Volusia-Brevard Local News

OMNI Healthcare Now Offering Pfizer Vaccine to Children 5-11 at All Pediatrics Offices and Walk-in Vaccination Clinic 

Nov 13, 2021 at 06:41 pm by pj

  MELBOURNE  -  OMNI Healthcare has received a substantial supply of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children age 5 through 11 and is now administerin.... Read More

CMS Repeals MCIT/R&N Rule; Will Consider Other Coverage Pathways to Enhance Access to Innovative Medical Devices

Nov 13, 2021 at 04:43 pm by pj

  The Agency will explore evidence-based approaches that protect people with Medicare The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) is rescinding the Medicare Co.... Read More

Lauren and Lee Fixel Foundation Establish the Fixel Brain Mapping Professorship

Nov 12, 2021 at 08:38 pm by pj

By Todd Taylor Aysegul Gunduz, Ph.D., an associate professor in University of Florida’s J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, was nam.... Read More

What’s Next for Florida Nurse Staffing in the Wake of Delta 

Nov 10, 2021 at 11:29 am by pj

  By JENNIFER POMIETLO   The tide of coronavirus cases once again is receding in Florida, and with it, the demand for traveling healthcare professionals. However,.... Read More

As Overdose Deaths Soar, DEA-Wary Pharmacies Shy From Dispensing Addiction Medication

Nov 10, 2021 at 11:25 am by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News When Martin Njoku saw opioid addiction devastate his West Virginia community, he felt compelled to help. This was the place.... Read More

‘Covid Hit Us Over the Head With a Two-by-Four’: Addressing Ageism With Urgency

Nov 10, 2021 at 11:20 am by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Earlier this year, the World Health Organization announced a global campaign to combat ageism — discrimination against.... Read More

Medication-Assisted Treatment Center Now Open in Port Orange

Nov 09, 2021 at 09:43 am by pj

New center offers outpatient care for adults who are struggling with opioid addiction   PORT ORANGE — Adults in the Port Orange area who have been struggling with.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare’s Conversion for Former Parrish Health & Fitness Center into an Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center of Excellence is Underway

Nov 09, 2021 at 02:36 am by pj

Parrish Healthcare, in a press release dated April 8, 2021, announced its plan to convert the former Parrish Health & Fitness Center, located at 2210 Cheney Hwy (Hwy. 50),.... Read More

Taking a Closer Look at Trauma-informed Care

Nov 06, 2021 at 09:28 am by pj

  By JOY CHUBA, LCSW The first time we meet with a healthcare provider, we’re likely to be asked a series of questions. What is your age, sex, height, weight, rac.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Center at Port Canaveral Reopens to the Public

Nov 04, 2021 at 10:03 pm by pj

        TITUSVILLE — After a 21-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Parrish Healthcare Center at Port Canaveral will reopen to the publ.... Read More