Use Of HIV-Prevention Drug Grows, But Lags Among Non-Whites

Mar 17, 2018 at 06:27 pm by Staff

  Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Eric Russell, 24, recently joined a health support group for young Latino and black gay men, where he learned about the HIV-prevention.... Read More

The Other Opioid Crisis: Hospital Shortages Lead To Patient Pain, Medical Errors

Mar 17, 2018 at 03:48 pm by Staff

  Pauline Bartolone, Kaiser Health News Even as opioids flood American communities and fuel widespread addiction, hospitals are facing a dangerous shortage of the power.... Read More

Orlando Medical News Congratulates UCF College of Medicine and it's Students' Match Day Results

Mar 16, 2018 at 07:48 pm by Staff

. The envelope please! The UCF College of Medicine once again has reason to be proud as envelopes were opened and 116 fourth-year medical students learned to which residency.... Read More

Government Programs to Reduce Substance Abuse May Create Additional Financial Risks for Hospitals

Mar 15, 2018 at 07:22 pm by Staff

  By Joy Stephenson-Laws .   At least 37 states currently have laws on the books allowing for the involuntary detention and treatment of substance abusers who ha.... Read More

Colorectal Cancer: What is It and How to Prevent It

Mar 14, 2018 at 10:34 pm by Staff

. By LEENA KAMAT, MD   March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. Among cancers that affect.... Read More

For Women, Timing of Reproduction is at Hand

Mar 14, 2018 at 10:12 pm by Staff

. By COREY BURKE Cryos International is the world's largest sperm bank and first free standing, independent egg bank in the U.S. and is regarded as an industry leader in the.... Read More

Nation's Medical Costs for Hip and Knee Replacements Could be Reduced, Saving Billions Every Year

Mar 13, 2018 at 11:17 am by Staff

. Elective hip and knee replacements may represent a significant source of potentially controllable healthcare spending, according to a March 13 Viewpoint article published i.... Read More

Florida Hospital Needs Volunteers and Their Dogs for Pet Therapy Program

Mar 08, 2018 at 11:37 am by Staff

Man's best friend can also be man's best medicine. The wagging tails, sloppy kisses and paw shakes from a dog can bring much more than laughter to hospitalized patients -.... Read More

New Way to Fight Sepsis: Rev Up Patients' Immune Systems

Mar 07, 2018 at 02:37 pm by Staff

. While many people have never heard of sepsis, it causes about 250,000 deaths annually in the United States. The condition develops when an infection triggers an overwhelming.... Read More

Jury's In: Opioids Are Not Better Than Other Medicines For Chronic Pain

Mar 06, 2018 at 10:02 pm by Staff

  Alex Smith, KCUR, Kaiser Health News A few years ago, Renea Molden's doctors told her they wanted to take her off her opioid pills. It did not sound like good idea to.... Read More

Tavistock Announces Wellness, Medically Integrated Fitness Facility in Lake Nona

Mar 05, 2018 at 06:59 pm by Staff

. During the sixth annual Lake Nona Impact Forum today, Tavistock Development Company announced the creation of an innovative wellness, performance and medically integrated.... Read More

As Surgery Centers Boom, Patients Are Paying with Their Lives

Mar 03, 2018 at 10:00 pm by Staff

  .   Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News and Mark Alesia, USA TODAY Network The surgery went fine. Her doctors left for the day. Four hours later, Paulina Tam.... Read More

Recognizing Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults

Feb 28, 2018 at 08:02 pm by Staff

. Here's a message for seniors who are feeling blue: depression and anxiety are not a normal part of growing older, and it's not something to keep quiet about or deal with on.... Read More

Most Breast Cancer Patients' Experiences with Radiation Therapy Are Better than Expected

Feb 26, 2018 at 12:16 am by Staff

    . A new study reveals that many patients with breast cancer have misconceptions and fears about radiation therapy, but their actual experiences with modern br.... Read More

How ERs in Colorado Tried to Curtail Opioids and Did Better Than Expected

Feb 25, 2018 at 11:59 am by Staff

  John Daley, Colorado Public Radio, Kaiser Health News One of the most common reasons patients head to an emergency room is pain. In response, doctors may try somethin.... Read More

After Shooting, 'Honor How Kids Want To Deal With Their Feelings'

Feb 25, 2018 at 11:52 am by Staff

Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News With so much coverage of last week's grisly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., students, parents and others are struggling to cope. Chris.... Read More

With Recent E.coli Outbreak, AMA and FDA Team Up to Help Physicians Combat Spread of Foodborne Illness

Feb 21, 2018 at 11:33 am by Staff

.     On the heels of the recent nationwide E.coli outbreak that caused Americans across more than a dozen states to become ill and led to one death, the American.... Read More

Florida Hospital Celebration Health Expands Cardiology Services

Feb 20, 2018 at 08:27 pm by Staff

    -   Residents and visitors who need emergency cardiac care in the Celebration area now have more options close to home. -   Florida Hospital Ce.... Read More

UCF College of Medicine/HCA Consortium Announces New Psychiatry Residency Program

Feb 20, 2018 at 08:05 pm by Staff

    A new Psychiatry Residency Program, based at Osceola Regional Medical Center and the Orlando VA Medical Center has received initial ACGME accreditation and is.... Read More

Anthem Calls On Eye Surgeons To Monitor Anesthesia During Cataract Surgery

Feb 20, 2018 at 07:11 pm by Staff

  Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News If you need cataract surgery, your eye surgeon may have to do double duty as your anesthetist under a new policy by health insure.... Read More