Integrating Behavioral Health Services Helps Reduce Rehospitalization Rates

Dec 22, 2020 at 01:09 pm by pj

  By MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, Psy.D.   Reducing hospital readmissions is a national priority seeking to improve health outcomes and enhance care at lower costs. The.... Read More

Inside the First Chaotic Days of the Effort to Vaccinate America

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:26 pm by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber and Jay Hancock   Kaiser Health News   One tray of COVID-19 vaccine from pharmaceutical g.... Read More

Many US Health Experts Underestimated Coronavirus … Until It Was Too Late

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:19 pm by pj

  By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News    A year ago, while many Americans were finishing their holiday shopping and finalizing travel plans, doctors in Wuh.... Read More

More Americans of All Persuasions are Donning Masks

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:11 pm by pj

  By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News   As apprehension about the pandemic intensifies, more Americans — nearly three-quarters — say they wear mask.... Read More

With Vaccine Delivery, Nursing Homes Must Make a Strong Pitch to Residents

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:07 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News  Imagine this: Your elderly mother, who has dementia, is in a nursing home and COVID-19 vaccines are due to arriv.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients

Dec 22, 2020 at 11:15 am by pj

  A center offering monoclonal therapies is open in Orlando and will expand to Volusia and Lake counties.   COVID-19 patients in Central Florida now have the opti.... Read More

FDA Approves First Adjuvant Therapy for Most Common Type of Lung Cancer

Dec 21, 2020 at 04:19 pm by pj

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Tagrisso (osimertinib) as the first adjuvant treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer wh.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

Dec 21, 2020 at 11:41 am by pj

    Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever re.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Begins at Orlando Health

Dec 18, 2020 at 06:09 pm by pj

  Team members identified as being at risk of COVID-19 exposure have started receiving the coronavirus vaccine at Orlando Health. The Florida-based health .... Read More

Eight Ways Healthcare Workers Can Combat Traumatic Stress

Dec 17, 2020 at 05:18 pm by pj

  By Mark Goulston, MD and Diana Hendel, PharmD    Healthcare employees on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic face distres.... Read More

AMA Offers Links and Recordings to FAQs for Physicians and Patients on COVID Vaccines

Dec 17, 2020 at 04:56 pm by pj

As the COVID vaccines become available, the AMA has provided a webinar recording and printed answers to questions for physicians and patients about the vaccines.  .... Read More

AdventHealth Begins Historic COVID-19 Vaccinations

Dec 16, 2020 at 01:26 pm by pj

Thousands of frontline team members are expected to be vaccinated in upcoming days.   AdventHealth marked a historic day as COVID-19 vaccinations began for frontline te.... Read More

Pediatricians Want Kids to Be Part of COVID Vaccine Trials

Dec 15, 2020 at 04:12 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News If clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines aren’t expanded soon to include children, it’s unlikely that even kids i.... Read More

Hospitals Scramble to Prioritize Which Workers Are First for COVID Shots

Dec 15, 2020 at 04:07 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News   If there’s such a thing as a date with destiny, it’s marked on Dr. Taison Bell’s calendar. A.... Read More

Supply Is Limited and Distribution Uncertain as COVID Vaccine Rolls Out

Dec 15, 2020 at 03:58 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News    High stakes and big challenges await as the U.S. prepares to roll out vaccines against COVID-19, with fro.... Read More

Is It Time to Scare People About COVID?

Dec 15, 2020 at 11:51 am by pj

  Commentary By Elisabeth Rosenthal I still remember exactly where I was sitting decades ago, during the short film shown in class: For a few painful minutes, we w.... Read More

Multifunction Cardiography: Advanced Technology

Dec 11, 2020 at 09:00 pm by pj

By RAFFI B. SHEN, NORBERT RAINFORD, MD, AND JOSEPH T. SHEN, MD       Coronary artery heart disease (CAD) is a leading, major cause of death and disability in.... Read More

How Depression and Isolation are Leading to Exploitation of Children

Dec 10, 2020 at 10:26 am by pj

The pandemic’s emotional toll By JAN EDWARDS   Given the current environment, many children are at home 24/7, missing their friends, playing sports, ex.... Read More

Report Reveals Lung Cancer Health Disparities in Florida

Dec 08, 2020 at 05:26 pm by pj

The American Lung Association has released its 3rd annual State of Lung Cancer report, which examines the toll of lung cancer in Florida, and outlines steps the state can take.... Read More

Tracking COVID’s Spread Inside a Tight-Knit Latino Community

Dec 08, 2020 at 04:51 pm by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Early in the pandemic, Ximena Rebolledo León, a registered nurse at Telluride Regional Medical Center in southwest.... Read More