Clinical

Could it be PTSD?

Jun 07, 2018 at 12:26 pm by Staff

. Typically, when we hear PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, we think of military veterans who experience vivid and often debilitating panic-inducing flashbacks of their.... Read More

Wound Care Awareness Week

Jun 04, 2018 at 10:20 pm by Staff

. The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Centers at Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) and The Villages® Regional Hospital (TVRH), members of the Healogics network, are helpin.... Read More

Routine Opt-out HIV Testing in Health Care Settings Now Standard

Jun 01, 2018 at 02:44 pm by Staff

. Did you know that Florida law no longer requires written informed consent for HIV testing in health care settings? In July 2015, the Florida HIV testing law was amended (sec.... Read More

Cameras On Preemies Let Family In, Keep Germs Out

May 30, 2018 at 10:23 pm by Staff

. Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Hospitals around the country have been upgrading their neonatal intensive care units to include personal webcams for.... Read More

Who Becomes Addicted and Who Does Not?

May 29, 2018 at 05:18 pm by Staff

. By ANTOINE KANAMUGIRE, MD . When we submit to the temptation of achieving pleasure and instant gratification, it comes at a personal cost. When we find ourselves compromisin.... Read More

Dodging Dementia: More Of Us Get At Least A Dozen Good, Happy Years After 65

May 24, 2018 at 09:33 pm by Staff

. Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News You've turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you'll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ahead? New rese.... Read More

CDC Alert on Synthetic Cannabinoids

May 23, 2018 at 04:12 pm by Staff

Healthcare Providers, Laboratories and Medical Examiners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an alert regarding potential lifethreatening vitamin.... Read More

Orlando, Pittsburgh Physicians Save Teen's Life with Central Florida's First Pediatric Liver Transplant

May 23, 2018 at 12:48 pm by Staff

. A team of surgeons from Florida Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC performed Central Florida's first pediatric liver transplant, saving the life of.... Read More

Are Patients and Their Primary Care Docs Ready to Talk About DNA?

May 22, 2018 at 09:22 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News If you have a genetic mutation that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition, would you want to know? For many people the a.... Read More

DOH-Orange Adjusts Immunization Schedule

May 22, 2018 at 09:00 pm by Staff

. Immunization services offered at three Florida Department of Health in Orange County facilities will now be adhering to the following schedule: . Mondays and Tuesdays: E.... Read More

New Cardiac Rehab Program Launched at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center

May 22, 2018 at 08:17 pm by Staff

Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist Joseph Rozier knows first-hand how tough it can be to comeback from an injury. It is that experience that makes him that much more compassi.... Read More

Free Dental Day Coming

May 22, 2018 at 03:21 pm by Staff

Breast Seed Localization: Is it Time to Retire the Wire?

May 17, 2018 at 08:55 pm by Staff

. LEENA KAMAT, MD How do surgeons know where to cut to remove a breast cancer that can't be felt by hand? The purpose of this article is to provide special education about rad.... Read More

Deadly STD Epidemic Sets Record

May 17, 2018 at 05:26 pm by Staff

Harriet Rowan and Alex Leeds Matthews, Kaiser Health News Diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases hit a record high in California last year -- with sometimes deadly conse.... Read More

Opioid Overdoses Are Rising Faster Among Latinos Than Whites Or Blacks. Why?

May 17, 2018 at 05:11 pm by Staff

. Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News The tall, gangly man twists a cone of paper in his hands as stories from nearly 30 years of addiction pour out: the robbery that la.... Read More

AMA Marks Milestone in Medical Education As First Students Graduate Under Transformative National Curricula Redesign Initiative

May 15, 2018 at 11:33 pm by Staff

. First medical students who received training under national effort begin to graduate this month, including students from NYU, Indiana University, East Carolina University,.... Read More

Brain Mapping That Seeks To Identify 'Normal' Could Aid Alzheimer's Treatment

May 14, 2018 at 11:58 am by Staff

. Inside Florida's largest retirement community researchers using new brain-mapping technology are trying to peel back the secrets of the brain. . The goal: Make world-c.... Read More

The Medical Marijuana Doctor is In

May 10, 2018 at 09:12 pm by Staff

By JASON BEEKEN Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles answering questions from physicians to help clear confusion and inform about the medical marijuana.... Read More

What is the Healthy Minds Initiative?

May 09, 2018 at 06:45 pm by Staff

. By Dean Sherzai, MD, PhD . More than 47 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease worldwide. Doctors predict more than half of adults will be diagnosed with the.... Read More

Study: Severe Shortage of Mental Health Professionals in Rural America

May 09, 2018 at 05:05 pm by Staff

. Rural America has a severe shortage of qualified mental health professionals because agencies and governmental units are unable to pay competitive wages commonly offered.... Read More

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