Volusia-Brevard Local News

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Nov 30, 2020 at 02:00 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 999,319 Total resident deaths: 18,597 Total resident hospitalizations: 54,864.... Read More

For Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic, Virus Resurgence Is ‘Paralyzing’

Nov 24, 2020 at 02:37 pm by pj

  By Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News For Christina Nester, the pandemic lull in Massachusetts lasted about three months through summer into early fall. In late.... Read More

Parents Complain That Pediatricians, Wary of COVID, Shift Sick Kids to Urgent Care

Nov 24, 2020 at 02:09 pm by pj

  By Kristy P. Kennedy, Kaiser Health News A mom of eight boys, Kim Gudgeon was at her wits’ end when she called her family doctor in suburban Chicago to sch.... Read More

In the Modern Approach to Diabetic Management, What Does ‘Good Control’ really Mean?

Nov 23, 2020 at 01:26 am by pj

“In Other Words” with Matthew Shlapack, MD  In the Modern Approach to Diabetic Management, What Does ‘Good Control’ really Mean?   Dr. Mat.... Read More

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

Nov 22, 2020 at 10:08 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to d.... Read More

Florida’s New Hospital Industry Head Ran Medicaid in State, Fought Expansion

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:59 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News With its choice of a new leader, the Florida Hospital Association has signaled that seeking legislative approval to expand M.... Read More

Take It From an Expert: Fauci’s Hierarchy of Safety During COVID

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:56 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News As a health journalist, a physician and a former foreign correspondent who lived through SARS in Beijing, I often get.... Read More

People Proving to Be Weakest Link for Apps Tracking COVID Exposure

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:51 pm by pj

    By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News The app builders had planned for pranksters, ensuring that only people with verified COVID-19 cases could trigge.... Read More

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:45 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclos.... Read More

Government-Funded Scientists Laid the Groundwork for Billion-Dollar Vaccines

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:38 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News When he started researching a troublesome childhood infection nearly four decades ago, virologist Dr. Barney Graham, then at.... Read More

Push Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians’ High Heart Risks

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:33 pm by pj

  By Vignesh Ramachandran, Kaiser Health News For years, Sharad Acharya’s frequent hikes in the mountains outside Denver would leave him short of breath. But.... Read More

Update iOS Now to Address a Number of Security Vulnerabilities

Nov 22, 2020 at 01:50 am by pj

  By James Gentry, Atlantic Data Team    If you use an Apple device running iOS, then you'll want to update to the latest version (14.2) immediately.  .... Read More

COVID-19 Reveals Important Use Cases for Blockchain in Healthcare 

Nov 18, 2020 at 12:21 am by pj

  By Brett Furst  No longer “a solution in search of a problem,” blockchain technology has emerged as the best option for several key healthc.... Read More

The Passing of Dr. Harry Moulis

Nov 18, 2020 at 12:01 am by pj

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of long-time Volusia County Medical Society member Harry Moulis, MD. Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Dr..... Read More

Independent Testing: Medical Grade Face Mask with Patented Graphene Oxide Technology Destroys COVID-19 and Flu Droplets

Nov 17, 2020 at 02:53 pm by pj

  Features Highest quality anti-viral, anti-bacterial Graphene Oxide from South Korea used in patented process to create affordable, reusable and washable mask that bloc.... Read More

What Doctors Aren’t Always Taught: How to Spot Racism in Health Care

Nov 17, 2020 at 01:30 pm by pj

  By Elizabeth Lawrence, Kaiser Health News Betial Asmerom, a fourth-year medical student at the University of California-San Diego, didn’t have the slightes.... Read More

How to Optimize Care Delivery in 2021? Look to Advanced Practice Providers

Nov 17, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  COVID-19 has amplified the growing importance of advanced practice providers as demands for healthcare increase and a national physician shortage looms   A new.... Read More

Lilly COVID-19 Antibody Therapy Emergency Use Authorization Update

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:54 am by pj

This week marks an important milestone in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h.... Read More

Pharma Pro Brings Experience to Digital Pill Company

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:44 am by pj

  Valerie Sullivan was recently appointed President and CEO of central Florida-based digital health company etectRx. With its roots at the University of Florida’s.... Read More

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID’s Next Round

Nov 17, 2020 at 02:23 am by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News In the middle of the night, Stefania Silvestri lies in bed remembering her elderly patients’ cries. “Help me.&r.... Read More