Volusia-Brevard Local News

Florida DOH Establishes Coronavirus Call Center

Mar 03, 2020 at 04:10 pm by pj

    To better serve and assist residents regarding concerns about the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), the Florida Department of Health has established a Call Center t.... Read More

Nursing Home Outbreak Spotlights Coronavirus Risk In Elder Care Facilities

Mar 03, 2020 at 01:09 pm by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  An outbreak of coronavirus disease in a nursing home near Seattle is prompting urgent calls for precautionary tactics at Ameri.... Read More

Analysis: One Sure Thing About COVID-19: No Telling How Many People Have It

Mar 03, 2020 at 12:59 pm by pj

  Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News  It has been nearly three months since the first cases of a new coronavirus pneumonia appeared in Wuhan, China, and it is.... Read More

Department of Health Announces First Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Florida

Mar 02, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health (Department) has announced the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in F.... Read More

As The Coronavirus Spreads, Americans Lose Ground Against Other Health Threats

Feb 27, 2020 at 02:39 pm by pj

    Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  For much of the 20th century, medical progress seemed limitless. Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vacci.... Read More

Needy Patients ‘Caught In The Middle’ As Insurance Titan Drops Doctors

Feb 27, 2020 at 02:33 pm by pj

      Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News    BAYONNE, N.J. — For five years, Rasha Salama has taken her two children to Dr. Inas Wassef, a pe.... Read More

Podcast Available with Senator Bill Frist, MD, on COVID-19 with guest Dr. Tom Frieden, Former Director, CDC

Feb 27, 2020 at 01:02 pm by pj

  Senator Bill Frist is no stranger to American health and healthcare. He is an accomplished heart and lung transplant surgeon, as well as a two-term former United Sta.... Read More

Turnkey Project Management for Real Estate

Feb 26, 2020 at 05:00 pm by pj

    What it is and why you need it!   By FRANK RICCI   Today I would like to introduce you to the concept of “Turnkey Project Management (TPM).... Read More

Urgent Care Industry Grows to More than 9,000 Centers Nationwide

Feb 26, 2020 at 12:50 am by pj

  Trends show increased focus on antibiotic stewardship, expanding access to telemedicine services   According to the annual Benchmarking Report from the Urgent C.... Read More

HHS Issues Strategy to Improve Care for Patients by Reducing Clinician Burdens

Feb 25, 2020 at 06:48 pm by pj

  As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen the relationship between patients and their doctors, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today.... Read More

U.S. Medical Panel Thinks Twice About Pushing Cognitive Screening For Dementia

Feb 25, 2020 at 03:35 pm by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   A leading group of medical experts on Tuesday declined to endorse cognitive screening for older adults, fueling a debate tha.... Read More

NORCAL Group to be Acquired by ProAssurance

Feb 21, 2020 at 09:24 pm by pj

  ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE: PRA) and NORCAL Group (NORCAL) announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which NORCAL would become a part of ProAssurance i.... Read More

Neulife Rehab Announces New President, Tera Welch

Feb 21, 2020 at 08:50 pm by pj

  Immediately Providing Executive, Sales and Marketing Leadership    MT. DORA, FL, February 20, 2020 – NeuLife Rehab in Mount Dora, FL, one of the nati.... Read More

Scalpels Out: Democrats Make Slashing Attacks On Health Care Plans

Feb 20, 2020 at 04:00 pm by pj

  Democratic presidential candidates (from left) Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Pet.... Read More

Facts Vs. Fears: Five Things To Help Weigh Your Coronavirus Risk

Feb 18, 2020 at 04:57 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News,     The news about the novel coronavirus in China grows more urgent daily. The number of related deaths is now greater.... Read More

Accelerated Resolution Therapy Brings Relief to Caregivers Struggling with Complicated Grief 

Feb 18, 2020 at 01:32 pm by pj

  For many people who are dealing with the loss of a spouse or close relative, time does not heal their pain. About 10-15 percent of people experience what is known as&n.... Read More

New Study Shows Pregnancy-Related Hospital Deaths Declining, Rising Dramatically at Home

Feb 16, 2020 at 07:52 pm by pj

  While the number of pregnancy-related deaths around the world is declining, the maternal mortality rate in the United States continues to be a problem, more than doubl.... Read More

Zumpano Patricios Return as Presenting Sponsor for Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Golf Classic April 3

Feb 14, 2020 at 06:31 pm by pj

  Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) has announced the law firm of Zumpano Patricios as the presenting sponsor for the annual Fran Gerrett Memorial Go.... Read More

Florida DOH Reminder about Bats

Feb 14, 2020 at 01:59 am by pj

With the arrival of spring in Florida, bats will become active and seek locations inside homes and buildings. The Florida Department of Health in Orange County.... Read More

How to Talk to Patients About Nutrition and Diet

Feb 13, 2020 at 11:21 am by pj

  By KERIN TORPEY BASHAW   No more powerful an approach exists to preventing or even reversing heart disease than improving lifestyle, especially nutrition and di.... Read More