Clinical

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

Novavax Missed Its Global Moonshot but Is Angling to Win Over mRNA Defectors

May 27, 2022 at 09:27 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen and Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News  Novavax hitched its wagon to the global coronavirus pandemic. Before most Americans truly gras.... Read More

Too Much Fat in the Liver Is the Leading Cause of Liver Disease in Adults and Children

May 25, 2022 at 04:56 pm by pj

  By Joseph Webster, MD, MBA, FACP   “The ills that have plagued civilized man are as much a part of civilization as are their prevention and cure”&he.... Read More

When Depression Doesn’t Look Typical – Identifying the Signs

May 25, 2022 at 04:48 pm by pj

By APRIL BOYKIN, LCSW Many times, patients self-identify as “depressed” which triggers clinicians to probe deeper in making a proper diagnosis. But often patients.... Read More

‘Almost Like Malpractice’: To Shed Bias, Doctors Get Schooled to Look Beyond Obesity

May 25, 2022 at 02:47 pm by pj

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Melissa Boughton complained to her OB-GYN about dull pelvic pain, the doctor responded by asking about her diet and exercise h.... Read More

The New MADD Movement: Parents Rise Up Against Drug Deaths

May 25, 2022 at 02:43 pm by pj

By Rachel Scheier, Kaiser Health News Life as he knew it ended for Matt Capelouto two days before Christmas in 2019, when he found his 20-year-old daughter, Alexan.... Read More

Misconceptions About Hospice Care: It’s About Quality Of Life, Not Imminent Death

May 24, 2022 at 04:28 pm by pj

  Between 1.3 million and 1.7 million patients in the U.S. were cared for annually through hospice services from 2009-2020. But many people continue to have&nb.... Read More