live. Lauren was 34 weeks…

Miss K’s Choppers

Nothing gives Kendall Lewis, better known as Miss K, more joy than seeing “her” helicopter flying high in the sky. And by “her” helicopter, we mean the ShandsCair chopper that serves the UF Health Shands Hospital.

Moiz M. Mustafa, M.D., joins division of pediatric surgery

Moiz M. Mustafa, M.D. Moiz M. Mustafa, M.D., has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery in the division of pediatric surgery. He earned his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School and completed a pediatric surgery…

In the fight against sepsis, time means everything

In the world of sepsis treatment, the scale is vast and the cost is staggering. Every year, 258,000 people in the United States die from sepsis. Hundreds of thousands of others recover with treatment. Treating sepsis costs more than $20 billion a year, according to a 2013 federal report.