Volusia-Brevard Local News

Federal Speech Rulings May Embolden Health Care Workers to Call Out Safety Issues

Jul 11, 2021 at 03:48 pm by pj

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Karen Jo Young wrote a letter to her local newspaper criticizing executives at the hospital where she worked as an activities coordin.... Read More

Deep brain stimulation settings may be successfully managed at home after surgery, study shows

Jul 10, 2021 at 10:09 am by pj

Michelle Jaffe New research published today shows that people receiving deep brain stimulation, or DBS, for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease may be managed successf.... Read More

AMA Announces Update to Guidance for Evaluating and Rating Permanent Impairment

Jul 09, 2021 at 11:25 am by pj

The 13-member AMA Guides Editorial Panel has approved and issued the first content updates to the “AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairme.... Read More

A New Kind of Surge in Florida

Jul 09, 2021 at 09:51 am by pj

  By IMRAN CHAUDHRY   While the COVID-19 pandemic is waning, the demand for travel nurses and allied professionals is surging once again at Florida’s hospit.... Read More

AdventHealth reports findings of Delta, Gamma and other variants of concern in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Jul 09, 2021 at 09:35 am by pj

Doctors say vaccines will not only protect the community, but help reduce more mutations of the virus   ORLANDO, Fla., July 8, 2021 – The number of COVID-19.... Read More

LED Fixture Continuously Disinfects All Airborne Viruses

Jul 09, 2021 at 05:45 am by pj

UVC light inactivates viruses and other airborne pathogens, improving indoor safety    By DEL WILLIAMS   With healthcare p.... Read More

Patients with Severe COVID-19 Twice as Likely to Require Future Hospitalizations for Other Illnesses

Jul 06, 2021 at 11:12 am by pj

By JILL PEASE People who have recovered from a bout of severe COVID-19 may still have reason for concern about their health. A new University of Florida study has found t.... Read More

AI Technique Reveals Dysfunctional Gut Microbiome Bacteria’s Role in Depression and High Blood Pressure

Jul 05, 2021 at 09:45 pm by pj

  By DOUG BENNETT To solve the elusive medical mystery of why many adults have both high blood pressure and depression, University of Florida Health researchers took a.... Read More

Lung Disease and LGBTQ+ Communities

Jul 05, 2021 at 09:31 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM   Communities throughout the United States are diverse in so many facets. Race, ethnicity, ages, and socioeconomic status are just some of the pieces of.... Read More

New Research Finds J&J Vaccine Has Muscle Against Covid’s Delta Variant

Jul 05, 2021 at 07:22 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News    In the past two weeks, many medical experts started to question whether the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, w.... Read More