Clinical

The Physical Therapist: An Important Member of the Wound Management Interdisciplinary Team

Dec 09, 2019 at 01:33 am by pj

By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   The growing prevalence and incidence of acute and chronic wounds in the United States is a major concern for the healthcare system. One wo.... Read More

Tackling Physician Burnout Requires Unprecedented Leadership

Dec 08, 2019 at 01:12 am by pj

By ROBERT D. MORTON   The term “burnout” has been questioned as a labeling error – and rightfully so. Burnout implies victim shaming. What many health.... Read More

CBD and Baby Boomers

Dec 07, 2019 at 01:59 am by pj

By CONNIE ORTIZ Are you part of this amazing generation known as the Baby Boomers? Baby Boomers grew up during a period of prosperity. Present day baby boomers control 70 per.... Read More

Two Common Health Problems Create Double Jeopardy for Women

Nov 29, 2019 at 11:10 pm by pj

    Research shows that PCOS and IBS, two conditions frequently affecting young women, may be linked. Dr. Mark Trolice of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center urges infe.... Read More

Finding Freedom: The 411 on Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

Nov 27, 2019 at 09:11 pm by pj

Tommy Maguire loves to travel—for pleasure and for the good of the order. For the past two years, he has journeyed to South America to volunteer with the Columbian Hemop.... Read More

Physicians' Intro to the Cryos USA-International Sperm and Egg Bank

Nov 24, 2019 at 10:22 pm by pj

Learn more about how Cryos USA - Sperm & Egg Bank operates. From donor recruitment and processing, to how we protect our sperm and oocyte straws with additional layers o.... Read More

New Market Research Showcases Need for Re-training Health Care Workforce on Blood Pressure Measurement

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:25 am by pj

    Highlights: About half of health care providers surveyed said they haven't had re-training in blood pressure measurement after leaving professional school..... Read More

Ending the HIV Epidemic Townhall Meeting, December 4

Nov 16, 2019 at 09:20 pm by pj

   The Area 7 HIV/AIDS program at the Florida Department of Health in Orange County is partnering with the Heart of Florida United Way to host the Ending the HIV Ep.... Read More

Five Ways You Can Change Your Clinical Setting Now to Affirm Pronouns

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:51 pm by pj

By Jan Kaminsky, PhD, RN   Often, we see the deployment of the use of incorrect gender pronouns as a distressing form of abuse against gender diverse individuals. Recent.... Read More

Summerfield-area Residents asked for Feedback in Mailed Community Survey

Nov 13, 2019 at 05:13 pm by pj

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AMA Statement on Updated CDC Report Aimed at Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

Nov 13, 2019 at 05:06 pm by pj

  “Antibiotic resistance continues to pose a major threat to public health not only in the U.S., but across the globe. The American Medical Association (AMA) is pl.... Read More

WeCare tlc Adopts Bridges to Excellence Standards at Healthcare Centers Nationwide

Nov 12, 2019 at 10:49 pm by pj

We Care tlc, a leading workplace healthcare center operator, is adopting best practices, Bridges to Excellence standards, at all 53 healthcare centers nationwide, effective im.... Read More

More Adolescents Seek Medical Care For Mental Health Issues

Nov 12, 2019 at 09:43 pm by pj

  Phillip Reese, Kaiser Health News Less than a decade ago, the emergency department at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego would see maybe one or two young psy.... Read More

Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cells & Recruitment Therapy

Nov 07, 2019 at 04:21 pm by pj

By RAMI PACKARD and DR. ESTÉE DAVIS Stem Cell Universe with Stephen Hawking: “Today we are on the brink of a new age in medicine. An age where we will be able to.... Read More

Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:47 pm by pj

Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Cases of Legionnaires’ disease reached a record high in 2018 — a more than eight-fold increase since the numbers began to climb n.... Read More

Cigarettes Vs. Vaping: That’s The ‘Wrong Comparison,’ Says Inhalation Researcher

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:25 pm by pj

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News Ilona Jaspers initially approached the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses with a clinical curiosity. As an inhalation toxicolo.... Read More

AdventHealth Celebration Debuts Specialized Kids ER

Nov 03, 2019 at 05:34 pm by pj

ER designed exclusively for kids, in collaboration with AdventHealth for Children, aims to ease the fear and anxiety that goes with an emergency room visit.     C.... Read More

Mental Health, Access to Medical Care, Food Insecurity, Among the Top Health Issues in Central Florida

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:28 am by pj

AdventHealth, Orlando Health and partners team up to produce major study of health issues impacting Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola counties.   Access to mental heal.... Read More

As Vaping Devices Evolve, New Potential Hazards Emerge

Oct 29, 2019 at 03:38 pm by pj

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)   By  Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News The smokeless tobacco industry that began with low-voltage cigarette look-alikes.... Read More

Why Aren’t More Doctors Treating Addiction with Medication?

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:50 pm by pj

By COLETTA DORADO   I wrote in the September issue of Medical News about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and counseling in opioid use disorder recovery to manage wi.... Read More