Fear Of Falling: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

Oct 22, 2019 at 02:25 am by pj

Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Dorothy Twigg was living on her own, cooking and walking without help until a dizzy spell landed her in the emergency room. She spent three.... Read More

Scientists Find Gender-Distinct Circuit for Depression

Oct 15, 2019 at 11:52 pm by Staff

      Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific.... Read More

"Get a Mammogram, Give a Mammogram" Returns this Month

Oct 11, 2019 at 11:28 am by Staff

  Now in its seventh consecutive year, initiative provides free screenings to women in need .   Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Ev.... Read More

Neurobehavioral Program - It's All About the Outcome

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:37 pm by Staff

By MICHAEL SAMOGALA, RN, CRRN, CBIS Traumatic Brain Injury is a major cause of death and disability in the United States contributing to about 30 percent of all injury relate.... Read More

Outreach autism Services Network Hosting Neuro Medical Conference

Oct 09, 2019 at 11:42 pm by Staff

.   Nationally-recognized autism specialist Dr. Richard Frye will keynote an ambitious one-day conference Nov. 2 aimed at educating families and doctors about medical c.... Read More

Pediatricians Stand By Meds For ADHD, But Some Say Therapy Should Come First

Oct 03, 2019 at 04:00 pm by Staff

. Alex Smith, KCUR, Kaiser Health News When children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stimulant medications like Ritalin or Adderall are usually.... Read More

As Off-Label Use Spreads, Supplies Of Niche Drugs And Patients' Patience Grow Short

Sep 26, 2019 at 05:30 pm by Staff

. Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Medical treatment has knocked down tumors in 6-year-old Easton Daniels' brain, but the drug used also wiped out his immune system. To bol.... Read More

In Tiny Doses, An Addiction Medication Moonlights As Treatment For Chronic Pain

Sep 26, 2019 at 05:25 pm by Staff

. Alex Smith, KCUR, Kaiser Health News Lori Pinkley, a 50-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., has struggled with puzzling chronic pain since she was 15. She has had countless dis.... Read More

Medication-Assisted Treatment: A Bright Spot in a Dark Opioid Crisis

Sep 25, 2019 at 06:58 pm by Staff

By COLETTA DORADO The phrases "opioid epidemic" and "opioid crisis" are rarely missing from today's news. Over the last two decades, addiction to opioids--prescription dru.... Read More

Sweeping Study Closes in on Detecting Concussion and Subconcussive Injuries Using a Blood Test

Sep 20, 2019 at 10:01 am by Staff

. Orlando, FL -- In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers at Orlando Health are making new progress in finding ways to detect a traumatic yet sinister brain inju.... Read More

Amino Acid Therapy for Addiction

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:35 am by Staff

. By KEVIN BIASI Sponsored This modern approach to drug and alcohol dependence and addiction is one of the best kept secrets in the addiction recovery industry. Amino acids ha.... Read More

What Physicians Need to Know about CBD

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:25 am by Staff

By STACY BIRNBACH . Sponsored . It was an expected, but still a momentous, date. On June 25, 2019 the Florida Governor (Ron DeSantis) approved Florida Senate Bill 1020, whic.... Read More

Doctors And Nurses With Addictions Often Denied A Crucial Recovery Option

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:04 am by Staff

. Emma Yasinski, Kaiser Health News Dr. Wesley Boyd, an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard, has spent years working with state programs that help doctors, nurses and.... Read More

Central Florida Regional Hospital Introduces Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure for High-Risk Patients

Sep 16, 2019 at 12:55 am by Staff

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Offers Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery . Central Florida Regional Hospital now offers a minimally invasive alternative to op.... Read More

DOH Orange Encouraging Flu Vaccine

Sep 09, 2019 at 06:40 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Orange County encourages all Floridians to keep vaccine between you and disease by getting a flu shot ahead of the 2019 flu season. Fl.... Read More

Hippocrates for How We Live and Die Now

Sep 07, 2019 at 03:08 am by Staff

By Lewis M. Cohen Hippocrates, the father of medicine in Western culture, forbade medical assistance in dying 2,500 years ago. However, nowadays, most Americans want to.... Read More

AMA Intensifies Campaign to End Burnout with Launch of Practice Transformation Initiative

Sep 06, 2019 at 09:02 pm by Staff

. CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an escalation in its prominent efforts to fight the root causes of physician burnout and dissatisfaction with.... Read More

The Caribbean Health Summit Rescheduled to September 14, 2019

Sep 06, 2019 at 08:24 pm by Staff

Because of Hurricane Dorian, the 16th annual Caribbean Health Summit has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place,.... Read More

AdventHealth Physicians Heading to Bahamas to Aid Hurricane Dorian Victims

Sep 06, 2019 at 06:27 pm by Staff

As the medical team prepares to bring supplies, AdventHealth also establishes relief fund. . AdventHealth is preparing to send a group of physicians and medical supplies.... Read More

Firing Doctor, Christian Hospital Sets Off National Challenge To Aid-In-Dying Laws

Sep 05, 2019 at 04:57 pm by Staff

. JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News, Photos by Heidi de Marco DENVER -- A Christian-run health system in Colorado has fired a veteran doctor who went to court to fight for th.... Read More