Volusia-Brevard Local News

Children’s Vision Problems Often Go Undetected, Despite Calls for Regular Screening

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:54 pm by pj

By Colleen DeGuzman, Kaiser Health News Jessica Oberoi, 13, can’t exactly remember when her eyesight started getting blurry. All she knows is that she had to.... Read More

Misinformation Clouds America’s Most Popular Emergency Contraception

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:35 pm by pj

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News A brand of specialty mozzarella cheeses. A collection of natural-gas storage terminals. And America’s top-selling emergen.... Read More

Research Study Aims to Aid Early Detection, Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Jun 08, 2022 at 05:14 pm by pj

AdventHealth is one of two sites in the U.S. and one of seven in the world to participate in pilot program.   AdventHealth is launching a groundbreaking international r.... Read More

Burned Out by Covid and 80-Hour Workweeks, Resident Physicians Unionize

May 27, 2022 at 10:56 pm by pj

By Sarah Kwon, Kaiser Health News In the early weeks of the pandemic, Dr. Lorenzo González, then a second-year resident of family medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical.... Read More

Betting on ‘Golden Age’ of Colonoscopies, Private Equity Invests in Gastro Docs

May 27, 2022 at 10:44 pm by pj

By Emily Pisacreta and Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Heaalth News Mariel needed a new gastroenterologist. Having just moved back to San Antonio, the 30-something.... Read More

Novavax Missed Its Global Moonshot but Is Angling to Win Over mRNA Defectors

May 27, 2022 at 09:27 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen and Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News  Novavax hitched its wagon to the global coronavirus pandemic. Before most Americans truly gras.... Read More

‘Almost Like Malpractice’: To Shed Bias, Doctors Get Schooled to Look Beyond Obesity

May 25, 2022 at 02:47 pm by pj

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Melissa Boughton complained to her OB-GYN about dull pelvic pain, the doctor responded by asking about her diet and exercise h.... Read More

AdventHealth ‘Tops Out’ Palm Coast Parkway Hospital

May 24, 2022 at 03:42 pm by pj

  The 4-story, 100-bed hospital is slated to open in spring 2023.     PALM COAST — AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway has taken a significant st.... Read More

Taking Flight: Life-saving Whole Blood Now Aboard First Flight

May 22, 2022 at 06:00 pm by pj

Carrying whole Type-O blood on board air ambulances is rare in Florida – but makes all the difference for the most vulnerable trauma patients. If the sight (or even men.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Implements Innovative Program to Provide Healing to those Suffering from Addiction

May 22, 2022 at 05:28 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – When someone is traveling a dark and dangerous road, an experienced guide can make the difference between tragedy - or arriving safely. For people on the e.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

May 22, 2022 at 05:22 pm by pj

Provisional codes assigned to Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for young childrenThe American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to Current Procedural Te.... Read More

UF Researchers Test Novel Combination of Stimulation, Rehab for Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

May 22, 2022 at 04:59 pm by pj

By Michelle Jaffee University of Florida and Brooks Rehabilitation researchers have found that applying a non-invasive form of electrical stimulation to the lower spine durin.... Read More

Parrish Early Care & Education Program Celebrates VPK Class of 2022

May 22, 2022 at 03:30 pm by pj

Titusville - Parrish Early Care and Education, a program of Parrish Healthcare’s Children’s Center sent the class of 2022 off in style at their VPK graduation.... Read More

Why So Slow? Legislators Take on Insurers’ Delays in Approving Prescribed Treatments

May 18, 2022 at 07:38 pm by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Andrew Bade, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nearly two decades ago, is accustomed to all the medical gear he needs to kee.... Read More

As Red Cross Moves to Pricey Blood Treatment Method, Hospitals Call for More Choice

May 18, 2022 at 07:32 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Americans generally don’t spend much time thinking about the nation’s blood supply. That’s mainly because the col.... Read More

Physician Spotlight: Scott A. Zenoni, MD

May 16, 2022 at 03:15 pm by pj

   “In Other Words”…We Can Curb Pedestrian Traffic Injuries: Be Seen, Be Safe  Our Physician Spotlight this month features Scott A. Zenoni,.... Read More

Is Paxlovid, the Covid Pill, Reaching Those Who Most Need It? The Government Won’t Say

May 15, 2022 at 02:01 pm by pj

By Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News As the nation largely abandons mask mandates, physical distancing, and other covid-19 prevention strategies, elected officials and he.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Simulation Center in Palm Coast

May 11, 2022 at 09:41 pm by pj

PALM COAST — AdventHealth has opened a high-tech facility to provide nurses with the highest level of training, using leading-edge simulation technology. With five clas.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Hosts Stroke & Heart Attack Survivors Support Group

May 11, 2022 at 01:19 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – Parrish Healthcare’s Stroke & Heart Survivors support group occurs the third Tuesday of every month from 2-4 pm, inside Parrish Medical Center&rsq.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Earns Global Recognition as a High Reliability Organization Champion

May 04, 2022 at 11:46 am by pj

  TITUSVILLE  – Parrish Healthcare has earned global recognition as a High Reliability Organization (HRO) Champion by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (.... Read More