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

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