Five Orlando Health Surgeons Initiated into American College of Surgeons

Jan 26, 2022 at 07:11 pm by pj

Five Orlando Health surgeons recently became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during their recent Convocation ceremony at the College’s virtual Clinica.... Read More

Top USA Federal Drug Official: “No Evidence” that Marijuana Use is Harmful for Adults

Jan 26, 2022 at 06:44 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON The head of the nation’s top federal drug research agency, Director Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), says that she ha.... Read More

Read This if You Feel Out of Control and Powerless to Change

Jan 26, 2022 at 06:40 pm by pj

  By JACKIE JACKSON When I hear people say, “I’m a total control freak,” I think: ‘Sure, aren’t we all?’ I mean, we’re all hu.... Read More

UF Health Researchers Develop App to Help Monitor New Moms for Postpartum Complications

Jan 26, 2022 at 06:18 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque Obstetricians know many new mothers won’t come in for a doctor’s visit in the first four to six weeks after giving birth, a crucial period when t.... Read More

UF Health Liver Transplant Program Outcomes Reach No. 1 in Nation

Jan 26, 2022 at 03:02 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer It’s in the organ’s name — you can’t live without a liver.   For patients in need of a liver transplant — whether.... Read More

With a Vaccine Mandate Looming, Nursing Homes Face More Staffing Problems

Jan 26, 2022 at 12:53 pm by pj

By Eric Berger, Kaiser Health News Jamie Smith, a staffing agency nurse who loves end-of-life care, said she has been warmly welcomed by staffers and residents at Fronti.... Read More

Pharmacies Are Turning Away Immunocompromised Patients Seeking 4th Covid Shot

Jan 26, 2022 at 12:47 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  Patients with weakened immune systems — who are at high risk from covid-19 — say pharmacies are turning them away when.... Read More

Why Medicare Doesn’t Pay for Rapid At-Home Covid Tests

Jan 26, 2022 at 12:42 pm by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News  What group is especially vulnerable to the ravages of covid-19 even if fully vaccinated and boosted? Seniors. And who will.... Read More

Local Physician Organization Encourages Vaccination and Reflection Given the Suspension of the Orange County Health Director

Jan 25, 2022 at 01:03 pm by pj

ORLANDO – The Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) is calling upon public officials and the community at large to continue to encourage vaccination as the best d.... Read More

Seminole County Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Site Update

Jan 22, 2022 at 09:37 pm by pj

   Sanford — To facilitate the distribution of lifesaving therapeutics, the state has opened a new monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site in Sem.... Read More

Second Harvest Food Bank Introduces New Annual Fundraiser: The Ultimate Garden Party

Jan 22, 2022 at 09:19 pm by pj

  Hunger Advocates Will Enjoy a Day of Garden Party Inspired Elegance While Raising Funds to Fight Hunger   Orlando - On Saturday, May 21st, Second Harvest.... Read More

UF Health Team Receives $6.6 Million to Study Treatments to Boost Cognition for Those with HIV

Jan 22, 2022 at 08:49 pm by pj

By JILL PEASE With advancements in HIV treatments, people with HIV are living longer. More than half of Americans with HIV are now over age 50. Yet with longer lives comes.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Announces New COVID 19 Treatment Recommendations

Jan 22, 2022 at 04:55 pm by pj

MELBOURNE, FL – This past week OMNI Healthcare administered monoclonal antibody treatments (mAb) to more than 100 patients after receiving its weekly allocation. In resp.... Read More

Brian Thedy Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:54 pm by pj

By BRIAN THEDY      Today should be relatively straightforward, just another typical day of rounding and seeing patients in the office I thought to myself.... Read More

Jake Teich - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:50 pm by pj

By JAKE TEICH      I arrived at the OR lounge at 7:15 AM. My attending had not arrived yet. I took that time to introduce myself to some of the OR nurses,.... Read More

Alexis Spangler - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:43 pm by pj

By ALEXIS SPANGLER      Throughout my rotations during my third year of medical school, I met a variety of patients that made an impact on me. It is inter.... Read More

Christian Smith - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:35 pm by pj

By CHRISTIAN SMITH Three Weeks of Stabilization      Ms. Doe was a patient I encountered on my first day of my inpatient psychiatry rotation. The night.... Read More

Abigail Schirmer - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:28 pm by pj

By ABIGAIL SCHIRMER Familiar Fears       I thought had my entire career planned out, until my 3rd year general surgery clerkship.    .... Read More

Joseph Rudy - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:18 pm by pj

By JOSEPH RUDY One of the most special aspects about being a medical professional is not only treating/diagnosing patients but also the ability to know individuals during som.... Read More

Eamon Rooney - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:10 pm by pj

By EAMON ROONEY      “She’s sitting over there in the corner finishing up her infusion; she’s looking forward to meeting you.” The.... Read More