Heart Attack and Prevention

Feb 19, 2018 at 11:30 pm by Staff

  By LEENA KAMAT, MD   February is American Heart Month! So we will focus this month's article on heart disease and heart attack prevention. Heart disease is the.... Read More

Doctors Learn How To Talk To Patients About Dying

Feb 13, 2018 at 01:11 am by Staff

  Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News   Lynn Black's mother-in-law, who had lupus and lung cancer, was rushed into a hospital intensive care unit last summer with.... Read More

Could A Rare, Deadly 'Superbug' Fungus Be Gaining A Foothold?

Feb 13, 2018 at 01:02 am by Staff

  David Thill, Medill News Service, Kaiser Health News The number of U.S. patients infected with a rare but dangerous fungal "superbug" called Candida auris has climbed.... Read More

Changing The Way We Look At Dementia

Feb 09, 2018 at 11:33 pm by Staff

  Judith Graham Navigating Aging, Kaiser Health News   Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping.... Read More

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

Feb 09, 2018 at 09:30 pm by Staff

A new Anesthesiology Residency Program, based at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL, has received initial accreditation and is seeking immediate applicants for phy.... Read More

Nemours Children's Urgent Care Now Opening Earlier, To Help Parents This Flu Season

Feb 06, 2018 at 04:45 pm by Staff

Families who want care from a Nemours board-certified pediatrician for their child's flu symptoms will now find it even easier to be seen at a Nemours Children's Urgent Ca.... Read More

Rep. Rene Plasencia Pushes to Expand Miami's Syringe Exchange Pilot Program Throughout the State

Feb 06, 2018 at 01:43 pm by Staff

Florida's lawmakers seek to expand the syringe exchange program established in Miami Dade County all over the State in an effort to prevent the transmission of blood-borne i.... Read More

The 'Gesundheit Machine' Collects Campus Cooties In Race Against A Fierce Flu

Feb 06, 2018 at 01:41 pm by Staff

  Selena Simmons-Duffin, NPR, Kaiser Health News It's turning out to be a particularly harsh flu season. The epidemic hasn't hit the University of Maryland College Park.... Read More

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