Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Jan 17, 2021 at 02:00 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 1,571,279 Total resident deaths: 24,137 Total resident hospitalizations: 67,99.... Read More

Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Expected to Rise By 30 Percent Nationwide in 2021

Jan 14, 2021 at 04:31 pm by pj

  A new report shows that prostate cancer continues to be one of the most prevalent cancers among men nationwide, with an alarming 30% rise in new cases antici.... Read More

University of Florida Health Researchers Win $75 Million Grant to Help Develop New Antibiotic

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:47 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett In the medical and military fields, antibiotic-resistant bacteria can be formidable foes. Now, University of Florida Health researchers and their collabo.... Read More

Vaccination Disarray Leaves Seniors Confused About When They Can Get a Shot

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:38 pm by pj

    By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News For weeks, doctors’ phones have been ringing off the hook with anxious older patients on the other end of the.... Read More

Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It’s Their Turn for Vaccine

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:20 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Dr. Andrew Carroll — a family doctor — wants to help his patients get immunized against COVID, so he paid.... Read More

UF Nursing Opens Leading-edge Simulation and Learning Lab

Jan 14, 2021 at 02:00 pm by pj

By Anna Hoffman University of Florida College of Nursing students and faculty can now hone their skills using the latest technology in patient safety and learning assess.... Read More

AdventHealth Reports ‘Smooth Process’ for COVID-19 Community Vaccines

Jan 14, 2021 at 01:40 pm by pj

  More than 7,000 vaccinations to be distributed by the end of the week at site near Orlando International Airport, and nearly 37,000 doses across Central Florida. .... Read More

Updox Survey: Healthcare Providers Viewed as #1 Most Trusted Source for COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Jan 11, 2021 at 06:15 pm by pj

Survey data shows 39% of Americans would like to hear from their healthcare provider at least weekly on COVID-19 vaccine-related news and updates, reinforcing the need for mor.... Read More

Orlando Health Further Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Jan 10, 2021 at 05:42 pm by pj

“Since launching our vaccination program in mid-December, we have administered 30,000 vaccines to team members, physicians, family members of team me.... Read More

AdventHealth to Launch Community COVID-19 Vaccine Program for Health Care Workers, Seniors

Jan 07, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

   The first phase of the program will roll out Jan. 12 near Orlando International Airport; eligible members of the public must register and make an appointment. &.... Read More

Oxygen Is Becoming the Latest COVID Bottleneck

Jan 07, 2021 at 05:15 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News As Los Angeles hospitals give record numbers of covid patients oxygen, the systems and equipm.... Read More

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness

Jan 07, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News    Krissy Williams, 15, had attempted suicide before, but never with pills. The teen was diagnos.... Read More

Heading Off the Next Pandemic

Jan 05, 2021 at 11:54 am by pj

  By Jim Robbins, Kaiser Health News As the covid-19 pandemic heads for a showdown with vaccines it’s expected to lose, many experts in the field of emerging.... Read More

Children’s Hospitals Are Partly to Blame as Superbugs Increasingly Attack Kids

Jan 05, 2021 at 11:48 am by pj

  By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News A memory haunts Christina Fuhrman: the image of her toddler Pearl lying pale and listless in a hospital bed, tethered to an IV.... Read More

All Available COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments at Orlando Health Booked

Jan 04, 2021 at 09:19 pm by pj

Orlando – Following the successful vaccination of nearly 10,000 medical professionals and other individuals at risk of COVID-19 exposure, Orlando Health&n.... Read More

Diagnosis and Management of Typical and Atypical GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease

Dec 28, 2020 at 10:05 pm by pj

  By BASHER ATIQUZZAMAN, MD   Twenty percent of the United States population has a medical illness called GERD, short for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Though.... Read More

How to Help Healthcare Heroes Deal with Emotional Stress

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:56 pm by pj

  By GIGI ACEVEDO-PARKER AND WENDY KING   As the coronavirus pandemic continued its spread over the summer, a University of Central Florida health clinic expanded.... Read More

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:03 pm by pj

    By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News The recent rollout of two newly authorized COVID-19 vaccines is a bright ray of hope at the pandemic’s da.... Read More

COVID-19 Therapeutic Treatment is World’s First Synthetic Biological Drug to Receive FDA Approval for Phase III Trials

Dec 23, 2020 at 04:43 pm by pj

Carrimycin’s breakthrough treatment of severe coronavirus symptoms will be tested in nine countries over the first six months of 2021 Carrimycin has become the world&rs.... Read More

Orlando Health Begins Use of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 

Dec 23, 2020 at 04:09 pm by pj

  Approximately 900 frontline health care workers will receive their first dose of the vaccine at Orlando Health South Lake Hospital.     Orlando Health beg.... Read More