Volusia-Brevard Local News

Covid Spawns ‘Completely New Category’ of Organ Transplants

Apr 13, 2021 at 04:46 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  In a year when covid-19 shattered the pleas of so many who prayed for miracles, a Georgia man with two new lungs.... Read More

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

  By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News   Mary Ann Steiner drove 2½ hours from her home in the St. Louis suburb of University City to the tiny Ozar.... Read More

Biden Seeks $400 Billion to Buttress Long-Term Care. A Look at What’s at Stake.

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:57 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain indepe.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Apr 12, 2021 at 05:45 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 2,134,914 Total resident deaths: 34,120 Total resident hospitalizations: 87,28.... Read More

University of Florida Health, NVIDIA Develop AI Model to Hasten Clinical Trials, Boost Medical Decision-making

Apr 12, 2021 at 04:07 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced.... Read More

UF Health Introduces New Era of Cardiovascular Medicine in Central Florida

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:40 pm by pj

University of Florida Health welcomes the cardiovascular and/or thoracic surgeons of Leesburg Ocala Heart Institute as the newest members of UF Health Physicians. Drs. R..... Read More

They Tested Negative for Covid. Still, They Have Long Covid Symptoms.

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:31 pm by pj

  By Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News Kristin Novotny once led an active life, with regular CrossFit workouts and football in the front yard with her children &mdas.... Read More

Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Apr 09, 2021 at 09:40 am by pj

  By Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at.... Read More

Healthcare Now: The Truth about US Healthcare 

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by pj

 New local radio show, Healthcare Now, fills important niche     By LYNNE JETER  “In America, we’ve practiced sick care. But in th.... Read More

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Jane Spencer, The Guardian and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pande.... Read More

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:04 pm by pj

  By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News   Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 death.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Launches Automated Online Scheduling for Covid-19 Vaccination and Continues to Accept Walk-ins Without Appointments 

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:45 pm by pj

  Anyone eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine can now make an appointment to receive the vaccine through OMNI Healthcare’s new automated online scheduling. Onl.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Announces Plan to Convert Parrish Health & Fitness Center into an Orthopedic and Sports Performance Center

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:22 pm by pj

    Parrish Healthcare announces its plan to convert Parrish Health & Fitness Center, located at 2210 Colonial Drive (Hwy. 50), into an orthopedic and sports p.... Read More

Most Physicians Experienced Little Relief from Prior Authorization as COVID-19 Cases Soared

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:39 pm by pj

As new cases of COVID-19 in the United States were peaking in late 2020, most physicians reported that health plans continued to impose bureaucratic prior authorization p.... Read More

Events of 2020 Moved Medical Students to Political Activism

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:20 pm by pj

    By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News All of them had prepared for this step for years, taking hours of hard science classes in college, studying for th.... Read More

What Covid Means for the Athlete’s Heart

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:13 pm by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News For sports fans across the country, the resumption of the regular sports calendar has signaled another step toward post-p.... Read More

Senate Bill 72 May Be Effective “Vaccine” Against COVID-19-Related Claims

Apr 07, 2021 at 06:39 pm by pj

  By KIMBERLY BERMAN and JANICE MERRILL   For the last year, health care providers around the world have been at the forefront of a public health emergency due to.... Read More

The MANicure Movement: Polishing Off Child Abuse

Apr 06, 2021 at 11:03 pm by pj

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month – and for the past several years a grassroots effort designed to raise awareness and ignite change has been growing steadi.... Read More

‘Brain Glue’ Helps Repair Circuitry in Severe TBI

Apr 06, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

By Charlene Betourney   Reparative hydrogel mimics the composition and mechanics of the brain   At a cost of $38 billion a year, an estimated 5.3 million people.... Read More

Opinion: Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Apr 06, 2021 at 09:30 am by pj

By John Kelly, Publisher, Orlando Medical News   Full disclaimer: I am a registered independent and the grandson of an immigrant; basically third-generation American. I.... Read More