Health in a Heartbeat is a daily radio series that features two-minute segments providing consumer-health information and the latest news on medical research, patient-care breakthroughs and health-care industry trends.

The series launched in January 2000 and is available at no charge to public radio stations nationwide. It is a unique project offered by University of Florida Health in association with the UF radio stations 89.1 WUFT-FM and 90.1 WJUF-FM. It currently airs in more than 53 cities in 18 states and Washington, D.C., in addition to being available on and the NPR One mobile app.

Our scripts go through a vigorous research and approval process. Each script is reviewed by University of Florida physicians, UF Health experts and qualified medical editors. This ensures that you are receiving accurate and up-to-date health information.

If you have a script idea, comments or would like to subscribe to the Health in a Heartbeat weekly E-News, e-mail Health in a Heartbeat.

For more information about Health in a Heartbeat, contact UF Health Communications at 352-273-5810. To become an affiliate station, contact WUFT at