Volusia-Brevard Local News

First Dementia-Friendly Dining Option Now Available in Orlando

Feb 12, 2020 at 11:44 am by pj

  The Meatball Stoppe becomes first restaurant in Central Florida to offer specialized service   The Meatball Stoppe owners and chefs Isabella and Jeff Morgia per.... Read More

When it Comes to the New Coronavirus, Just Who is a ‘Close Contact’?

Feb 11, 2020 at 09:10 pm by pj

  Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News Even as U.S. authorities have taken the drastic steps of quarantining residents returning from China, and temporarily bann.... Read More

How Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit

Feb 11, 2020 at 01:20 am by pj

    JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News, Graphic by Matt Chinworth  When a human heart was left behind by mistake on a Southwest Airlines plane in 2018, transp.... Read More

February 2020 Digital Edition

Feb 10, 2020 at 05:30 am by Katy

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In Fierce Debate, Democratic Candidates Expand Health Agenda Arguments

Feb 10, 2020 at 12:21 am by pj

Democratic presidential candidates (left to right) Andrew Yang, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Eliz.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center and American Heart Association Bring Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI)® to Brevard

Feb 07, 2020 at 12:57 pm by pj

  Parrish Medical Center (PMC) is pleased to announce a partnership with the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical® to save more lives following a cardiac a.... Read More

First-of-its-kind Study Reveals Pairing OBs with Mental Health Professionals Increases Likelihood of Identifying, Treating Depression

Feb 07, 2020 at 12:49 pm by pj

  Depression in women is a common problem not only after pregnancy but also during pregnancy. If not treated, it can have a serious and potentially dangerous impact.... Read More

Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians

Feb 07, 2020 at 03:02 am by pj

New AMA survey illustrates tech expectations of a growing number of physiciansCHICAGO - Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 201.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation and Parrish Medical Center Auxiliary Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Feb 06, 2020 at 03:26 pm by pj

  Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) and Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Auxiliary are now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors who plan to pursu.... Read More

Parrish Medical Group Addresses Digestive Health with New Specialist Physician

Feb 05, 2020 at 09:53 pm by pj

  A hesitancy shared by many people to speak about gastrointestinal problems – even with their physicians – means many are living with discomfort that c.... Read More

Proposed Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D: Hopes for Better Coverage, More Access, Improved Transparency

Feb 05, 2020 at 09:36 pm by pj

  Proposed rule and Advance Notice continue to strengthen the popular private Medicare health and drug plans Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (C.... Read More

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

Feb 04, 2020 at 12:06 pm by pj

  Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Image by Maria Fabrizio   Dr. Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest.... Read More

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:33 am by pj

    February 7, 2020 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To raise awareness and prevent the transmission of the HIV virus, the Area 7 program of the Florida.... Read More

Physician Burnout: What Will Happen If This Trend Doesn’t Change?

Feb 03, 2020 at 12:18 am by nbram14

Physicians are 15 times more likely to experience symptoms of burnout than professionalism any other field.   This comes directly from a report by Allscripts, one.... Read More

How to Deal with the Flu

Feb 02, 2020 at 01:37 am by pj

    Adel Eldin, MD FACC FACP, MBA, GGAFollow   Antibiotics will not help in case of cold or flu as they are caused by viruses. There are.... Read More

Florida: State of Tobacco Control 2020 Report

Jan 30, 2020 at 01:43 am by pj

The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control” 2020 shows the progress and failures of the states and the federal government to prevent and reduc.... Read More

Your Local American Lung Association: When You Can’t Breathe, Nothing Else Matters

Jan 30, 2020 at 12:15 am by LungsOrlando

By JANELLE HOM  The American Lung Association…it’s an organization you’ve heard of and know it is a trusted name. This organization has been around fo.... Read More

Demystifying Infertility: New Book Offers Guidance for a Challenging Medical Journey

Jan 29, 2020 at 10:31 pm by pj

  A new book from infertility expert Dr. Mark P. Trolice of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center tells patients what they need to know—and avoid—in their quest for.... Read More

Florida Company, IRIS, Selected as a Microsoft AI for Health Grantee

Jan 29, 2020 at 03:36 pm by pj

  PENSACOLA - Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS), the industry leader in telemedicine solutions for diabetic retinal evaluation, was announced as a gra.... Read More

Complexities in Medicare Advantage Options may Discourage Seniors from Comparing Plans

Jan 28, 2020 at 10:56 pm by pj

CLEARWATER - Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MAOEP) is from January 1 – March 31. It’s a time when seniors can potentially save money and gain benefits..... Read More