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

Patient Centered Care: Re-defining How Healthcare Interacts

Jun 21, 2018 at 05:59 pm by Staff

. By RANDY ROWELL As healthcare continues to transition to an integrated, interoperable system, there are a multitude of currently fragmented components throughout healthcar.... Read More

After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction

Jun 21, 2018 at 03:31 pm by Staff

.   Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News More than 115 Americans die every day of opioid overdose. Many more who overdose survive due to the antidote medication n.... Read More

How America Got Hooked On A Deadly Drug

Jun 14, 2018 at 07:02 pm by Staff

. Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News Purdue Pharma left almost nothing to chance in its whirlwind marketing of its new painkiller OxyContin. From 1996 to 2002, Purdue pursued.... Read More

AMA To Push for Evidence-Based Treatment in Opioid Fight

Jun 14, 2018 at 03:51 pm by Staff

. Physicians Urge Removal of Prior Authorization Barriers, Adherence to Parity Laws The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy at its Annual Meeting to ensure that.... Read More

Radiology Insights: Does Your Back Ache?

Jun 13, 2018 at 08:30 pm by Staff

. By LEENA KAMAT, MD Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and St.... Read More

AMA Plans Advocacy Outreach to Expand Colorectal Screening

Jun 12, 2018 at 12:28 pm by Staff

. Building on the efficacy of colorectal cancer screening, the American Medical Association endorsed a plan at its annual meeting to work with physicians and payers to ma.... Read More

AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism

Jun 11, 2018 at 08:26 pm by Staff

. CHICAGO - New ethical guidance on medical tourism was adopted today at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Annual Meeting to help physicians understand their fundam.... Read More