North Central Florida Local News

Independent Physician Spotlight

Dec 24, 2018 at 11:15 pm by Staff

. Matthew M. Antonucci, DC, DACNB, FACFN, FICC, learned an important lesson as a youngster from his grandfather. After learning how to use a nail and hammer, his grandfather h.... Read More

DOH Marion County Announces Mobile Health Unit Dates

Dec 20, 2018 at 12:57 am by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit has scheduled its locations for January and February. The bus will provide immunizations and other.... Read More

ACOs, Medical Marijuana, and the Prohibition Hangover

Dec 18, 2018 at 09:06 pm by Staff

See what happens when data is captured By MICHAEL PATTERSON ACOs, or Accountable Care Organizations, are a growing influence on current healthcare. Their power over decis.... Read More

Cardiothoracic Surgery Program earns highest rating from Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Dec 11, 2018 at 08:26 pm by Staff

Ocala Health's Cardiothoracic Surgery program has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in iso.... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Helps Protects New Mothers

Dec 11, 2018 at 07:46 pm by Staff

. A disturbing trend in American medicine over the past 15 years has been a steady increase in the number of women suffering serious injury or death following childbirth. In f.... Read More

Curaleaf Unveils Ocala's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Dec 04, 2018 at 08:44 pm by Staff

Company's Aggressive Growth in Florida Continues with the Opening of its 18th Location . OCALA - Tuesday, December 11th, Curaleaf, Ocala's first medical marijuana dispensary.... Read More

Coping with Holiday Stress and Depression

Dec 04, 2018 at 08:28 pm by Staff

For many, the holiday season is a time for festivities with friends and family. But for others, this time can bring on or worsen stress, anxiety and depression. Managing men.... Read More

Marion County's World's Greatest Baby Shower Returns for Third Year

Dec 03, 2018 at 10:34 pm by Staff

. Families expecting a new child soon have some additional good news; Marion County's World's Greatest Baby Shower is back for the third year in a row. Organized through the.... Read More

Applications Sought for Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Ocala Regional

Dec 03, 2018 at 09:58 pm by Staff

. The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program, based at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL, has received initial accreditation and is seeking immediate applicants..... Read More

Local Hospital Security Ranked No. 23 in National Security Report

Nov 20, 2018 at 08:11 pm by Staff

The Safety, Security, and Emergency Management Teams at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital have been named number 23 on the 2018 Security.... Read More

Marion County Residents Remain Under Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory

Nov 15, 2018 at 04:06 pm by Staff

. Even though weather is turning cooler outside, residents should continue to take precautions against mosquitoes when outdoors. Three Marion County horses tested positive f.... Read More

Marion County DOH Encourages Residents to Learn Diabetic Risks

Nov 13, 2018 at 11:37 pm by Staff

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County recognizes November as National Diabetes Month, a time set aside every year to raise awareness about diabetes and promote.... Read More

With Hospitalization Losing Favor, Judges Order Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

Nov 13, 2018 at 11:27 pm by Staff

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News When mental illness hijacks Margaret Rodgers' mind, she acts out. Rodgers, 35, lives with depression and bipolar disorder. When.... Read More

An Underused Strategy For Surge In STDs: Treat Patients' Partners Without A Doctor Visit

Nov 13, 2018 at 11:19 pm by Staff

Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their.... Read More

VITAS Healthcare Boosts Heart Care and Education in Lake and Sumter Counties with $50,000 Donation

Nov 12, 2018 at 10:37 am by Staff

In its first year of operation in Florida's Lake and Sumter counties, VITAS Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, is partnering with the American Hear.... Read More

Hello? It's I, Robot, And Have I Got An Insurance Plan For You!

Nov 06, 2018 at 09:46 pm by Staff

Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News "Anna" will not stop calling. She really, really wants to sell you health insurance. What a lot of consumers really, really want is.... Read More

Ocala Health RN and Nurse Tech Hiring Event

Nov 06, 2018 at 09:22 pm by Staff

. Ocala Health is growing! Join us for our RN and Nurse Tech hiring event THIS Thursday, November 8 between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to meet with recruiters and nursing leaders.... Read More

Mistletoe Trot 5K & 10K Race Has Rich History in the Community

Nov 06, 2018 at 09:15 pm by Staff

. Leesburg -- The Mistletoe Trot 5K and 10K Race was created by Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) more than two decades ago to give local runners a race on their home.... Read More

Florida Hospital Ocala Volunteer Group Nationally Recognized for Community Service

Nov 02, 2018 at 10:02 pm by Staff

. Florida Hospital Ocala is honored to announce the hospital's team of volunteers was named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) 2018 Hospital Awards.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Delivers Another Successful EXPO Medical Trade Show!

Nov 02, 2018 at 08:53 pm by Staff

. True to form, Lake-Sumter County Medical Society hit it out of the park, offering quality exhibitors, great food & cocktails and plenty of prizes for practice management.... Read More

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