Central Florida and Statewide Weekly COVID-19 Cases Update

Jun 18, 2021 at 04:30 pm by pj

  Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Weekly Statistics    Total cases: 2,310,881 Total resident deaths: 37,555 New cases reported last week: 1.... Read More

Women Now Drink as Much as Men — And Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

Jun 13, 2021 at 07:17 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News Victoria Cooper thought her drinking habits in college were just like everyone else’s. Shots at parties. Beers while.... Read More

UF Health First in U.S. to Implant New, Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation System

Jun 13, 2021 at 12:56 am by pj

A team of University of Florida Health neurosurgeons and neurologists recently became the first in the U.S. to implant a newly FDA-approved, technologically advanced deep brai.... Read More

Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:23 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell and Cara Anthony, Kaiser Health News Alphonso Harried recently came across a newspaper clipping about his grandfather receiving hi.... Read More

Trying to Avoid Racist Health Care, Black Women Seek Out Black Obstetricians

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:15 pm by pj

  By Verónica Zaragovia, WLRN, Kaiser Health News In South Florida, when people want to find a Black physician, they often contact Adrienne Hibbert through.... Read More

Addressing Burnout in Radiology

Jun 07, 2021 at 12:04 pm by pj

Take a look at what AI can do for your practice   By MICHAEL KELLEHER, MD    Recently, the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR.... Read More

FDA Approves a Lucrative Alzheimer’s Drug, but Benefits Are Iffy

Jun 06, 2021 at 09:37 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News    The Food and Drug Administration’s decision next week whether to approve the first treatment for Alzheime.... Read More

CBD's Therapeutic Role For Improving Mental Health

Jun 05, 2021 at 10:00 pm by pj

  The cannabis plant and its constituents are in trend for the rejuvenating effects on your body and your mind. It contains two significant phytocannabinoids, i.e., cann.... Read More

AdventHealth Physician Research Highlights Need for Genetic Testing to Target Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:43 pm by pj

AdventHealth Cancer Institute Executive Medical Director Dr. Mark Socinski recently published the lead article titled “MET Exon 14 Ski.... Read More

The Relationship Between Chronic Medical Illness and Mental Health Diagnoses 

Jun 03, 2021 at 08:41 pm by pj

By MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, Psy.D Dealing with sudden medical events such as a heart attack or stroke, or a chronic medical condition such as diabetes, canc.... Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital Performs First Living Donor Liver Transplant

Jun 03, 2021 at 10:59 am by pj

   Daughter donates part of her liver to mother     WESTON, Fla. – Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital has performed.... Read More

Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up in Covid Long-Haulers

Jun 01, 2021 at 03:14 pm by pj

  By Cindy Loose, Kaiser Health News The day Dr. Elizabeth Dawson was diagnosed with covid-19 in October, she awoke feeling as if she had a bad hangover. Fou.... Read More

New Guidance from ACOG on Fibroid Management Supports Incisionless Transcervical Radiofrequency Ablation as a Uterus-Preserving Treatment

Jun 01, 2021 at 01:39 pm by pj

  Additionally, an expert physician panel in Europe reached consensus and published a new recommended fibroid treatment algorithm with transcervical radiofrequency ablat.... Read More

Post Pandemic, the Pivot for Medical Practice will be Tracking Complications of COVID-19 Syndrome

Jun 01, 2021 at 01:12 am by pj

By TONY COWAN   As COVID-19 and its mutations continue to criss-cross the globe, medical practices and public health workers have dealt with alternating medical surge e.... Read More

39 Percent of Therapists Admit to Checking Social Media, Answering Emails During Virtual Sessions

May 31, 2021 at 12:09 pm by pj

  Permission from Expert reviewed by: Caitlin Kingston, LCSW Our new survey found that while the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated mental heal.... Read More

Essential Work: Keeping Families Safe

May 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by pj

By Amy Moncion, LCSW-QS   I’ll be honest: It’s been a long year for social workers. As advocates for child welfare, we know how to handle a full plate. In.... Read More

Alcohol, Not Cannabis, Associated with Changes in Brain Morphology 

May 25, 2021 at 01:00 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   According to a new study published in PubMed through the US National Institutes of Health and the Journal of Biological Ps.... Read More

Pandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment

May 25, 2021 at 12:12 pm by pj

By Bruce Alpert, Kaiser Health News  Covid-19 is opening the door for researchers to address a problem that has vexed the medical community for decades: the overtr.... Read More

As Pandemic Eases, Many Seniors Have Lost Strength, May Need Rehabilitative Services

May 25, 2021 at 11:39 am by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   Ronald Lundquist, 87, has been active all his life. So, he wasn’t prepared for what happened when he stopped goi.... Read More

Stark Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations, State-Level CDC Data Shows

May 20, 2021 at 12:40 pm by pj

  By Hannah Recht and Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News   Black Americans’ covid-19 vaccination rates are still.... Read More