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Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone

Months in prison didn't rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. "Before I left the parking lot of the prison, I was shooting up, getting high," he says...

UCF Receives $8 million in Grants to Enhance Special-needs Training for Education Majors

Central Florida schoolchildren with special needs — including those with autism or need extra help with math — will get some additional help thanks to more than $8 million in grants the University of Central Florida is receiving this month...
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Tales from UCF’s Very First Day of Classes

Oct. 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the first day of classes, and Linda (Singer) Black ’71 was one of 1,948 students there to experience it...
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Many People Who Are Stalked Never Tell Anyone

According to survey data from more than 2,100 adults, one-quarter of Americans who have been stalked never told anyone about it.  The finding comes from a study about stalking published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology in July 2018. The study sheds light on the fact that many who experience stalking never report it;...
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Stand Alone ERs Popping Up in Your Neighborhood

Stand Alone ER's are popping up everywhere and they're equipped to do everything a hospital ER can do. Think of it as the new healthcare on demand! "We want our healthcare and we want it now," says Philip Wessel an Associate Instructor of Health Management at UCF...
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I Am Not a “Fundraiser” — I Build Bridges

As a three-time Knight graduate, I am proud to work for UCF. Coming back to my alma mater as a professional is not only a dream come true, it’s being able to give back to the institution that gave me my start. From former classmates to new external relationships, I...


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