Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Sep 19, 2020 at 11:00 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 681,233 Total resident deaths: 13,287 Total resident hospitalizations: 42,374.... Read More

NIH ‘Very Concerned’ About Serious Side Effect in Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

Sep 16, 2020 at 09:53 am by pj

  By Arthur Allen and Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coron.... Read More

An Alarming Trend and How You Can Disrupt It 

Sep 16, 2020 at 12:28 am by pj

  Odds are you have treated a trafficking victim in your practice       By JAN EDWARDS, President, Paving the Way Foundation, Inc.   .... Read More

Substance Use Disorders Linked to COVID-19 Susceptibility

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:53 am by pj

By analyzing the non-identifiable electronic health records (EHR) of millions of patients in the United States, the team of investigators revealed that while individuals with.... Read More

Kids Are Missing Critical Windows for Lead Testing Due to Pandemic

Sep 14, 2020 at 01:10 am by pj

  By Brie Zeltner, Kaiser Health News CLEVELAND — Families skipping or delaying pediatric appointments for their young children because of the pandemic are m.... Read More

Let’s Use the State of SNF Therapy Today as a Springboard for More Positive Outcomes 

Sep 12, 2020 at 04:03 pm by pj

  By Ian Oppel   There’s no question that therapy today in skilled nursing facilities looks vastly different than it did several months ago (and for many ye.... Read More

Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:43 am by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center were on edge as early as March when patients with COVID-19 began to show up in.... Read More

Most Adults Wary of Taking Any Vaccine Approved Before the Election

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:31 am by pj

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News  The public is deeply skeptical about any coronavirus vaccine approved before the November election, and only 42% would be willing.... Read More

America Doesn’t Have a Coherent Strategy for Asymptomatic Testing. It Needs One.

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:36 pm by pj

By Caroline Chen, ProPuiblica This story was originally published by ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story.... Read More

With Schools Starting Online, Vaccinations Head for Recess

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:11 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez  Kaiser Health News  Dr. Chris Kjolhede is focused on the children of central New York. As co-director of school-based hea.... Read More

Why Black Aging Matters, Too

Sep 08, 2020 at 12:52 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham Photos by Heidi de Marco Kaiser Health News   Old. Chronically ill. Black. People who fit this description are more likely to d.... Read More

Health Officials Worry Nation’s Not Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine

Sep 03, 2020 at 02:23 pm by pj

  By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News    Public health departments, which have struggled for months to test and trace everyone exposed to the novel co.... Read More

Fauci Says COVID Vaccine Trials Could End Early If Results Are Overwhelming

Sep 03, 2020 at 02:07 pm by pj

  By Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News  A COVID-19 vaccine could be available earlier than expected if ongoing clinical trials produce overwhelmingly positive resu.... Read More

Opinion - Behind the Mask…and the Shower Curtain: The Plight of Children and COVID-19 

Sep 03, 2020 at 12:52 pm by pj

By JOHN T. LITTELL, MD During the flu season of 2017-2018, 200 children died from influenza in the U.S.  During the COVID pandemic of 2020, less than 100.... Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center, AdventHealth Launch First Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trial in Central Florida

Sep 02, 2020 at 07:39 pm by pj

  The trial is the first part of a broad partnership between the organizations to expand cancer treatment and research in Central Florida.   Moffitt Cancer Center.... Read More

Orlando Health Previews New Orthopedic Surgery Suites 

Sep 01, 2020 at 12:55 pm by pj

   Surgeons Get First Look at Technological Features of Future Hospital    Orlando Health orthopedic surgeons got their fi.... Read More

Med Students ‘Feel Very Behind’ Because of COVID-Induced Disruptions in Training

Sep 01, 2020 at 11:08 am by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News    COVID-19 is disrupting just about every student’s 2020 education, but medical students have it particular.... Read More

COVID + Influenza: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot

Sep 01, 2020 at 11:01 am by pj

  By Julie Appleby and Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Flu season will look different this year, as the country grapples with a coronavirus pandemic.... Read More

Five Things to Know About Convalescent Blood Plasma

Sep 01, 2020 at 10:56 am by pj

By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump told the American people this week that convalescent plasma is a potential new treatment for COVID-19. His.... Read More

Another COVID Mystery: Patients Survive Ventilator, But Linger in a Coma

Aug 27, 2020 at 05:52 pm by pj

  By Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News  Leslie Cutitta said yes, twice, when clinicians from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston called asking wh.... Read More