CoBALT Website Connects Families, Providers with Trusted Autism Resources

Feb 05, 2018 at 05:10 pm by Staff

A new website developed by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) connects familie.... Read More

Poinciana Medical Center Announces Plans to Expand ER

Jan 30, 2018 at 03:54 pm by Staff

In response to the growing healthcare needs of Osceola and Polk counties, Poinciana Medical Center will break ground on a $10.1 million expansion to its emergency room.... Read More

UCF College of Medicine/HCA North Florida Division Consortium Announces New General Surgery Residency Program

Jan 26, 2018 at 11:25 am by Staff

UCF College of Medicine-Hospital Corporation of America North Florida Division Consortium has established a new General Surgery residency program that will begin at Osceola R.... Read More

A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery

Jan 25, 2018 at 11:18 pm by Staff

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   Surgery can be hard on older adults, resulting in serious complications and death far more often than in younger patients.... Read More

Florida Hospital opens first Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Seminole County

Jan 23, 2018 at 04:14 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital Altamonte is providing an important new service in Seminole County that will allow its tiniest and most vulnerable patients to get care closer to home. The h.... Read More

Alzheimer's 'Looks Like Me, It Looks Like You'

Jan 18, 2018 at 07:58 pm by Staff

  Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Until last year, Jackie Coleman was a disability rights lawyer -- a good one, too. "I was an excellent att.... Read More

Cervical Cancer: Preventable and Curable

Jan 14, 2018 at 01:27 pm by Staff

  By LEENA KAMAT, MD   It's January and cervical health awareness month! The purpose of this article is to highlight the facts of one of the most preventable canc.... Read More

Hospital Honchos Hone New Message In Wake Of Opioid Epidemic: Expect Pain

Jan 13, 2018 at 09:00 pm by Staff

  Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Doctors at some of the largest U.S. hospital chains admit they went overboard with opioids to make people as.... Read More

Identifying and Treating the Causes of Knee Pain

Jan 11, 2018 at 05:38 pm by Staff

By PASQUALE REINO, DO A bum knee can be a nightmare for runners - and the rest of us, too. When your knee hurts, just walking from the parking lot to the office can become.... Read More

For Elder Health, Trips To The ER Are Often A Tipping Point

Jan 11, 2018 at 02:05 pm by Staff

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Twice a day, the 86-year-old man went for long walks and visited with neighbors along the way. Then, one afternoon he fell while m.... Read More

Defending Against This Season's Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

Jan 09, 2018 at 11:29 pm by Staff

  Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News The nation is having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad flu season. Flu is widespread in 46 states, according to report.... Read More

Wrecked And Retching: Obscure Vomiting Illness Linked To Long-Term Pot Use

Jan 04, 2018 at 01:43 pm by Staff

  Pauline Bartolone, Kaiser Health News For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off h.... Read More

Pharmacists Slow To Dispense Lifesaving Overdose Drug

Jan 04, 2018 at 01:30 pm by Staff

  Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Gale Dunham, a pharmacist in Calistoga, Calif., knows the devastation the opioid epidemic has wrought, and she is glad the anti-overdo.... Read More

Revolutionizing Cancer Care - Part 2

Dec 31, 2017 at 08:59 pm by Staff

By BETH RUDLOFF, MedSpeaks Integrative Medicine is a popular term in healthcare today, but what does it really mean for cancer care? I spent some time with Diane Robinson,.... Read More

Infection Lapses Rampant In Nursing Homes But Punishment Is Rare

Dec 22, 2017 at 09:28 pm by Staff

  Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News, Photos by Heidi de Marco Basic steps to prevent infections -- such as washing hands, isolating contagious patients and keeping ill nu.... Read More

Doing More Harm Than Good? Epidemic of Screening Burdens Nation's Older Patients

Dec 20, 2017 at 09:52 pm by Staff

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Elena Altemus is 89 and has dementia. She often forgets her children's names, and sometimes can't recall whether she lives in Maryland o.... Read More

UCF College of Medicine/HCA Consortium Announces New Transitional Year Residency Program

Dec 18, 2017 at 10:56 pm by Staff

A new Transitional Year Residency Program, based at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL has received initial accreditation and is seeking immediate applicants. This p.... Read More

Opioids After Surgery Left Her Addicted. Is That A Medical Error?

Dec 13, 2017 at 10:01 pm by Staff

  Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News In April this year, Katie Herzog checked into a Boston teaching hospital for what turned out to be a nine-hour-long back sur.... Read More

An Overlooked Epidemic: Older Americans Taking Too Many Unneeded Drugs

Dec 13, 2017 at 08:33 pm by Staff

  Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News Consider it America's other prescription drug epidemic. For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too ma.... Read More

Fear Compromises The Health, Well-Being Of Immigrant Families, Report Finds

Dec 13, 2017 at 08:20 pm by Staff

  Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Luis Ramirez has lived in the U.S. without immigration papers for two decades, but he is more worried about deportation now than ever.... Read More