Clinical

Cognitive Rehab May Help Older Adults Clear Covid-Related Brain Fog

Aug 10, 2022 at 06:00 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Eight months after falling ill with covid-19, the 73-year-old woman couldn’t remember what her husband had told h.... Read More

Covid Sewage Surveillance Labs Join the Hunt for Monkeypox

Aug 10, 2022 at 05:57 pm by pj

By Mark Kreidler, Kaiser Health News  The same wastewater surveillance techniques that have emerged as a critical tool in early detection of covid-19.... Read More

New Clinic to Care for Patients with Long COVID Opens at AdventHealth

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:05 am by pj

Support for COVID-related research is a program component   AdventHealth is investing in developing new ways to care for those affected by long COVID-19. At AdventHeal.... Read More

What the Polio Case in New York Tells Us About the End of Polio

Aug 03, 2022 at 05:08 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News  No one studying polio knew more than Albert Sabin, the Polish-American scientist whose vaccine against the crippling disease ha.... Read More

Opinion: Bigger is not Better. The Quality of Healthcare is about Caring, Not Size

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:15 pm by pj

By Raegan Garber Le Douaron, President, WeCare tlc Social media is all abuzz about the recent purchase of OneMedical by Amazon. I want to add my two ce.... Read More

‘True Cost of Aging’ Index Shows Many Seniors Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

Aug 02, 2022 at 12:12 am by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News  Fran Seeley, 81, doesn’t see herself as living on the edge of a financial crisis. But she’s uncomfortably close..... Read More

Smoking and the LGBTQ+ Community

Jul 31, 2022 at 04:41 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM It is no secret that quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk for a wide range of diseases and early death. However, tobacco use remains the leading cau.... Read More

Living at Home with Dementia

Jul 27, 2022 at 06:11 pm by pj

  The Alzheimer’s Association’s “2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report reveals that 6.5 million people in the U.S. are living.... Read More

Reduce Clinician Burnout and Improve Well-Being with People-First Leadership

Jul 27, 2022 at 05:45 pm by pj

By ROBERT D. MORTON, MAS, CPPS Leaders in healthcare recognize that clinician burnout is not a new problem—and that it grew in severity during the crucible of the COVID.... Read More

The Mental Health Crisis We Face in Orlando

Jul 27, 2022 at 05:40 pm by pj

  By JONATHAN ROMERO   Too often, friends, family and co-workers don’t see the emotional pain others are in until it’s too late for intervention. Even.... Read More

Critics Worry Government Surveillance of HIV May Hurt More Than It Helps

Jul 23, 2022 at 06:48 pm by pj

By Sam Whitehead, Kaiser Health News Robert Suttle has seen firsthand the legal risks of having HIV. In 2008, Suttle said, a former partner accused him of not dis.... Read More

Boost Now or Wait? Many Wonder How Best to Ride Out Covid’s Next Wave

Jul 20, 2022 at 05:39 pm by pj

By Sam Whitehead and Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News Gwyneth Paige didn’t want to get vaccinated against covid-19 at first. With her health issues.... Read More

Fighting Monkeypox, Sexual Health Clinics Are Underfunded and Ill-Equipped

Jul 20, 2022 at 05:35 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News  Clinics that treat sexually transmitted diseases — already struggling to contain an exp.... Read More

With Hurricane Season Here, Behavioral Health Specialists Warn of Heightened “Hurricane Anxiety”

Jul 18, 2022 at 10:42 am by pj

    With predictions of above-average hurricane activity this summer, behavioral specialists across Florida are warning of a significant uptick in “hurricane.... Read More

The Lifeline and 988

Jul 15, 2022 at 10:58 am by pj

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to conn.... Read More

UF researchers discover new way to inhibit virus that causes COVID-19

Jul 13, 2022 at 09:33 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett   GAINESVILLE — When the virus that causes COVID-19 enters the body, it hijacks cellular proteins and suppresses the human inflammatory response,.... Read More

Researchers leverage artificial intelligence to identify sepsis within 12 hours

Jul 13, 2022 at 09:30 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a medical field like critical care, where time can mean life or death, a sepsis diagnosis is like the final buzzer. Ea.... Read More

Self-Managed Abortions Gain Attention, but Helpers Risk Legal Trouble

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:52 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News At a recent rally in Nashville, Tennessee, Planned Parenthood organizer Julie Edwards looked out.... Read More

Vaccine and Testing Delays for Monkeypox Echo Failures in Early Covid Response

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:44 pm by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Andy Stone is one of the lucky ones. The New York City resident saw a tweet from a local AIDS activist say.... Read More

Widely Used Hospital Gowns Show Signs of Exposing Workers to Infection

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:37 pm by pj

  By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News Disposable gowns designed to deflect the splatter of bodily fluids, used in thousands of U.S. hospitals, have underperfo.... Read More