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

New AMA Resources Offer Physician-tested Strategies to Combat Stress Amidst Pandemic

Aug 27, 2020 at 04:22 pm by pj

Responding to the exceptional challenges and demands that strain physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) has announced a new serie.... Read More

One College’s Pop-Up COVID Test: Stop and Smell the Roses

Aug 25, 2020 at 12:55 pm by pj

  By Ann Bauer, Kaiser Health News If all goes according to plan, Penn State University students who opt for an on-campus experience this fall will start in-person.... Read More

Florida’s Cautionary Tale: How Gutting and Muzzling Public Health Fueled COVID Fire

Aug 25, 2020 at 02:34 am by pj

  By Laura Ungar and Jason Dearen, The Associated Press and Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News    On a sweltering July morning, Rose W.... Read More

CDC: Updated Isolation Guidance Does Not Imply Immunity to COVID-19

Aug 20, 2020 at 12:48 pm by pj

  CDC has updated its isolation guidance based on the latest science about COVID-19 showing that people can continue to test positive for up to 3 months after diagnosis.... Read More

Cancer Educational Wellness Series

Aug 18, 2020 at 12:34 pm by pj

As part of the UF Health Palliative Care's Cancer Educational Wellness Series, Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director, presented "Medical Marijuana as a Treatment f.... Read More

Trust, Fear and Solidarity Will Determine the Success of a COVID Vaccine

Aug 18, 2020 at 12:02 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News Thousands of letters stuffed with money flooded Jonas Salk’s mailbox the week after his polio vaccine was declared safe.... Read More

‘Is This When I Drop Dead?’ Two Doctors Report From the COVID Front Lines

Aug 15, 2020 at 10:11 am by pj

  By Danielle Renwick, The Guardian Health workers across the country looked on in horror when New York became the global epicenter of the coronavirus. Now, as phy.... Read More

Orlando Health Survey Finds Most Parents Nervous to Take Their Kids for Vaccinations Due to COVID-19

Aug 11, 2020 at 11:01 pm by pj

  Experts warn low vaccination rates can cause the next pandemic of dangerous, preventable childhood diseases    Vaccination rates in the U.S. have plummeted.... Read More

Robotic Surgery in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:52 pm by pj

  By DR. ELISA MARIA BIANCHI   Each year in the United States about 150,00 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed and approximately 53,000 Americans will di.... Read More

America’s Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:26 pm by pj

 (Lynne Shallcross/KHN illustration; Getty Images) Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  For a world crippled by the coronavirus, salvation hinges on a vaccine. But i.... Read More

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:16 pm by pj

(Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)   By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Health care workers of color were more likely to care for patients wit.... Read More

Research from AMA, Pew Charitable Trusts Identifies Barriers to Combatting Antibiotic Resistance in Outpatient Settings

Aug 06, 2020 at 03:52 pm by pj

  As antibiotic resistance poses a growing threat to public health across the globe, new research published from the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Pew Chari.... Read More