Clinical

Critics Worry Government Surveillance of HIV May Hurt More Than It Helps

Jul 23, 2022 at 06:48 pm by pj

By Sam Whitehead, Kaiser Health News Robert Suttle has seen firsthand the legal risks of having HIV. In 2008, Suttle said, a former partner accused him of not dis.... Read More

Boost Now or Wait? Many Wonder How Best to Ride Out Covid’s Next Wave

Jul 20, 2022 at 05:39 pm by pj

By Sam Whitehead and Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News Gwyneth Paige didn’t want to get vaccinated against covid-19 at first. With her health issues.... Read More

Fighting Monkeypox, Sexual Health Clinics Are Underfunded and Ill-Equipped

Jul 20, 2022 at 05:35 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News  Clinics that treat sexually transmitted diseases — already struggling to contain an exp.... Read More

With Hurricane Season Here, Behavioral Health Specialists Warn of Heightened “Hurricane Anxiety”

Jul 18, 2022 at 10:42 am by pj

    With predictions of above-average hurricane activity this summer, behavioral specialists across Florida are warning of a significant uptick in “hurricane.... Read More

The Lifeline and 988

Jul 15, 2022 at 10:58 am by pj

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to conn.... Read More

UF researchers discover new way to inhibit virus that causes COVID-19

Jul 13, 2022 at 09:33 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett   GAINESVILLE — When the virus that causes COVID-19 enters the body, it hijacks cellular proteins and suppresses the human inflammatory response,.... Read More

Researchers leverage artificial intelligence to identify sepsis within 12 hours

Jul 13, 2022 at 09:30 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a medical field like critical care, where time can mean life or death, a sepsis diagnosis is like the final buzzer. Ea.... Read More

Self-Managed Abortions Gain Attention, but Helpers Risk Legal Trouble

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:52 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News At a recent rally in Nashville, Tennessee, Planned Parenthood organizer Julie Edwards looked out.... Read More

Vaccine and Testing Delays for Monkeypox Echo Failures in Early Covid Response

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:44 pm by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Andy Stone is one of the lucky ones. The New York City resident saw a tweet from a local AIDS activist say.... Read More

Widely Used Hospital Gowns Show Signs of Exposing Workers to Infection

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:37 pm by pj

  By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News Disposable gowns designed to deflect the splatter of bodily fluids, used in thousands of U.S. hospitals, have underperfo.... Read More

Easing the Toll of PTSD for Military Veterans

Jul 07, 2022 at 03:35 pm by pj

    By LYNNE JETER   An intricate shot in the neck has proven to be a much needed “reset” for military veterans suffering from the debilitating.... Read More

3 Things Physicians Want Patients to Know to Help Improve Their Health

Jul 06, 2022 at 02:32 pm by pj

By Doug Murphy Jr., MD You have likely heard this before: As a patient, being your own advocate is an important step in taking control of your healthcare. While being proacti.... Read More

Kids and Mental Health: Tell Them It’s Okay Not to Feel Okay

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:49 pm by pj

  By Corrie Kindyl, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, ACS   From economic instability to at-home isolation, the COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on America’s collect.... Read More

Alzheimer’s Prevention: Lifestyle Changes to Make for Better Brain Health

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:23 pm by pj

  By BEAU HERMAN Just as we have found ways to reduce heart disease risk, researchers increasingly are finding evidence that there may be steps we can take to reduce ou.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Behind Bars Rise as Drug Crisis Swells

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:13 pm by pj

  By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Annissa Holland should be excited her son is coming home from prison after four long years of incarceration. Instead, she’.... Read More

Genetic Screening Results Just Got Harder to Handle Under New Abortion Rules

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:45 pm by pj

By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News Ann was 15 weeks pregnant with her fourth child when the results of her prenatal genetic test came back last August. The test su.... Read More

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