Doctors Reckon With High Rate Of Suicide In Their Ranks

Aug 06, 2018 at 08:07 pm by Staff

. Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Alarms go off so frequently in emergency rooms, doctors barely notice. And then a colleague is wheeled in on a gur.... Read More

Stanford's Chief Wellness Officer Aims To Prevent Physician Burnout

Aug 06, 2018 at 06:58 pm by Staff

  Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News Stanford Medicine hired Dr. Tait Shanafelt as chief wellness officer last year, not so much for the well-being of the patient.... Read More

Trying To Pinpoint Hurricane's True Toll, Researchers Say 1,139 Died In Puerto Rico

Aug 02, 2018 at 08:35 pm by Staff

  Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News The question of how many people perished after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has stirred controversy because of the wide.... Read More

Patients With Chronic Pain Feel Caught In An Opioid-Prescribing Debate

Aug 02, 2018 at 08:25 pm by Staff

. Will Stone, KJZZ, Kaiser Health News It started with a rolled ankle during a routine Army training exercise. Shannon Hubbard never imagined it was the prologue to one of t.... Read More

Zika Viruses Show Potential as Treatment for High-Risk Childhood Cancer

Jul 26, 2018 at 03:27 am by Staff

.       Zika virus, long feared for its severe effects on pregnant mothers and unborn babies, may hold potential as a cancer treatment for neuroblastoma, a.... Read More

Free Back-to-School Physicals for Uninsured Children

Jul 24, 2018 at 10:00 am by Staff

. Florida ranks 47th in the nation for the percentage of uninsured children, with an estimated 27,000 uninsured children living in Central Florida. For their families, back.... Read More

Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: What's the Difference?

Jul 23, 2018 at 08:06 pm by Staff

By LEENA KAMAT, MD Sponsored The difference between an urgent care clinic versus an emergency room (ER) is the level of care and treatment each facility is capable of pr.... Read More

Heading to Latin America or the Caribbean This Summer? CDC Recommendations

Jul 23, 2018 at 01:54 pm by Staff

  .       By Dr. Gary Brunette, Chief of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Travelers' Health Branch .     We are in th.... Read More

The Courage to Trust Medical Care to Patients and Physicians

Jul 18, 2018 at 07:33 pm by Staff

. By MARILYN M. SINGLETON, MD, JD . The days of trusting your legislators to have your best interests at heart are in the rear view mirror. Apparently, their main intere.... Read More

St. Cloud Regional Medical Center Announces Plans for Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Jul 18, 2018 at 12:34 pm by Staff

.     St. Cloud Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) is pleased to announce the launch of an Interventional Cardiology (PCI) program as an extension of services curren.... Read More

Lake Nona Launches Customized Wellbeing Mobile App for Residents

Jul 16, 2018 at 04:00 pm by Staff

.       Lake Nona, one of the fastest-growing communities in America and a model for the design of a comprehensive, healthy community, today launched Jiyo.... Read More

Retooled Vaccine Raises Hopes As A Lower-Cost Treatment For Type 1 Diabetes

Jul 15, 2018 at 11:19 pm by Staff

  Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News For Hodalis Gaytan, 20, living with Type 1 diabetes means depending on an assortment of expensive medicines and devices t.... Read More

A Hospital's Human Touch: Why Taking Care In Discharging A Patient Matters

Jul 12, 2018 at 08:26 pm by Staff

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News The kidney doctor sat next to Judy Garrett's father, looking into his face, her hand on his arm. There are things I can do for you,.... Read More

First of its Kind Operation for Intestinal Cancer at Oviedo Medical Center

Jul 08, 2018 at 09:08 pm by Staff

. At Oviedo Medical Center Dr. Sam Atallah, a pioneer in surgical innovation performed the first operation of its kind for intestinal cancer. The operation was performed wit.... Read More

The Other Victims: First Responders To Horrific Disasters Often Suffer In Solitude

Jul 07, 2018 at 04:13 pm by Staff

  Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News The day a gunman fired into a crowd of 22,000 people at the country music festival in Las Vegas, hospital nursing supervisor Antoin.... Read More

Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults

Jun 29, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Staff

.   Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News In a move to improve cancer care for older adults, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is recommending that all patients ag.... Read More

Fearing Deportation, Immigrant Parents Are Opting Out Of Health Benefits For Kids

Jun 28, 2018 at 09:05 pm by Staff

.   Ashley Lopez, KUT, Kaiser Health News The fear of family separation is nothing new for many immigrants already living in the U.S. In fact, that fear, heightened in.... Read More

Advanced Cardiac Unit Offering 'last chance at life' Expands at Florida Hospital

Jun 25, 2018 at 02:16 pm by Staff

.   Up to 1,000 more people with advanced heart and lung problems can be treated each year because of the expansion. .     Chris Rodriguez was working as.... Read More

Post Traumatic Stress in Older Adults

Jun 24, 2018 at 04:58 pm by Staff

. Although many seniors enjoy well-being and satisfaction in later years, some experience psychiatric and mental health difficulties. A topic of particular significance for o.... Read More

Doling Out Pain Pills Post-Surgery: An Ingrown Toenail Not The Same As A Bypass

Jun 24, 2018 at 01:31 pm by Staff

  Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News What's the right painkiller prescription to send home with a patient after gallbladder surgery or a cesarean section? That question.... Read More