U.S. reaches historic milestone of 1 Million Organ Transplants

Sep 09, 2022 at 05:13 pm by pj

OurLegacy honors Central Florida organ donor heroes and families who helped make life possible for more than 10,000 through life-giving organs for transplant   The U..... Read More

I am a smoker; What am I at increased risk for and what kind of health screening do I need?

Sep 09, 2022 at 03:09 pm by pj

By Maya LaPrade, DO, Center for Family and Sport Medicine  Smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer. According to the CDC, “In the United States, ciga.... Read More

The Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Using Heparin Therapy Safety Protocol Checklist & Handoff Communication Guide in an Acute Care Setting

Sep 08, 2022 at 11:08 pm by pj

By DR. ASHLEY TIPPINS & DR. SARAH BROWN According to The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Database, approximately seven percent of all medication errors related to an.... Read More

Vaccine Targeting Deadly Melanoma Shows Early Promise

Sep 07, 2022 at 04:39 pm by pj

  By Eddie Fatakhov, M.D.               Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer and has been.... Read More

Better Than Average Effect in Healthcare

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:07 pm by pj

  By April Boykin, LCSW Consider how you rate your driving ability compared to everybody else you know. Compared to all those fellow travelers down I-4? What about your.... Read More

Hepatic Arterial Infusion Pump Offers New Hope to Patients with Liver Metastases from Colorectal and Bile Duct Cancers  

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:39 am by pj

    AdventHealth Cancer Institute (AHCI) recently became the second center in Florida to offer hepatic artery infusion (HAI) as a treatment option for patients wit.... Read More

AdventHealth Physician and Team Develop a New Test to Quickly Detect Brain-eating Amoebas

Sep 01, 2022 at 11:42 am by pj

  After three years of research and development, an AdventHealth physician and clinical team created a new test to diagnose a brain-eating amoeba within three hours. Id.... Read More

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