Central Florida Regional Hospital Introduces Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure for High-Risk Patients

Sep 16, 2019 at 12:55 am by Staff

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Offers Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery . Central Florida Regional Hospital now offers a minimally invasive alternative to op.... Read More

DOH Orange Encouraging Flu Vaccine

Sep 09, 2019 at 06:40 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Orange County encourages all Floridians to keep vaccine between you and disease by getting a flu shot ahead of the 2019 flu season. Fl.... Read More

Hippocrates for How We Live and Die Now

Sep 07, 2019 at 03:08 am by Staff

By Lewis M. Cohen Hippocrates, the father of medicine in Western culture, forbade medical assistance in dying 2,500 years ago. However, nowadays, most Americans want to.... Read More

AMA Intensifies Campaign to End Burnout with Launch of Practice Transformation Initiative

Sep 06, 2019 at 09:02 pm by Staff

. CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an escalation in its prominent efforts to fight the root causes of physician burnout and dissatisfaction with.... Read More

The Caribbean Health Summit Rescheduled to September 14, 2019

Sep 06, 2019 at 08:24 pm by Staff

Because of Hurricane Dorian, the 16th annual Caribbean Health Summit has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place,.... Read More

AdventHealth Physicians Heading to Bahamas to Aid Hurricane Dorian Victims

Sep 06, 2019 at 06:27 pm by Staff

As the medical team prepares to bring supplies, AdventHealth also establishes relief fund. . AdventHealth is preparing to send a group of physicians and medical supplies.... Read More

Firing Doctor, Christian Hospital Sets Off National Challenge To Aid-In-Dying Laws

Sep 05, 2019 at 04:57 pm by Staff

. JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News, Photos by Heidi de Marco DENVER -- A Christian-run health system in Colorado has fired a veteran doctor who went to court to fight for.... Read More

Brain Tumor... Now what?

Sep 05, 2019 at 11:14 am by Staff

. By RAVI GANDHI, MD There are nearly 700,000 Americans living with brain tumors. There will be another 200,000 people diagnosed with a brain tumor each year. The most com.... Read More

Mysterious Vaping Lung Injuries May Have Flown Under Regulatory Radar

Aug 29, 2019 at 01:09 pm by Staff

. Sydney Lupkin, Kaiser Health News and Anna Maria Barry-Jester It was the arrival of the second man in his early 20s gasping for air that alarmed Dr. Dixie Harris. Young pa.... Read More

Addiction Clinics Market Pricey, Unproven Treatments To Desperate Patients

Aug 29, 2019 at 12:55 pm by Staff

. Jake Harper, Side Effects Public Media Jason was hallucinating. He was withdrawing from drugs at an addiction treatment center near Indianapolis, and he had hardly slept f.... Read More

HCA Healthcare - Orlando Market Hosts "Crush The Crisis" Opioid Take Back Day September 7

Aug 27, 2019 at 03:14 pm by Staff

. On Saturday, September 7, HCA Healthcare - Orlando Market will host "Crush the Crisis," an opioid take back event at three of its area hospitals and freestanding emergency r.... Read More

Medical Cannabis Use Continues to Increase with Senior Citizens

Aug 22, 2019 at 06:34 pm by Staff

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   In the United States, cannabis use is growing faster with seniors than any other age group. A 2016 study from the National Survey of D.... Read More

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Aug 22, 2019 at 03:31 pm by Staff

. By RAMI PACKARD Small Fiber Neuropathy, sometimes referred to as Autonomic Neuropathy, is caused by damage to the small nerves that supply feeling to the body, assist in b.... Read More

Orlando Health and Florida Department of Health Team Up to Develop Innovative Newborn Screening Process

Aug 15, 2019 at 08:41 pm by Staff

.   Orlando Health has teamed up with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) to develop a more efficient and accurate way to collect mandated health data from newborn.... Read More

Frontiers in Robotic Surgery

Aug 15, 2019 at 01:56 pm by Staff

By SAM ATALLAH, MD and JORGE TRILLES For contemporary readers and practicing physicians, the term 'robotic surgery' may conjure up thoughts of mechanical anthropomorphic.... Read More

Doctors Can Change Opioid Prescribing Habits, But Progress Comes In Small Doses

Aug 15, 2019 at 01:37 pm by Staff

  Julie Appleby, Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pa.... Read More

Dr. Naren Ramakrishna Talks Proton Therapy Now

Aug 08, 2019 at 08:11 pm by Staff

Naren Ramakrishna, MD, PhD, is the Director of Proton Therapy, and Neurologic and Pediatric Radiation Oncology, and Co-Director of the Brain and Spine Tumor Program at Orlando.... Read More

Pot Smokers and Anesthesiologists: The Need to Know

Aug 06, 2019 at 12:13 am by Staff

Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News DENVER -- When Colorado legalized marijuana, it became a pioneer in creating new policies to deal with the drug. Now the state's surgeons, nur.... Read More

The Talk Seniors Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery

Aug 01, 2019 at 09:32 pm by Staff

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry's heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore bl.... Read More

Reedy Creek Improvement District Joins AdventHealth Nicholson Center Providing Medical Training for First Responders

Aug 01, 2019 at 03:56 pm by Staff

. The Reedy Creek Improvement District and the AdventHealth Nicholson Center, one of the leading surgical training centers in the country, are collaborating on a two-week.... Read More