Volusia-Brevard Local News

Election Gift for Florida? Trump Poised to Approve Drug Imports From Canada

Sep 19, 2020 at 05:40 pm by pj

   By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  Over the objections of drugmakers, the Trump administration is expected within weeks to finalize its plan t.... Read More

A Pandemic Upshot: Seniors Are Having Second Thoughts About Where to Live

Sep 19, 2020 at 05:35 pm by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Where do we want to live in the years ahead? Older adults are asking this question anew in light of the ongoing toll of the coronav.... Read More

In Face of COVID Threat, More Dialysis Patients Bring Treatment Home

Sep 19, 2020 at 05:20 pm by pj

  By Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News NIPOMO, Calif. — After Maria Duenas was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about a decade ago, she managed the disea.... Read More

Students’ Mass Migration Back to College Gets a Failing Grade

Sep 19, 2020 at 05:10 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News Who thought it would be a good idea to move thousands of teenagers and young adults across the country to college campuses.... Read More

Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and ‘Feel Cared For’

Sep 19, 2020 at 05:03 pm by pj

  By Rachel Scheier, Kaiser Health News From the moment she learned she was pregnant late last year, TaNefer Camara knew she didn’t want to have her baby in.... Read More

Lack of Antigen Test Reporting Leaves Country ‘Blind to the Pandemic’

Sep 19, 2020 at 04:55 pm by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber and Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News More than 20 states either don’t release or have incomplete da.... Read More

New Dental Treatment Helps Fill Cavities and Insurance Gaps for Seniors

Sep 19, 2020 at 04:47 pm by pj

  By Michelle Crouch, Kaiser Health News Dental hygienist Jennifer Geiselhofer often cleans the teeth of senior patients who can’t easily get to a dentist&rs.... Read More

etectRxTM Announces Clinical Study Aimed at Improving Medication Adherence 

Sep 18, 2020 at 01:16 am by pj

  ID-Cap™ System Will Allow Clinicians to Remotely Track Ingestion Events and Provide Feedback to Patients   &nb.... Read More

DrySee® Launches Patented Waterproof Bandage with Drainage Indicator 

Sep 18, 2020 at 01:07 am by pj

  Proprietary liquid indicating gauze changes color when bandage needs changing      DrySee®, a medical technology company dedicated to improvi.... Read More

DOL Narrows Definition of Healthcare Provider Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Sep 17, 2020 at 12:53 pm by pj

  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medi.... Read More

NIH ‘Very Concerned’ About Serious Side Effect in Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

Sep 16, 2020 at 09:53 am by pj

  By Arthur Allen and Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coron.... Read More

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Sep 16, 2020 at 09:33 am by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk and Katheryn Houghton and Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News The staff at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is accustome.... Read More

An Alarming Trend and How You Can Disrupt It 

Sep 16, 2020 at 12:28 am by pj

  Odds are you have treated a trafficking victim in your practice       By JAN EDWARDS, President, Paving the Way Foundation, Inc.   .... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Board Votes No Taxes for 26th year in a Row

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:01 pm by pj

  Brevard’s most nationally recognized hospital for quality, safety and experience   For the 26th straight year, no taxes will be assessed to support operat.... Read More

Substance Use Disorders Linked to COVID-19 Susceptibility

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:53 am by pj

By analyzing the non-identifiable electronic health records (EHR) of millions of patients in the United States, the team of investigators revealed that while individuals with.... Read More

5 Tax-Saving Strategies for Medical Professionals

Sep 14, 2020 at 01:45 pm by pj

  Taxes are inevitable and we all have to pay them; though many people are surprised to find that they are paying more taxes than they should. While everyone has to pay.... Read More

AdventHealth Invests $1.2 billion in Central Floridians, Generates $9.5 billion

Sep 14, 2020 at 01:07 pm by pj

The health care organization’s annual Community Investment Report details charity care, financial support of local nonprofits and other investments. AdventHealth i.... Read More

Kids Are Missing Critical Windows for Lead Testing Due to Pandemic

Sep 14, 2020 at 01:10 am by pj

  By Brie Zeltner, Kaiser Health News CLEVELAND — Families skipping or delaying pediatric appointments for their young children because of the pandemic are m.... Read More

Let’s Use the State of SNF Therapy Today as a Springboard for More Positive Outcomes 

Sep 12, 2020 at 04:03 pm by pj

  By Ian Oppel   There’s no question that therapy today in skilled nursing facilities looks vastly different than it did several months ago (and for many ye.... Read More

Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:43 am by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center were on edge as early as March when patients with COVID-19 began to show up in.... Read More