UF Researchers See Promising Results in Study of Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Jan 21, 2021 at 08:34 pm by pj

By JILL PEASE  Using innovative methods to measure changes in muscle, a University of Florida team has shown that after treatment with an investigational gene therapy, t.... Read More

Door to Door in Miami’s Little Havana to Build Trust in Testing, Vaccination

Jan 21, 2021 at 05:56 pm by pj

  By Verónica Zaragovia, WLRN, Kaiser Health News   Little Havana is a neighborhood in Miami that, until the pandemic, was known for its active street life.... Read More

California Is Overriding Its Limits on Nurse Workloads as Covid Surges

Jan 21, 2021 at 05:27 pm by pj

  By April Dembosky, Kaiser Health News   California’s telemetry nurses, who specialize in the electronic monitoring of critically ill patients, normally ta.... Read More

Patients Fend for Themselves to Access Highly Touted Covid Antibody Treatments

Jan 21, 2021 at 05:23 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  By the time he tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 12, Gary Herritz was feeling pretty sick. He suspects he was infected a.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Jan 21, 2021 at 02:00 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 1,627,603 Total resident deaths: 25,011 Total resident hospitalizations: 69,73.... Read More

Five Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:31 pm by pj

  By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first group of people to receive a covid vaccine. She received her.... Read More

Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated at Lower Rates Than White Americans

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:27 pm by pj

  By Hannah Recht and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Black Americans are receiving covid vaccinations at dramatically lower rates than white Americans.... Read More

UF Study Sheds Light on the Roles of Children and Asymptomatic Infections in COVID-19 Household Transmission

Jan 19, 2021 at 05:21 pm by pj

  By JILL PEASE A new University of Florida epidemiological study, based on contact tracing data from thousands of households in Wuhan, China, finds that while children.... Read More

Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Expected to Rise By 30 Percent Nationwide in 2021

Jan 14, 2021 at 04:31 pm by pj

  A new report shows that prostate cancer continues to be one of the most prevalent cancers among men nationwide, with an alarming 30% rise in new cases antici.... Read More

University of Florida Health Researchers Win $75 Million Grant to Help Develop New Antibiotic

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:47 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett In the medical and military fields, antibiotic-resistant bacteria can be formidable foes. Now, University of Florida Health researchers and their collabo.... Read More

Vaccination Disarray Leaves Seniors Confused About When They Can Get a Shot

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:38 pm by pj

    By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News For weeks, doctors’ phones have been ringing off the hook with anxious older patients on the other end of the.... Read More

Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It’s Their Turn for Vaccine

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:20 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Dr. Andrew Carroll — a family doctor — wants to help his patients get immunized against COVID, so he paid.... Read More

UF Nursing Opens Leading-edge Simulation and Learning Lab

Jan 14, 2021 at 02:00 pm by pj

By Anna Hoffman University of Florida College of Nursing students and faculty can now hone their skills using the latest technology in patient safety and learning assess.... Read More

AdventHealth Reports ‘Smooth Process’ for COVID-19 Community Vaccines

Jan 14, 2021 at 01:40 pm by pj

  More than 7,000 vaccinations to be distributed by the end of the week at site near Orlando International Airport, and nearly 37,000 doses across Central Florida. .... Read More

Updox Survey: Healthcare Providers Viewed as #1 Most Trusted Source for COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Jan 11, 2021 at 06:15 pm by pj

Survey data shows 39% of Americans would like to hear from their healthcare provider at least weekly on COVID-19 vaccine-related news and updates, reinforcing the need for mor.... Read More

Orlando Health Further Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Jan 10, 2021 at 05:42 pm by pj

“Since launching our vaccination program in mid-December, we have administered 30,000 vaccines to team members, physicians, family members of team me.... Read More

AdventHealth to Launch Community COVID-19 Vaccine Program for Health Care Workers, Seniors

Jan 07, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

   The first phase of the program will roll out Jan. 12 near Orlando International Airport; eligible members of the public must register and make an appointment. &.... Read More

Oxygen Is Becoming the Latest COVID Bottleneck

Jan 07, 2021 at 05:15 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News As Los Angeles hospitals give record numbers of covid patients oxygen, the systems and equipm.... Read More

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness

Jan 07, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News    Krissy Williams, 15, had attempted suicide before, but never with pills. The teen was diagnos.... Read More

Heading Off the Next Pandemic

Jan 05, 2021 at 11:54 am by pj

  By Jim Robbins, Kaiser Health News As the covid-19 pandemic heads for a showdown with vaccines it’s expected to lose, many experts in the field of emerging.... Read More