Push Is On for States to Ban Organ Transplant Discrimination

Mar 08, 2021 at 07:48 pm by pj

  By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News Griffin Dalrymple is an energetic 7-year-old who loves going to school in Eureka, Montana. But two years ago, the boy describ.... Read More

AdventHealth, Seminole County Open Doors of Innovative Treatment Center for Opioid Addiction

Mar 08, 2021 at 03:45 pm by pj

    The Hope & Healing Center in Sanford, part of a wide-ranging partnership between AdventHealth and Seminole County to address the opioid crisis, offers a ra.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Mar 06, 2021 at 04:45 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 1,944,995 Total resident deaths: 31,683 Total resident hospitalizations: 80,95.... Read More

Pandemic Fatigue: Its Real and Affecting Us All 

Mar 06, 2021 at 12:19 am by pj

  By APRIL BOYKIN   Exhausted? Distracted? Experiencing brain fog?  Sad or lonely?  A year into the pandemic and we are all frayed around the edges. Dis.... Read More

Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

Mar 04, 2021 at 04:07 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  There’s a reason soldiers go through basic training before heading into combat: Without careful instruction, green recruits.... Read More

Reopening of Long-Term Care Facilities Is ‘an Absolute Necessity for Our Well-Being’

Mar 04, 2021 at 03:58 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for t.... Read More

Accidentally Trashed, Thawed or Expired: Reports of Covid Vaccine Spoilage

Mar 04, 2021 at 03:51 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio Kaiser Health News As the speed of covid vaccinations picks up, so do the reports of doses going to waste. And it&rs.... Read More

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Young Covid ‘Long Haulers’

Mar 04, 2021 at 03:42 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News    A slumber party to celebrate Delaney DePue’s 15th birthday last summer marked a new chapter &.... Read More

When Your Chance for a Covid Shot Comes, Don’t Worry About the Numbers

Mar 01, 2021 at 10:02 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen and Liz Szabo,  Kaiser Health News    When getting vaccinated against covid-19, there’s no sense being picky.... Read More

Rabies Alert Issued for East Orlando

Feb 26, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

    ORLANDO – The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is issuing a rabies alert for east Orlando. This rabies alert is for 60 days and is.... Read More

Young Transplant Patient Thriving After Journey Through COVID-19 Pandemic to a New Heart

Feb 25, 2021 at 08:46 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Transplant Institute physician: ‘This is the most rewarding part of my job’   ORLANDO  - On the same day Savannah Nissel lear.... Read More

Moderna Ships Doses of Variant Specific Vaccine to NIH for Testing

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:35 am by pj

February 24, 2021   Company also provides update on strategy for addressing SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern CAMBRIDGE - Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a.... Read More

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:21 am by pj

  Christina Jewett and JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News and Rachana Pradhan     Covid-19 infections from variant strains are quickly spreading across the.... Read More

COVID-19: What Have We Learned, Where Are We Going? 

Feb 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm by pj

  By JANELLE HOM   Let’s take a moment to step back in time to the beginning of 2020. We knew pretty much nothing about the virus that would come to rule ou.... Read More

Calling All Vaccinators: Closing the Next Gap in Covid Supply and Demand

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:52 am by pj

  Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Beating back covid right now comes down to balancing supply and demand. With hopes pinned to vaccines, demand has far outstripped t.... Read More

After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:43 am by pj

  Rachana Pradhan and Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News   The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times.... Read More

Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving Covid-Infected Lungs

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:39 am by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted covid-19 and died last fall two months after receiving a tainted double-lung transplant f.... Read More

Countless Homebound Patients Still Wait for Covid Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:29 am by pj

  Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sendi.... Read More

Cannabis Demonstrates Improvement in Opioid Addiction Outcomes

Feb 18, 2021 at 06:50 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   Cannabis demonstrates improved treatment outcomes for people suffering from opioid addiction and reduced risk from accidental fentanyl.... Read More

New National Cancer Genetic Screening Program

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:54 pm by pj

  National Cancer Initiative Offers a Comprehensive Testing Panel to Analyze the BRCA Genes and Over 60 Other Cancer Susceptibility Genes   JScreen, a national pu.... Read More