Aflac Awards $100,000 Community CareGrant, for Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation

Sep 23, 2022 at 02:52 pm by pj

  Aflac has awarded a $100,000 Community CareGrant to Libby’s Breast Cancer Foundation in a ceremony held September 22 presenting the check and christening a new p.... Read More

In Other Words with Dr. Lisa Spector, MD

Sep 22, 2022 at 11:05 pm by pj

Parents, Give Yourself Grace (and Space) for Mental Wellness Dr. Lisa Spector, MD, FAAP, is Division Chief of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nemours Children&rsqu.... Read More

Study evaluates college football players’ positions for risk of concussions

Sep 22, 2022 at 11:05 am by pj

  A new research study looks inside the brains of college football athletes to measure levels of traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomarkers by player position. This study,.... Read More

Orlando can reduce deaths from women’s cancers. Here’s how. 

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:49 am by pj

  By Nancy G. Brinker Black and Hispanic women in Orlando are dying at a disproportionate rate — as they are around the nation — of breast and cervical canc.... Read More

FBI Notice: Unpatched and Outdated Medical Devices Provide Cyber Attack Opportunities

Sep 21, 2022 at 02:03 pm by pj

Please contact the FBI with any questions related to this Private Industry Notification via your local FBI Cyber Squad.   Threat&n.... Read More

Genetic Tests Create Treatment Opportunities and Confusion for Breast Cancer Patients

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:39 am by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News   The past decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of genetic tests, including new instruments to inform patients wh.... Read More

Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia

Sep 21, 2022 at 10:55 am by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News    During the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that air pollution harms older adults’ brai.... Read More

Expanded Education Benefits Set Team Members Up for Success at Orlando Health

Sep 21, 2022 at 10:35 am by pj

  New Benefits Include GED Completion and English Language Courses   Building on an already robust menu of education benefits, Orlando Health is rolling out oppor.... Read More

AMA: Physicians Propelling Health Care’s Digital Transformation

Sep 21, 2022 at 12:27 am by pj

New research shows digital health adoption reaches new heights among physiciansCHICAGO – Physicians are increasingly seeing the advantages of digital health solutions si.... Read More

Vroom! Vroom! Iron Pigs Club Raises Funds for Art Therapy at Nemours Children’s Health

Sep 21, 2022 at 12:25 am by pj

  The Iron Pigs Orlando, SJR, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit chapter of the Iron Pigs Motorcycle Club, hosts an annual fundraising event benefiting Nemours Children’s H.... Read More

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Provides Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors with Free Skin Cancer Screenings for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 21, 2022 at 12:21 am by pj

  Physician-led network offering complimentary skin cancer screenings across its network of clinics throughout October   In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.... Read More

Annette Seabrook, MPT, MHA, FACHE Named President of New Orlando Health Rehabilitation Institute

Sep 21, 2022 at 12:18 am by pj

   Annette Seabrook, MPT, MHA, FACHE has been named president of Orlando Health’s new rehabilitation institute. Located on the Orlando Health – Hea.... Read More

Patient Satisfaction Surveys Earn a Zero on Tracking Whether Hospitals Deliver Culturally Competent Care

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:21 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News   Each day, thousands of patients get a call or letter after being discharged from U.S. hospitals. How did th.... Read More

Private Equity Sees the Billions in Eye Care as Firms Target High-Profit Procedures

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:11 pm by pj

  By Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News   Christina Green hoped cataract surgery would clear up her cloudy vision, which had worsened after she took a dru.... Read More

Doctors Rush to Use Supreme Court Ruling to Escape Opioid Charges

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:06 pm by pj

  By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News   Dr. Nelson Onaro conceded last summer that he’d written illegal prescriptions, although he said he was thi.... Read More

Newborns Get Routine Heel Blood Tests, but Should States Keep Those Samples?

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:03 pm by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News   Close to 4 million babies are born in the United States every year, and within their first 48 hours near.... Read More

Court Ruling May Spur Competitive Health Plans to Bring Back Copays for Preventive Services

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:01 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Tom and Mary Jo York are a health-conscious couple, going in for annual physicals and periodic colorectal cancer screeni.... Read More

AMA: Physician Burnout Rate Spikes to New Height

Sep 20, 2022 at 10:54 pm by pj

  New study concludes COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing system issues that drive burnoutCHICAGO - The burnout rate among physicians in the United States spiked.... Read More

New Abortion Laws Jeopardize Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Patients

Sep 20, 2022 at 10:50 pm by pj

  By Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News   As abortion bans go into effect across a contiguous swath of the South, cancer physicians are wrestling w.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health, Florida hires Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon

Sep 16, 2022 at 04:11 pm by pj

  Nemours Children’s Health has recruited Angelo Alberto Leto Barone, M.D. Dr. Leto Barone is a surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery in ch.... Read More