Clinical

Accelerated Resolution Therapy Brings Relief to Caregivers Struggling with Complicated Grief 

Feb 18, 2020 at 01:32 pm by pj

  For many people who are dealing with the loss of a spouse or close relative, time does not heal their pain. About 10-15 percent of people experience what is known as&n.... Read More

New Study Shows Pregnancy-Related Hospital Deaths Declining, Rising Dramatically at Home

Feb 16, 2020 at 07:52 pm by pj

  While the number of pregnancy-related deaths around the world is declining, the maternal mortality rate in the United States continues to be a problem, more than doubl.... Read More

How to Talk to Patients About Nutrition and Diet

Feb 13, 2020 at 11:21 am by pj

  By KERIN TORPEY BASHAW   No more powerful an approach exists to preventing or even reversing heart disease than improving lifestyle, especially nutrition and di.... Read More

When it Comes to the New Coronavirus, Just Who is a ‘Close Contact’?

Feb 11, 2020 at 09:10 pm by pj

  Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News Even as U.S. authorities have taken the drastic steps of quarantining residents returning from China, and temporarily bann.... Read More

Magic Windows and Characters Transform AdventHealth for Children 

Feb 07, 2020 at 01:39 pm by pj

  Disney brings immersive, mesmerizing and state-of-the-art experiences to pediatric patients throughout their stay in the hospital.     Being in the hospit.... Read More

First-of-its-kind Study Reveals Pairing OBs with Mental Health Professionals Increases Likelihood of Identifying, Treating Depression

Feb 07, 2020 at 12:49 pm by pj

  Depression in women is a common problem not only after pregnancy but also during pregnancy. If not treated, it can have a serious and potentially dangerous impact.... Read More

Physician Burnout: What Will Happen If This Trend Doesn’t Change?

Feb 03, 2020 at 12:18 am by nbram14

Physicians are 15 times more likely to experience symptoms of burnout than professionalism any other field.   This comes directly from a report by Allscripts, one.... Read More

Cannabis and CBD: a Practical Guide on the History and Uses

Feb 02, 2020 at 03:00 pm by pj

    CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of the major components of the cannabis plant. Typically used in the production of oils and tinctures, the substance is ga.... Read More

How to Deal with the Flu

Feb 02, 2020 at 01:37 am by pj

    Adel Eldin, MD FACC FACP, MBA, GGAFollow   Antibiotics will not help in case of cold or flu as they are caused by viruses. There are.... Read More

University of Central Florida/HCA Healthcare Announce New Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program  

Jan 30, 2020 at 08:11 pm by pj

  A new Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Residency program, based at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL, has received initial accreditation and is see.... Read More

Florida: State of Tobacco Control 2020 Report

Jan 30, 2020 at 01:43 am by pj

The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control” 2020 shows the progress and failures of the states and the federal government to prevent and reduc.... Read More

Your Local American Lung Association: When You Can’t Breathe, Nothing Else Matters

Jan 30, 2020 at 12:15 am by LungsOrlando

By JANELLE HOM  The American Lung Association…it’s an organization you’ve heard of and know it is a trusted name. This organization has been around fo.... Read More

AMA Foundation Launches New Initiative to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Jan 28, 2020 at 08:00 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF) has announced that John D. Evans, telecommunications pioneer, internationally-recognized business executiv.... Read More

Wet-to-Dry Dressings: The “Best” Wound Dressing?

Jan 27, 2020 at 02:45 am by pj

Let’s begin with the following questions: Is wet-to-dry the best choice of dressing to facilitate moist wound healing? Should wet-to-dry be used to treat chronic wo.... Read More

Why Remote Patient Monitoring is Failing

Jan 25, 2020 at 03:02 am by pj

  By JAY BEST   An American Hospital Association Annual Survey conducted in 2018 revealed that over 60 percent of hospitals have implemented some level of remot.... Read More

 Challenges of Cultural Diversity in Healthcare: Protect Your Patients and Yourself

Jan 24, 2020 at 08:05 pm by pj

  By SUSAN SHEPARD   Physicians are increasingly faced with providing care to a multicultural society complicated by literacy issues. Ensuring safe and quality he.... Read More

Improving Care for High Risk Seniors While Increasing Practice Revenue

Jan 24, 2020 at 07:35 pm by pj

   We need more game changers   By JOHN WHITMAN   Editor’s note: Author John Whitman is a professor in the Wharton MBA Health Care Management Pr.... Read More

The Effect of Adult Use/Legalization of Cannabis on the Florida Medical Marijuana Industry

Jan 24, 2020 at 11:48 am by pj

  By MICHAEL PATTERSON   In February 2020, the Florida Supreme Court will review a petition from a group called “Regulate Florida,” to be placed on th.... Read More

Local Experts Address the Health Risks of Vaping at Orange County Educational Forum

Jan 23, 2020 at 07:55 pm by pj

  Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings invites the public to learn more about the health risks associated with vaping at a free panel discussion with local medical exper.... Read More

Periodontitis and its Effect on Systemic Diseases

Jan 19, 2020 at 01:10 pm by pj

  By DR. KENYA HOOVER   The mouth is the window into the health and wellbeing of the body. Systemic diseases may often begin showing signs in the mouth, Coelianc.... Read More