New Study Could Lead to Therapy That Does Away with Joint Replacement Surgery

Nov 01, 2018 at 09:57 pm by Staff

.     A study released in STEM CELLS moves scientists a step closer to finding how to help the body regenerate joint cartilage ravaged by disease. Their work reve.... Read More

New Ocoee Cancer Center First in Central Florida to Offer MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy

Nov 01, 2018 at 10:51 am by Staff

. New technology helps minimize radiation exposure The newly-opened Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center - Health Central Hospital is treating cancer patients with new,.... Read More

Wear It Pink!

Oct 29, 2018 at 11:00 pm by Staff

. RADIOLOGY INSIGHTS By LEENA KAMAT, MD October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual international health campaign to help increase attention and support fo.... Read More

Keeping the Dream Alive - Fertility Preservation

Oct 23, 2018 at 01:15 am by Staff

  By COREY BURKE   Fertility preservation is a term used for protecting or preserving eggs, sperm, embryos, or reproductive tissue so that they may be used in the.... Read More

Primary Care Doctors 'Not Doing Enough' To Curb STDs?

Oct 22, 2018 at 09:35 pm by Staff

  Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Julie Lopez, 21, has been tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases since she was a teenager. But when Lopez first asked her.... Read More

Healthcare Crisis: Overmedicating of Residents, AI to Rescue?

Oct 16, 2018 at 01:31 pm by Staff

. By PHILIP REGENIE In 1972 a friend of mine worked in a senior home located in Santa Cruz California. At the time he would horrify our young novitiate minds with stories.... Read More

As U.S. Suicide Rates Rise, Hispanics Show Relative Immunity

Oct 15, 2018 at 12:18 pm by Staff

  Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News The young man held the medication in his hand -- and considered using it to end his life. But then he "put it down and said, 'No..... Read More

Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds

Oct 15, 2018 at 12:09 pm by Staff

.   Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News Everyone has seen the ads or the products on the shelves. A dietary supplement that promises to make consumers skinny, without di.... Read More

Burnout Rates Continue to Rise

Oct 15, 2018 at 07:05 am by Staff

. Physicians in Florida are more pessimistic about the future of their profession By PL JETER "It's prudent to keep in mind that the first reaction to seeing canarie.... Read More

Virtual Reality for Pain Management: An Alternative to Opioids

Oct 11, 2018 at 09:49 pm by Staff

. Miranda Felde, MHA, CPHRM, Vice President, Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company In 2016, science teacher Bob Jester fell off a roof, broke 19 bones,.... Read More

320,000 Dead: It's Time for a New Approach

Oct 08, 2018 at 09:45 pm by Staff

. Drones: The missing link in cardiac arrest's chain of survival By GORDON FOLKES Three hundred fifty-six thousand: This is the frightening number of people in the Unit.... Read More

Nemours Children's Hospital Wins Florida Hospital Association Award for Innovation in Patient Care

Oct 05, 2018 at 10:08 am by Staff

. Trailblazing 3D Modeling Program Recognized with Esteemed Innovation of the Year Award . A 3D modeling program being used in preoperative interventional radiology, can.... Read More

Major Gift to Expand Cardiovascular Services

Oct 04, 2018 at 11:18 pm by Staff

. Florida Hospital Orlando plans to expand its Cardiovascular Institute with a new Center for Living, which will offer a comprehensive program to identify, prevent and tre.... Read More

VA Adding Opioid Antidote To Defibrillator Cabinets For Quicker Overdose Response

Oct 04, 2018 at 10:01 pm by Staff

.   Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News It took more than 10 minutes for paramedics to arrive after a housekeeper found a man collapsed on the floor of a bathroo.... Read More

Orlando Area Physician Summits Mt. Kilimanjaro for Colon Cancer Awareness

Oct 01, 2018 at 10:30 pm by Staff

. Orlando area Gastroenterologist Dr. Sri Pothamsetty took his mission to raise colon cancer awareness to new heights when he summited Mt. Kilimanjaro on July 21. In conjunc.... Read More

White Coats As Superhero Capes: Med Students Swoop In To Save Health Care

Oct 01, 2018 at 09:19 pm by Staff

.   Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News NEW YORK -- Each wall of the library reading room at the New York Academy of Medicine is lined with tall wooden bookshelves holdin.... Read More

Eat, Toke Or Vape: Teens Not Too Picky When It Comes To Pot's Potpourri

Oct 01, 2018 at 07:36 pm by Staff

. Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News There is no doubt that some high school students will try to get high. However, the ways they're doing it might be changing. A survey of.... Read More

Fight the Flu: Get your Flu Shot

Sep 29, 2018 at 05:06 am by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) encourages all Floridians to Fight the Flu by getting a flu shot this 2018 flu season. Getting the.... Read More

When the Brain Goes Haywire!

Sep 23, 2018 at 08:42 pm by Staff

. By LEENA KAMAT, MD Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometim.... Read More

Day-Tripping To The Dispensary: Seniors In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Sep 20, 2018 at 09:37 pm by Staff

. Stephanie O'Neill, Kaiser Health News Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome that sends shooting pains into both of her h.... Read More