A New Zika Threat Hovers As Summer's Mosquitoes Get Bzzzzy

Jun 01, 2017 at 06:55 pm by Staff

Shefali Luthra and Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Kaiser Health News   Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that triggered public health alarm bells last summer, has receded from.... Read More

Influx Of Elderly Patients Forces ER To Practice Comfort Care

May 26, 2017 at 07:26 am by Staff

Melissa Bailey Kaiser Health News A man sobbed in a New York emergency room. His elderly wife, who suffered from advanced dementia, had just had a breathing tube stuck down.... Read More

Do Best-Selling Drugs That Calm Stomachs Damage Kidneys? The Answer's Unclear.

May 20, 2017 at 10:23 am by Staff

Sydney Lupkin and Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News   Sherry Herman was watching TV when the ad popped up on the screen. Lawyers were seeking clients for a class-ac.... Read More

New Diabetes Prevention Program at DOH-Seminole

May 18, 2017 at 06:08 pm by Staff

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) is now offering the Diabetes Prevention Program at their Sanford location with classes beginning Wednesday,.... Read More

DOH-Orange Celebrates National Nurse Week

May 11, 2017 at 06:50 pm by Staff

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County wishes to celebrate and thank Florida nurses during National Nurses Week. Florida's more than 600,000 nursing professionals w.... Read More

Local Fertility Clinic Beats National Average, Breaks 60% Live Birth Rate with IVF, Nearly 80% with Donor Eggs

May 11, 2017 at 12:42 am by Staff

In its latest bulletin, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) preliminary data from cycles completed in 2015.... Read More

Medicare Failed To Investigate Suspicious Infection Cases From 96 Hospitals

May 09, 2017 at 06:47 pm by Staff

Christina Jewett Kaiser Health News Almost 100 hospitals reported suspicious data on dangerous infections to Medicare officials, but the agency did not follow up or examine.... Read More

Louisiana Proposes Tapping A Federal Law To Slash Hepatitis C Drug Prices

May 07, 2017 at 12:34 am by Staff

Sarah Jane Tribble Kaiser Health News The public outrage over high-priced hepatitis C drugs is taking a new twist as Louisiana's top health official proposes using an obscur.... Read More

Urgent Care Sites Cater To Cancer Patients, Letting Them Check Some Worries At Door

May 03, 2017 at 01:22 am by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News On an afternoon a few weeks ago, Faithe Craig noticed that her temperature spiked to just above 100 degrees. For most people, the change.... Read More

'Center Of Excellence' Designation Doesn't Rule Out Complications Of Bariatric Surgery

Apr 29, 2017 at 10:14 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Getting bariatric surgery at a "center of excellence" doesn't mean that patients can be assured that they will avoid serious complication.... Read More

For Doctors, A Clamp Down On Visas Could Have An Uneven Effect In The U.S.

Apr 23, 2017 at 06:48 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Limiting the number of foreign doctors who can get visas to practice in the United States could have a significant impact on cert.... Read More

Halifax Health to Open Volusia-Flagler's First Freestanding Emergency Department in Deltona

Apr 21, 2017 at 08:27 pm by Staff

DAYTONA BEACH - On Sunday, April 23, Halifax Health will celebrate the opening of Halifax Health Emergency Department of Deltona - Volusia and Flagler counties' first freestan.... Read More

The Missing Link in Autism

Apr 20, 2017 at 11:27 am by Staff

BETH RUDLOFF   As a member of the medical field, and the parent of two adult children with Aspergers, I think it's fair to say that most of us know something of autism..... Read More

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Opens at Florida Hospital Celebration

Apr 10, 2017 at 05:36 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital Celebration Health is offering an important new service that will allow its tiniest and most vulnerable patients to get care closer to home. The hospital.... Read More

Cornerstone Hospice's Model to be Presented as Best Practice at Upcoming National Forum

Apr 06, 2017 at 11:19 am by Staff

When a patient is on home hospice care, the family relies on a skilled team of case managers, medical personnel, and social workers to guide them through their loved one's fin.... Read More

Many Doctors Say Opioids Are Not The Answer for Pain

Apr 05, 2017 at 05:13 pm by Staff

Emily Bazar Kaiser Health News Those of you who have experienced pain, especially gnawing, chronic pain, know that it affects your happiness, outlook and ability to function.... Read More

Patient Experience 101: The Future of Healthcare

Mar 30, 2017 at 11:07 pm by Staff

  Whatever we do in the healthcare space, it is eventually meant for the greater good of patients, which is why today the aim of modern healthcare is shifting towards va.... Read More

AMA Applauds Trump Administration's Creation of Opioids Commission

Mar 30, 2017 at 10:51 pm by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA) said today it looks forward to working with the Trump administration's new commission to create policies intended to end the opioid epid.... Read More

Florida Department of Health in Orange County Addresses County Health Ratings

Mar 30, 2017 at 09:24 pm by Staff

Orlando, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Health in Orange County recognizes the value in measuring health outcomes and today acknowledged the 2017 County Health Rankings &am.... Read More

AMA Survey: America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice

Mar 29, 2017 at 07:46 pm by Staff

AMA Survey: America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice CHICAGO - Today, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced new survey findings that explo.... Read More