Bat in Citra Tests Positive for Rabies

Aug 31, 2022 at 06:56 pm by pj

    Ocala  — The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) wants residents of northern Marion County to be aware that a bat in the.... Read More

Digital Health Program Drives 15 Percent Reduction in Digestive-Related Costs

Aug 31, 2022 at 04:48 pm by pj

By Bill Snyder, CEO of Vivante Health   Digestive disorders typically rank among an organization’s top five healthcare expenses. That’s a major direct cost.... Read More

Unraveling the Interplay of Omicron, Reinfections, and Long Covid

Aug 31, 2022 at 04:43 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  The latest covid-19 surge, caused by a shifting mix of quickly evolving omicron subvariants, appears to be waning, with.... Read More

Diverse Identities and Death Care

Aug 24, 2022 at 05:04 pm by pj

  By MATTHEW ROSENTHAL and TEE ROGERS   When we talk to families about end-of-life planning, we should be reducing the uneasiness for them as much as possible. We.... Read More

Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma 

Aug 24, 2022 at 01:29 am by pj

By Jose R. Arias, Jr., MD According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 8.4 percent of American children have diagnosed asthma. In a concerted effor.... Read More

Are CIS Gender Protocols doing Transgender Harm?

Aug 23, 2022 at 05:43 pm by pj

  By Charles Dudley, MPT, COMT Protocols in medicine help us establish consistent best practices which streamlines the process for us as clinicians while also ensuring.... Read More

Why We Are Treating Opioid Addiction All Wrong

Aug 23, 2022 at 03:10 pm by pj

Dr. Andre Waismann    How physicians are treating opioid addiction wrong and how we can effectively fight addiction. We are living in a time of enlightenment. Our.... Read More

UF researchers use AI to predict new Coronavirus Variants

Aug 23, 2022 at 02:45 pm by pj

By DeLene Beeland GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A world awash in waves of novel coronavirus variants is left to react to each new emergence. Will this one be as deadly as delta?.... Read More

Health Officials Issue Blue-Green Algae Bloom Alerts for Lake Estelle & Lake Speer

Aug 17, 2022 at 11:44 am by pj

  The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in Lake E.... Read More

Pelvic Physical Therapy:  Not Just for Women Anymore!

Aug 10, 2022 at 06:05 pm by pj

  By CHARLES DUDLEY, MPT, COMT Pelvic physical therapy has been around for quite a long time but unlike other areas of physical therapy, with equal access to all sexes.... Read More

Cognitive Rehab May Help Older Adults Clear Covid-Related Brain Fog

Aug 10, 2022 at 06:00 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Eight months after falling ill with covid-19, the 73-year-old woman couldn’t remember what her husband had told h.... Read More

Covid Sewage Surveillance Labs Join the Hunt for Monkeypox

Aug 10, 2022 at 05:57 pm by pj

By Mark Kreidler, Kaiser Health News  The same wastewater surveillance techniques that have emerged as a critical tool in early detection of covid-19.... Read More

New Clinic to Care for Patients with Long COVID Opens at AdventHealth

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:05 am by pj

Support for COVID-related research is a program component   AdventHealth is investing in developing new ways to care for those affected by long COVID-19. At AdventHeal.... Read More

What the Polio Case in New York Tells Us About the End of Polio

Aug 03, 2022 at 05:08 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News  No one studying polio knew more than Albert Sabin, the Polish-American scientist whose vaccine against the crippling disease ha.... Read More

Opinion: Bigger is not Better. The Quality of Healthcare is about Caring, Not Size

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:15 pm by pj

By Raegan Garber Le Douaron, President, WeCare tlc Social media is all abuzz about the recent purchase of OneMedical by Amazon. I want to add my two ce.... Read More

‘True Cost of Aging’ Index Shows Many Seniors Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

Aug 02, 2022 at 12:12 am by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News  Fran Seeley, 81, doesn’t see herself as living on the edge of a financial crisis. But she’s uncomfortably close..... Read More

Smoking and the LGBTQ+ Community

Jul 31, 2022 at 04:41 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM It is no secret that quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk for a wide range of diseases and early death. However, tobacco use remains the leading cau.... Read More

Living at Home with Dementia

Jul 27, 2022 at 06:11 pm by pj

  The Alzheimer’s Association’s “2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report reveals that 6.5 million people in the U.S. are living.... Read More

Reduce Clinician Burnout and Improve Well-Being with People-First Leadership

Jul 27, 2022 at 05:45 pm by pj

By ROBERT D. MORTON, MAS, CPPS Leaders in healthcare recognize that clinician burnout is not a new problem—and that it grew in severity during the crucible of the COVID.... Read More

The Mental Health Crisis We Face in Orlando

Jul 27, 2022 at 05:40 pm by pj

  By JONATHAN ROMERO   Too often, friends, family and co-workers don’t see the emotional pain others are in until it’s too late for intervention. Even.... Read More