North Central Florida Local News

First-of-its-kind Study Reveals Pairing OBs with Mental Health Professionals Increases Likelihood of Identifying, Treating Depression

Feb 07, 2020 at 12:49 pm by pj

  Depression in women is a common problem not only after pregnancy but also during pregnancy. If not treated, it can have a serious and potentially dangerous impact.... Read More

Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians

Feb 07, 2020 at 03:02 am by pj

New AMA survey illustrates tech expectations of a growing number of physiciansCHICAGO - Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 201.... Read More

CHC Healthcare Hiring Event in Winter Garden

Feb 05, 2020 at 10:00 pm by pj

  Saturday, February 29th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Community Health Centers, Inc. is hosting a hiring even.... Read More

Proposed Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D: Hopes for Better Coverage, More Access, Improved Transparency

Feb 05, 2020 at 09:36 pm by pj

  Proposed rule and Advance Notice continue to strengthen the popular private Medicare health and drug plans Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (C.... Read More

UF Health The Villages® Hospital Freestanding ER Now Seeing Patients

Feb 05, 2020 at 12:58 am by pj

  THE VILLAGES, Fla. — UF Health has officially opened its newest freestanding emergency room, providing convenient access to high-quality health care for area res.... Read More

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

Feb 04, 2020 at 12:06 pm by pj

  Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Image by Maria Fabrizio   Dr. Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest.... Read More

Ocala Regional Medical Center Now Offers TCAR Procedure

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:57 am by pj

  OCALA - Ocala Regional Medical Center now offers a newer minimally invasive procedure, Trans Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), to treat carotid artery disease a.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Celebrates the Opening of New Inpatient Rehab Center

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:49 am by pj

 Chester Lemon, 65, of Tavares, uses the ArmeoSpring system for the first time.      In January, the community joined AdventHealth Waterman to celebrate.... Read More

AdventHealth Expanding Network with ER and Health Park

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:46 am by pj

   ER, primary and specialty services to fill local care gap in fast-growing Clermont   CLERMONT – AdventHealth is making a $35 million investment in t.... Read More

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:33 am by pj

    February 7, 2020 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To raise awareness and prevent the transmission of the HIV virus, the Area 7 program of the Florida.... Read More

Physician Burnout: What Will Happen If This Trend Doesn’t Change?

Feb 03, 2020 at 12:18 am by nbram14

Physicians are 15 times more likely to experience symptoms of burnout than professionalism any other field.   This comes directly from a report by Allscripts, one.... Read More

Cannabis and CBD: a Practical Guide on the History and Uses

Feb 02, 2020 at 03:00 pm by pj

    CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of the major components of the cannabis plant. Typically used in the production of oils and tinctures, the substance is ga.... Read More

How to Deal with the Flu

Feb 02, 2020 at 01:37 am by pj

    Adel Eldin, MD FACC FACP, MBA, GGAFollow   Antibiotics will not help in case of cold or flu as they are caused by viruses. There are.... Read More

Florida: State of Tobacco Control 2020 Report

Jan 30, 2020 at 01:43 am by pj

The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control” 2020 shows the progress and failures of the states and the federal government to prevent and reduc.... Read More

Your Local American Lung Association: When You Can’t Breathe, Nothing Else Matters

Jan 30, 2020 at 12:15 am by LungsOrlando

By JANELLE HOM  The American Lung Association…it’s an organization you’ve heard of and know it is a trusted name. This organization has been around fo.... Read More

Demystifying Infertility: New Book Offers Guidance for a Challenging Medical Journey

Jan 29, 2020 at 10:31 pm by pj

  A new book from infertility expert Dr. Mark P. Trolice of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center tells patients what they need to know—and avoid—in their quest for.... Read More

Florida Company, IRIS, Selected as a Microsoft AI for Health Grantee

Jan 29, 2020 at 03:36 pm by pj

  PENSACOLA - Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS), the industry leader in telemedicine solutions for diabetic retinal evaluation, was announced as a gra.... Read More

Complexities in Medicare Advantage Options may Discourage Seniors from Comparing Plans

Jan 28, 2020 at 10:56 pm by pj

CLEARWATER - Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MAOEP) is from January 1 – March 31. It’s a time when seniors can potentially save money and gain benefits..... Read More

AMA Foundation Launches New Initiative to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Jan 28, 2020 at 08:00 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF) has announced that John D. Evans, telecommunications pioneer, internationally-recognized business executiv.... Read More

Central Florida Regional Hospital Welcomes New Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon

Jan 27, 2020 at 03:16 am by Melissa

Cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon Tuan Nguyenduy, M.D., has joined Florida Heart & Lung Institute of Central Florida and the medical staff at Central Florida Regional Ho.... Read More