Clinical

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

May 28, 2020 at 01:09 pm by pj

(Moment/Getty Images)   Christie Aschwanden, Kaiser Health News Aspen was an early COVID-19 hot spot in Colorado, with a cluster of cases in March linked to tourists v.... Read More

For Seniors, COVID-19 Sets Off A Pandemic Of Despair

May 28, 2020 at 01:03 pm by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration)   Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep shelter.... Read More

My Mother Died Of The Coronavirus. It’s Time She Was Counted.

May 28, 2020 at 12:55 pm by pj

Trucks being used as temporary morgues. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)   Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News We recently received the death certificate for m.... Read More

Nearly Half Of Americans Delayed Medical Care Due To Pandemic

May 28, 2020 at 12:46 pm by pj

  Elizabeth Lawrence, Kaiser Health News As the coronavirus threat ramped up in March, hospitals, health systems and private practices dramatically reduced inpatie.... Read More

AdventHealth Launches First-of-its-kind Immunotherapy Treatment, Clinical Trial for Specific Blood Cancer Patients

May 28, 2020 at 10:55 am by pj

  The innovative treatment being tested, which uses donated immune cells, offers a potential last chance of survival after conventional treatments have failed. AdventH.... Read More

Latest Florida DOH COVID-19 Information and Updates

May 26, 2020 at 12:45 pm by pj

     Florida COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard       Up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19 with the Florida DOH  &nb.... Read More

Vaccine at 'Warp Speed'? Let's Think About It, Mr. President

May 22, 2020 at 09:20 pm by pj

  By Jane M. Orient, MD The idea of moving at “warp speed” probably resonates with Star Wars fans. A galactic empire is impossible if it takes 100.... Read More

Analysis: Get Ready For The Vaccine. They’re Never Simple

May 21, 2020 at 02:11 pm by pj

(CSA Images/Getty Images)   Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News If there is a silver lining to the flawed U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is this: The relat.... Read More

Op-Ed: Coronavirus has Exposed the Burden of Mental Illness 

May 21, 2020 at 01:17 pm by pj

  By Chelsea Boyd, R Street Institute   Earlier this month, one of Manhattan’s top emergency room doctors committed suicide. She had been serving.... Read More

Last Responders Seek To Expand Postmortem COVID Testing In Unexplained Deaths

May 20, 2020 at 10:10 pm by pj

(E+/Getty Images)   Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News   Examining dead bodies and probing for a cause of death is rarely seen as a heroic or glamorous jo.... Read More

Brain Metastases: Does Fluorescent Marking Facilitate the Surgical Removal of Tumors?

May 19, 2020 at 11:47 am by pj

  Metatasis In Situ, Red is the fluorescence. Photo Dr. Franz Marhold Physicians from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems (KL Krems, Aust.... Read More

Rabies Alert Issued for Seminole County

May 19, 2020 at 10:03 am by pj

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) is issuing a rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Casselberry Golf Club Course. The alert is in re.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Officials Warn Against Delaying Care During Pandemic

May 18, 2020 at 09:19 pm by pj

Across the country there are indications that people are foregoing needed treatment, sometimes in emergencies, either because they fear contracting coronavirus or from a desir.... Read More

AMA Cautions Physicians, Public About Limitations of Antibody Testing for SARS-CoV-2

May 16, 2020 at 12:26 pm by pj

    AMA issues guidance to help physicians and the public understand potential uses and limitations of antibody testing, and warns against determining immunity or.... Read More

AdventHealth COVID-19 Update: Testing Delays and Retesting  

May 16, 2020 at 11:10 am by pj

  As a system, AdventHealth has worked hard to provide free COVID-19 testing to our communities at a time when these services are scarce.   To meet the unpre.... Read More

CMS Issues Nursing Homes Best Practices Toolkit to Combat COVID-19

May 13, 2020 at 10:58 pm by pj

  New tool provides innovative solutions for states and facilities to protect our nation’s vulnerable nursing home residents during emergency CMS has released a n.... Read More

The Baby Manual Offers Comprehensive Online Course for New Parents Free During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 13, 2020 at 10:50 pm by pj

  The Baby Manual™ has announced the company is offering its virtual ‘Complete Baby Care Course for New Parents’ free to support parents preparing to g.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Patient Conquers COVID-19 After 41 days in ICU

May 13, 2020 at 05:37 pm by pj

  BREVARD COUNTY – Joy Medeiros, 62, who has recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) after being hospitalized for 41 days — 35 of them on a ventilator —.... Read More

Hospital Workers Complain of Minimal Disclosure After COVID Exposures

May 13, 2020 at 11:37 am by pj

(Courtesy of the Washington Federation of State Employees}   Jenny Gold, Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News  Dinah Jimenez assumed a world-class hospital would.... Read More

As Deaths Mount, Coronavirus Testing Remains Wildly Inconsistent In Long-Term Care

May 12, 2020 at 04:48 pm by pj

(Courtesy of Douglas Adkins) Laura Ungar  Mary Lanham’s assisted living complex in Florida tested all residents for COVID-19 — once in March and again in Ap.... Read More