Orlando Named One of the Cleanest Cities in New Lung Association Report

Apr 22, 2022 at 04:46 pm by pj

 American Lung Association “State of the Air” Report reveals that residents faced fewer days of poor air quality   ORLANDO – The 2022 &ldqu.... Read More

AdventHealth opens simulation center in Palm Coast

Apr 20, 2022 at 08:18 pm by pj

The innovative facility, the largest of its kind in Central Florida, will train current and student nurses in the latest technology and techniques to help them deliver the bes.... Read More

Why Cheap, Older Drugs That Might Treat Covid Never Get Out of the Lab

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:32 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News In March 2020, Dr. Joseph Vinetz left the contemplative world of his Yale University infectious-disease laboratory and plunged into t.... Read More

A Travel Nurse Leaves Fears of Hospital Drug Tampering Across Three States

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:28 pm by pj

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News Health officials in at least three states are investigating a travel nurse suspected of tampering with and potentially contaminating.... Read More

When Symptoms Linger for Weeks, Is It Long Covid?

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:18 pm by pj

By Nina Feldman, WHYY, Kaiser Health News  Many Americans are discovering that recovering from covid-19 may take weeks or even months longer than expected, leaving.... Read More

How the Test-to-Treat Pillar of the US Covid Strategy Is Failing Patients

Apr 20, 2022 at 06:44 pm by pj

By Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News The federal “test-to-treat” program, announced in March, is meant to reduce covid hospitalizations and deaths by quickly.... Read More

UF Scripps Researchers’ Work Sheds New Light on Relationship Between Brain Structure and Behavior in Preclinical Model of Autism

Apr 15, 2022 at 10:37 am by pj

For people with autism, overstimulating sensory experiences such as noise can have a profound effect on their lives. Now, a group of scientists at UF Scripps Biomedical R.... Read More

Orlando Health Digestive Health Institute to Establish Liver Center, Begin Groundwork for Solid Organ Transplant Program

Apr 14, 2022 at 10:43 am by pj

  Renowned hepatologist, Dr. Arvind Murali, joins the team to lead the effort   Arvind Murali, MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) has joined the&nbs.... Read More

When Symptoms Linger for Weeks, Is It Long Covid?

Apr 13, 2022 at 10:40 am by pj

By Nina Feldman, WHYY, Kaiser Health News  Many Americans are discovering that recovering from covid-19 may take weeks or even months longer than expected, leaving.... Read More

Babies Die as Congenital Syphilis Continues a Decade-Long Surge Across the US

Apr 13, 2022 at 10:14 am by pj

//   By Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News For a decade, the number of babies born with syphilis in the U.S. has surged, undeterred. Data released Tue.... Read More

CMS Finalizes Medicare Coverage Policy for Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against Amyloid for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Apr 07, 2022 at 05:07 pm by pj

  Decision Follows Robust Stakeholder Input and Creates Pathway for Enhanced Access and Coverage of Drugs that Receive Traditional FDA Approval Today, the Centers for M.... Read More

UF Researchers Help Develop Highly Accurate, 30-Second Coronavirus Test

Apr 07, 2022 at 05:00 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With any highly infectious disease, time can be a killer. It is crucial to get a test result for a pathogen quickly, lest someone.... Read More

Orlando Health Announces Plans to Establish New Freestanding Rehabilitation Institute

Apr 06, 2022 at 08:05 am by pj

  Institute a major part of strategic expansion in rehabilitation services   Ocoee – To best meet the current demand and anticipated need for rehabilitative.... Read More

Delays for Autism Diagnosis and Treatment Grew Even Longer During the Pandemic

Mar 30, 2022 at 06:12 pm by pj

  By Andy Miller and Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News  Wylie James Prescott, 3, had to wait more than a year after his autism diagnosis to begin behav.... Read More

Covid and Schizophrenia: Why This Deadly Mix Can Deepen Knowledge of the Brain Disease

Mar 30, 2022 at 05:59 pm by pj

By April Dembosky, KQED, Kaiser Health News Most of the time, the voices in Keris Myrick’s head don’t bother her. They stay in the background or say ni.... Read More

Climate Change May Push the US Toward the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ for West Nile Virus

Mar 30, 2022 at 05:44 pm by pj

By Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Michael Keasling of Lakewood, Colorado, was an electrician who loved big trucks, fast cars, and Harley-Davidsons. He’d s.... Read More

Endobariatrics: Giving hope for obese patients to live healthier, more productive lives

Mar 28, 2022 at 12:01 am by pj

By Matthew Gomez (Editor's note: Part of a continuing series on the Interventional Endoscopy program at AdventHealth)   Q&A with Kambiz Kadkhodayan, M.D., leader i.... Read More

Nature Communications Study Lays Groundwork for New Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatment

Mar 26, 2022 at 09:51 am by pj

Nestled in the wall of the body’s largest blood vessel is a ticking time bomb. If you’re one of the one in 1,000 people diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurys.... Read More

Nurse Convicted of Neglect and Negligent Homicide for Fatal Drug Error

Mar 26, 2022 at 12:50 am by pj

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News NASHVILLE — RaDonda Vaught, a former nurse criminally prosecuted for a fatal drug error in 2017, was convicted of gross ne.... Read More

Senators Ask GAO to Examine Medicaid’s Low Covid Vaccination Rates

Mar 26, 2022 at 12:48 am by pj

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  Two prominent Democratic senators have requested a Government Accountability Office study of why covid vaccination rates.... Read More