Scientists Examine Kids’ Unique Immune Systems as More Fall Victim to Covid

Sep 22, 2021 at 06:33 am by pj

  By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  Eighteen months into the covid-19 pandemic, with the delta variant fueling a massive resurgence of disease, many hospitals.... Read More

UF Health Allergist Says No Reason Past Allergies Should Dissuade People from COVID-19 Vaccination

Sep 21, 2021 at 10:37 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque Getting a vaccination against COVID-19 makes sense for just about everybody. Vaccines remain highly effective in preventing infection, severe disease and hos.... Read More

Healthy Home Design, Healthy Home

Sep 21, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

Healthy Interiors  What comes to mind when we think of a ‘healthy’ space? Of course, there are different kinds of health to consider – i.e. physic.... Read More

Sharp Decreases in Opioid Prescribing and Increases in Drug-Related Overdose and Death

Sep 21, 2021 at 12:51 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a report showing a 44.4 percent decrease in opioid prescribing nationwide in the past decade. At the same t.... Read More

Shining a Light on Workplace Addiction in a Post-COVID World: Cheryl Brown Merriwether

Sep 20, 2021 at 02:24 pm by pj

September is National Recovery Month, which was introduced in 1989 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to increase awareness surrounding.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Achieves National Distinction of Excellence for HeartCARE by the American College of Cardiology  

Sep 20, 2021 at 02:08 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Ocala has achieved the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) HeartCARE Center™ National Distinction of Excellence, the organization’s h.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Adds Two Physicians

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:42 pm by pj

  Entire physician team is board certified or board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine   St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care is pleased to announce tw.... Read More

Administration Awards $15 Million to 20 States for Mobile Crisis Intervention

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:36 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded $15 million in planning grants to 20 states to support expanding community-based mobile crisis intervent.... Read More

Orlando Health Supports Special Olympics Florida Athletes with Free Physicals  

Sep 20, 2021 at 08:51 am by pj

  Orlando Health is the Official Central Florida Health Home of Special Olympics Florida   ORLANDO – Nearly 30 Special Olympics Florida athletes received fr.... Read More

Level with Yourself – Are You Judging Things Clearly?

Sep 19, 2021 at 09:54 pm by Erin R

September marks Suicide Prevention Month, and Health First’s Behavioral Wellness says preventing a tragedy starts with a conversation. ‘Talking about suicide does.... Read More

Denisse Centeno, Hispanic Family Counseling Inc.

Sep 16, 2021 at 04:18 pm by pj

Hispanic Heritage Month Salute   Denisse Centeno has done an amazing job as the Executive Director of Hispanic Family Counseling (HFC), a mental and behavioral health s.... Read More

Gynesonics Announces FDA Clearance of Next Generation Sonata System  

Sep 16, 2021 at 10:56 am by pj

The Only Transcervical, Incisionless System for Radiofrequency Ablation of Fibroids Provides New Benefits through Features Such as Increased Range of Ablation Sizes, a New Use.... Read More

We’re Still in This Together: Resources to Help Identify a Mental Health Crisis 

Sep 15, 2021 at 06:55 pm by pj

  By REBECCA LEININGER    In 2021, it feels a lot like we’re trying to put together the pieces of what used to be “normal” &.... Read More

Am I Getting Fired? How to Handle Meetings with Your Facility’s Attorney

Sep 15, 2021 at 06:52 pm by pj

  By MEGAN NELSON, ESQ.   You just got off the phone with your hospital's risk manager, who has asked you to speak with the hospital's attorney about a patient yo.... Read More

Marion County DOH Continues Third Covid Vaccinations for Immunocompromised as Cases Begin Declining

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:38 pm by pj

  OCALA —The Department of Health in Marion County continues to offer the third shot of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to Marion County’s immunocompromised.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health Officially Launches New Brand to Advance Children’s Health

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:10 pm by pj

  “Well Beyond Medicine” reflects focus on whole child health philosophy   Nemours Children's Health has officially launched the new brand reflecting.... Read More

In Memory of James Moore, MD

Sep 15, 2021 at 11:30 am by pj

We are saddened to share that long-time Volusia County Medical Society member James Moore, MD, has passed. Dr. Moore specialized in Psychiatry/Behavioral Health with Florida H.... Read More

Recovery Options are Changing – New Information for Healthcare Workers, Patients  

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:53 am by pj

  By Rich Jones, MA, MBA, LCAS, SAP   Physicians treat patients all the time who have illnesses related to substance use disorders (SUD)s. High blood pressure, st.... Read More

UF Health Announce Gift and New $75 Million Initiative to Expand Norman Fixel Institute

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:42 am by pj

By Michelle Jaffee The University of Florida and UF Health announced an additional $25 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation aimed at improving the liv.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on Second Palm Coast Hospital

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:37 am by pj

Virtual ceremony marks beginning of construction on 100-bed hospital.   PALM COAST — AdventHealth broke ground on its 100-bed Palm Coast Parkway hospital,.... Read More