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Man survives ruptured aorta, thanks to UF Health

Feb 20th, 2017

It was a normal Sunday afternoon for Ralph and Joan Glaeser. In January 2016, the Gainesville couple were returning from church and a trip to the grocery store when Ralph, […]

UF Health breaks ground for new Heart & Vascular Hospital, Neuromedicine Hospital

Jan 23rd, 2015

University of Florida Health broke ground today for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project that will give rise to […]

Frank Andrews

Two aneurysm repairs help man remain active

Oct 9th, 2010

When Frank Andrews learned he had a massive aneurysm in his lower abdomen in 2003, he called his son, a physician living in California and a graduate of University of […]

Ralph Johnson

A double success

Oct 9th, 2010

Ralph Johnson likes to take nature walks in his hometown of Hernando, Florida. But for a long time, medical problems made it difficult for him to enjoy his usual stroll. […]

Climbing mountains

Oct 9th, 2010

Terry Clark has suffered from painful and unsightly varicose veins in her legs for years. She called the veins “my mess.” The source of much “discomfort and pain,” varicose veins […]