Hundreds of UF Students to be Part of Landmark Study on COVID-19 Spread

Mar 30, 2021 at 04:11 pm by pj

By DOUG BENNETT  The University of Florida will attempt to vaccinate more than 1,000 students as part of a landmark national study to determine whether young people who.... Read More

UF Study: Silent MRSA Carriers Have Twice the Mortality Rate of Adults Without the Bacteria

Mar 30, 2021 at 04:08 pm by pj

By JILL PEASE A University of Florida study of middle-aged and older adults finds those who unknowingly carry methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, on their s.... Read More

Covid Vaccine Hesitancy Drops Among All Americans, New Survey Shows

Mar 30, 2021 at 03:50 pm by pj

    By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News A new poll of attitudes toward covid vaccinations shows Americans are growing more enthusiastic about being vacc.... Read More

Scientists Seek Covid Treatment Answers in Cheap, Older Drugs

Mar 30, 2021 at 03:44 pm by pj

  By Esther Landhuis, Kaiser Health News Could a decades-old antidepressant be a secret weapon against covid? A few scientists think so, after two small studies sh.... Read More

In His Continued Sparring With Fauci, Sen. Rand Paul Oversimplified the Science

Mar 30, 2021 at 03:36 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News   “Sorry Dr Fauci and other fearmongers, new study shows vaccines and naturally acquired immunity DO.... Read More

Simulation Course Increases Physician Confidence Up to 125 Percent While Improving Knowledge, Cognitive and Technical Skills

Mar 30, 2021 at 12:06 pm by SBedwell

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) publishes the first validation study on the ASRM Embryo Transfer Simulator, showing significant improvements in Embryo Tr.... Read More

Poinciana Medical Center Appoints Drew Hartmann as Chief Financial Officer

Mar 29, 2021 at 01:23 pm by Melissa

Poinciana Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare North Florida Division – Orlando Market hospital, welcomed Drew Hartmann to the hospital’s leadership team as chief fin.... Read More

AMA Analysis Shows Highest Prevalence of Medical Liability Premium Increases in 15 Years

Mar 29, 2021 at 01:17 pm by pj

 14 states identified as leading the swing to higher costs for medical liability insurance coverageMedical liability insurance premiums have begun an upward trend after h.... Read More

Democrats Gave Americans a Big Boost Buying Health Insurance. It Didn’t Come Cheap.

Mar 28, 2021 at 12:47 am by pj

  By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News  When Democrats pushed through a two-year expansion of the Affordable Care Act in the covid-relief bill this month, man.... Read More

Incredibly Concerning - Lawsuit Threatens No-Charge Preventive Care for Millions

Mar 28, 2021 at 12:39 am by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News  With a challenge to the Affordable Care Act still pending at the Supreme Court, conservatives are continuing to launch.... Read More

Florida Bills Threaten to Exacerbate Today's Youth Tobacco Epidemic

Mar 25, 2021 at 06:33 pm by pj

Amid stalled progress in reducing youth tobacco use and a pandemic that has made Floridians acutely aware of the importance of respiratory health, Florida lawmakers.... Read More

Zumpano Patricios and UBS Co-Presenting Sponsors for Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Golf Classic on April 16

Mar 25, 2021 at 06:14 pm by pj

    Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) has announced the law firm of Zumpano Patricios and the Indian River Wealth Management Group at UBS Wealt.... Read More

Orlando Health Awards Funding to DOH-Seminole to Expand Diabetes and Mobile Health Services

Mar 25, 2021 at 05:59 pm by pj

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) was recently awarded $75,000 through the Orlando Health Community Grants Program. These funds are for o.... Read More

Nosing In on Kids Who Had Covid and Lost Their Sense of Smell

Mar 25, 2021 at 05:53 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News  Orange. Eucalyptus. Lavender. Peppermint. Doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Seattle C.... Read More

Inmates’ Distrust of Prison Health Care Fuels Distrust of Covid Vaccines

Mar 25, 2021 at 05:47 pm by pj

  By Eric Berger, Kaiser Health News One November night in a Missouri prison, Charles Graham woke his cellmate of more than a dozen years, Frank Flanders, saying h.... Read More

How Do Behavior Health Screenings Impact Real People?

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:55 am by pj

By CHRISTI CAMPBELL  A short time ago, I had never even heard of a behavioral health screening.  A close friend of mine was an NP in partnership with another provid.... Read More

Taking the Reins, Looking to Grow

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:16 am by pj

Lora Parahovnik, PhD, named CEO at Accel Research Sites   Arriving only a year ago just as the Covid-19 pandemic was ramping up, Lora Parahovnik, PhD, was named CEO of.... Read More

EOCC: Taking a Leap Forward to Full Blown Employee Benefits for Members 

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:12 am by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator     The mission of a Chamber of Commerce is to further the interests of businesses with two primary functions.&nbs.... Read More

Cannabis Use Does not Diminish Cognition in Older Adults 

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:06 am by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   Based on a recent review of applicable studies published in the journal, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, cannabis exposure app.... Read More

Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risks Now Part of Routine Care at UF Health

Mar 25, 2021 at 12:52 am by pj

By Doug Bennett Diane Biernacki had no idea what was lurking in her DNA. Then she did a genetic screening as part of a recent women’s health exam at University of Flori.... Read More