Clinical

Easing the Toll of PTSD for Military Veterans

Jul 07, 2022 at 03:35 pm by pj

    By LYNNE JETER   An intricate shot in the neck has proven to be a much needed “reset” for military veterans suffering from the debilitating.... Read More

3 Things Physicians Want Patients to Know to Help Improve Their Health

Jul 06, 2022 at 02:32 pm by pj

By Doug Murphy Jr., MD You have likely heard this before: As a patient, being your own advocate is an important step in taking control of your healthcare. While being proacti.... Read More

Kids and Mental Health: Tell Them It’s Okay Not to Feel Okay

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:49 pm by pj

  By Corrie Kindyl, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, ACS   From economic instability to at-home isolation, the COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on America’s collect.... Read More

Alzheimer’s Prevention: Lifestyle Changes to Make for Better Brain Health

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:23 pm by pj

  By BEAU HERMAN Just as we have found ways to reduce heart disease risk, researchers increasingly are finding evidence that there may be steps we can take to reduce ou.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Behind Bars Rise as Drug Crisis Swells

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:13 pm by pj

  By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Annissa Holland should be excited her son is coming home from prison after four long years of incarceration. Instead, she’.... Read More

Genetic Screening Results Just Got Harder to Handle Under New Abortion Rules

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:45 pm by pj

By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News Ann was 15 weeks pregnant with her fourth child when the results of her prenatal genetic test came back last August. The test su.... Read More

Tailored Wellness: Making the Most Out of a Broken System

Jun 27, 2022 at 11:51 pm by pj

By JOSHUA WASHINGTON "I was finally able to complete a full run. I haven't been able to do that in quite some time due to the noise (in my mind). Previously I would just stop.... Read More

CMS Announces New Model to Improve Cancer Care for Medicare Patients

Jun 27, 2022 at 03:00 pm by pj

Enhancing Oncology Model Aims to Improve Patient-Centered Care, Lower Health Care Costs, and Address Health Equity  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS.... Read More

CDC Assisting FDOH with Historic Meningococcal Disease Outbreak in Florida

Jun 22, 2022 at 11:30 pm by pj

Gay and bisexual men urged to get vaccinated if living in Florida, or talk with their healthcare provider about vaccination if traveling to Florida   The Cent.... Read More

Will the US Overcome Its Covid Complacency Even as the Threat Returns?

Jun 15, 2022 at 03:00 pm by pj

By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News A few months ago, it seemed as though the country was poised to finally tame the pandemic, after two years of restrictio.... Read More

Trauma Surgeons Detail the Horror of Mass Shootings in the Wake of Uvalde and Call for Reforms

Jun 15, 2022 at 02:52 pm by pj

By Andy Miller and Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News  When Dr. Roy Guerrero, a pediatrician in Uvalde, Texas, testified before a U.S. House committee Wed.... Read More

Pandemic Socialization Reintegration Anxiety

Jun 15, 2022 at 10:24 am by pj

  By MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, PsyD Individual reactions to the pandemic have differed in many ways. The initial adjustment to the shock of sudden and necessary lockdown a.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Public Health Policies to Improve Health of Nation

Jun 14, 2022 at 10:28 am by pj

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA), the premier national physician organization in the country, voted this week to adopt new policies aimed at improving the heal.... Read More

UF Researchers Identify Blood Biomarker that Could Aid in Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Jun 10, 2022 at 05:25 pm by pj

  By Michelle Jaffee New research by University of Florida neuroscientists shows there are alterations in the expression of two specific proteins in blood immune cells.... Read More

Children’s Vision Problems Often Go Undetected, Despite Calls for Regular Screening

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:54 pm by pj

By Colleen DeGuzman, Kaiser Health News Jessica Oberoi, 13, can’t exactly remember when her eyesight started getting blurry. All she knows is that she had to.... Read More

Misinformation Clouds America’s Most Popular Emergency Contraception

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:35 pm by pj

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News A brand of specialty mozzarella cheeses. A collection of natural-gas storage terminals. And America’s top-selling emergen.... Read More

Patients Seek Mental Health Care From Their Doctor But Find Health Plans Standing in the Way

Jun 08, 2022 at 03:30 pm by pj

By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News When a longtime patient visited Dr. William Sawyer’s office after recovering from covid, the conversation quickly turned from.... Read More

Rhes Protein Key in Spread of Huntington’s Disease in the Brain

Jun 07, 2022 at 08:38 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque Pathogenic proteins help spread many neurodegenerative diseases. How they move between brain cells is often shrouded in mystery. But scientists at Scri.... Read More

“Bridge Therapy” May Benefit Some Children with High-risk Neuroblastoma

Jun 06, 2022 at 03:15 am by pj

Additional therapy between two standard phases of treatment may be especially effective in patients with stable metastatic cancer.   Approximately half of children with.... Read More

UF Researchers’ Artificial Intelligence Platform Accurately Predicts Surgical Complications

Jun 02, 2022 at 08:58 am by pj

By Doug Bennett Complications after surgery can pose many challenges for both physicians and patients. Now, University of Florida researchers have confirmed their artificial.... Read More