Volusia-Brevard Local News

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Announces Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Recipients

Oct 27, 2022 at 12:44 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) recently awarded $10,000 in Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarships to five exceptional college students th.... Read More

AdventHealth opens Port Orange Health Park

Oct 25, 2022 at 10:18 am by pj

PORT ORANGE — AdventHealth has opened the doors of its Port Orange Health Park, offering a variety of medical specialties to serve the residents of east Volusia County.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Offers Low-cost 3D Mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:45 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare is offering low-cost three-dimensional (3D) mammograms during the month of October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month..... Read More

Eric Lunde named president and CEO of AdventHealth DeLand

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:40 pm by pj

  DeLAND — AdventHealth has named Eric Lunde president and CEO of AdventHealth DeLand. He will report to Lorenzo Brown, president/CEO for AdventHeal.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Welcomes Ajit Janardhan, MD, PhD, Board Certified Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Sep 14, 2022 at 04:08 pm by pj

     TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare and Parrish Medical Group are pleased to welcome Ajit Janardhan, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiova.... Read More

‘Transitional Care Unit’ opens at AdventHealth DeLand

Aug 09, 2022 at 10:23 am by pj

    The unit will serve patients as they transition from the hospital to home.   DeLAND  — AdventHealth DeLand has opened a skilled nursing.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Accepting Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Applications

Jul 11, 2022 at 11:11 am by pj

TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) is now accepting applications for Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarships.  Applicants must be residen.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Foundation Receives Donation To Support Grieving Children

Jul 01, 2022 at 08:35 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – St. Francis Reflections Foundation has received a grant from the Geraldine L. Cabic Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation for Brev.... Read More

Kids and Mental Health: Tell Them It’s Okay Not to Feel Okay

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:49 pm by pj

  By Corrie Kindyl, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, ACS   From economic instability to at-home isolation, the COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on America’s collect.... Read More

HIPAA Compliant Telehealth: How-To’s and Don’t Do’s

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:35 pm by pj

  By TERRY MCFARLAND   In the midst of all the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one bright spot is the increased availability of HIPAA compliant telehealth.... Read More

Alzheimer’s Prevention: Lifestyle Changes to Make for Better Brain Health

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:23 pm by pj

  By BEAU HERMAN Just as we have found ways to reduce heart disease risk, researchers increasingly are finding evidence that there may be steps we can take to reduce ou.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Behind Bars Rise as Drug Crisis Swells

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:13 pm by pj

  By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Annissa Holland should be excited her son is coming home from prison after four long years of incarceration. Instead, she’.... Read More

Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:04 pm by pj

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overc.... Read More

Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:53 pm by pj

  //   By Phillip Reese, Kaiser Health News A recent survey from the Guttmacher Institute documented an 8% rise in the number of abortions.... Read More

Five Things to Know Now That the Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:49 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight and Rachana Pradhan and Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Ja.... Read More

Genetic Screening Results Just Got Harder to Handle Under New Abortion Rules

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:45 pm by pj

By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News Ann was 15 weeks pregnant with her fourth child when the results of her prenatal genetic test came back last August. The test su.... Read More

CDC Assisting FDOH with Historic Meningococcal Disease Outbreak in Florida

Jun 22, 2022 at 11:30 pm by pj

Gay and bisexual men urged to get vaccinated if living in Florida, or talk with their healthcare provider about vaccination if traveling to Florida   The Cent.... Read More

Omni Healthcare Offering COVID Vaccines for Young Children

Jun 22, 2022 at 03:30 pm by pj


100 Million People in America Are Saddled with Health Care Debt

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:41 pm by pj

By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health President & CEO Named to ’50 Most Influential Clinical Executives’

Jun 21, 2022 at 04:40 pm by pj

  Modern Healthcare lists R. Lawrence Moss, MD among elite group   Modern Healthcare has named R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP, president & CEO of.... Read More

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