Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Oct 25, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 778,636 Total resident deaths: 16,429 Total resident hospitalizations: 48,207.... Read More

State Surgeon General Implements Additional Review Process for Fatalities Attributed to COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:19 am by pj

Of the 95 fatalities reported to the state on October 21, 2020, 16 had at least a two-month separation between the time the individuals tested positive and passed away,.... Read More

Can Ordinary COVID Patients Get the Trump Treatment? It’s OK to Ask

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:17 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  When Terry Mutter woke up with a headache and sore muscles on a recent Wednesday, the competitive weightlifter ch.... Read More

Older COVID Patients Battle ‘Brain Fog,’ Weakness and Emotional Turmoil

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:11 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News “Lord, give me back my memory.” For months, as Marilyn Walters has struggled to recover from COVID-19, she has.... Read More

Nursing Homes Warn of Third Spike of COVID Cases Due to Community Spread

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:15 am by pj

  With COVID cases increasing in 38 states, industry leaders call on public health officials to ensure nursing homes have resources needed and for Congress to pass addit.... Read More

Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss and Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

Oct 20, 2020 at 12:22 am by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer beg.... Read More

COVID Presents Opportunity to Improve Sonography Training to Better Serve Students and Patients 

Oct 17, 2020 at 11:03 pm by pj

Global pandemic highlights advanced technology for medical training     By KIMBERLY MAZILI  Even before COVID, hands-on sonography training was limited.... Read More

Johnson & Johnson Temporarily Pauses its Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Clinical Trials

Oct 13, 2020 at 02:43 pm by pj

  At Johnson & Johnson, there is no greater priority than the safety and well being of the people we serve every day around the world. We are committed to.... Read More

New Physician Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Behavioral Health Integration

Oct 13, 2020 at 11:36 am by pj

Responding to limited access to mental health care in a time of acute psychological distress and trauma, a new physician collaboration has formed to promote the integrati.... Read More

Bring Our Children Home

Oct 12, 2020 at 12:25 am by pj

    By JAN EDWARDS   Last month we talked about the realities of Human Trafficking right here in Central Florida. As shocking as it is, Florida is ranked 3r.... Read More

Distrusting Trump, States Plan to Vet COVID Vaccines Themselves. Bad Idea, Say Experts.

Oct 11, 2020 at 04:14 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia and Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News As trust in the Food and Drug Administration wavers, several states have vowed to conduct independen.... Read More

Dr. Sam Atallah Selected for Study with New Robot in Emerging Field of Endoluminal Surgery 

Oct 06, 2020 at 09:03 pm by pj

     With expansions, new physicians and new locations -- Digestive and Liver Center of Florida will not be slowing down anytime soon. Colorectal Surgeon .... Read More

Easier-to-Use Coronavirus Saliva Tests Start to Catch On

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:34 am by pj

  By David Tuller, Kaiser Health News As the coronavirus pandemic broke out across the country, health care providers and scientists relied on the standard method.... Read More

Use of Cannabis Prior to Bodily Trauma Limits Damage and Increases Recovery

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:16 am by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   A recent study published in the August 2020 edition of Journal of Surgical Research demonstrates patients who arrive into a hospital t.... Read More

Amidst the Global Pandemic, Let’s Not Forget About the Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic 

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:03 am by pj

  By JANELLE HOM   While the headlines focus on the global COVID-19 pandemic, there is an epidemic that threatens our youth here in Orlando that ca.... Read More

Seminole County Issues FAQs on Face Masks

Oct 05, 2020 at 11:00 am by Katy

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Five Things to Know About a COVID Vaccine: It Won’t Be a ‘Magic Wand’

Oct 05, 2020 at 08:39 am by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  President Donald Trump makes no secret he would like a COVID-19 vaccine to be available before the election. But it&rs.... Read More

The Mysterious White House Testing Scheme That Did Not Protect Trump

Oct 05, 2020 at 12:16 am by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber and Liz Szabo,  Kaiser Health News    President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagno.... Read More

Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Sep 29, 2020 at 05:20 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Heallth News For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in man.... Read More

CBD Increases Blood Flow to the Brain After One Dose

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:53 pm by pj

  By Michael C. Patterson A new study in the August 2020 Journal of Psychopharmacology reports an increase in blood flow to the hippocampus and orbitofrontal cortex aft.... Read More