Volusia-Brevard Local News

Our Aging Population Needs Regenerative Medicine

Jan 03, 2020 at 03:13 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN, SR.   There is an exciting development in China; Chinese hospitals are starting to sell experimental cell therapies... China is cr.... Read More

Extending ‘Healthspan’: Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

Jan 02, 2020 at 05:14 pm by pj

  Sharon Jayson, Kaiser Health News Retired state employees Vickey Benford, 63, and Joan Caldwell, 61, are Golden Rollers, a group of the over-50 set that gets out on a.... Read More

A Reality Check On Artificial Intelligence: Are Health Care Claims Overblown?

Jan 02, 2020 at 05:05 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News   Health products powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable se.... Read More

Being a Long-Distance Caregiver Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful

Dec 27, 2019 at 02:26 am by pj

By CLAIRE WENTZ     Are you a long distance caregiver to an elderly parent or relative? Being a caregiver can be exhausting, and if you live far away from your lov.... Read More

Vaccinations and Screenings for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

Dec 26, 2019 at 06:20 pm by pj

  By SRINIVAS SEELA, MD; DR. AMISH PATEL; RITHVIK SEELA   Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at an increased risk for developing&nb.... Read More

Texas Law Highlights Dilemma Over Care For Patients With No Hope Of Survival

Dec 25, 2019 at 10:51 pm by pj

Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News FORT WORTH, Texas ― Critically ill Tinslee Lewis ― a Fort Worth baby embroiled in a dispute between her family and a hospital over whether.... Read More

Electronic Health Records Creating A ‘New Era’ Of Health Care Fraud

Dec 25, 2019 at 10:08 pm by pj

The federal government funneled billions in subsidies to software vendors who overstated or deceived the government about what their products could do, according to whistleblo.... Read More

Reports Of Patients’ Deaths Linked To Heart Devices Lurk Below Radar

Dec 25, 2019 at 09:21 pm by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Getty Images; Wikimedia Commons)   Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News The Food and Drug Administration continues to file thousands o.... Read More

Voice Your Opinion on CMS rule to Weaken Stark Law

Dec 21, 2019 at 09:12 pm by pj

Open comment period closes Dec. 31   The Administration is seeking comment from the public and health professionals on a proposed regulation that could signficantly imp.... Read More

Medical Malpractice Arbitration Cap Upheld

Dec 19, 2019 at 04:02 pm by pj

  On Wednesday, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal upheld the constitutionality of a damage cap in medical malpractice cases tied to an arbitration system..... Read More