Volusia-Brevard Local News

Periodontitis and its Effect on Systemic Diseases

Jan 19, 2020 at 01:10 pm by pj

  By DR. KENYA HOOVER   The mouth is the window into the health and wellbeing of the body. Systemic diseases may often begin showing signs in the mouth, Coelianc.... Read More

Employers’ Dream Of Controlling Health Costs Turns To Workers’ Sleep

Jan 18, 2020 at 11:36 pm by pj

  Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News    Charlie Blakey had a sense he was sleeping poorly since he often would wake up tired and hear from his wife how loudly.... Read More

Sanders Targets Health Industry Profits. Are His Figures Right?

Jan 16, 2020 at 12:04 pm by pj

  Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News       At the January Democratic debate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders zeroed in on the question of profits in the h.... Read More

No Shield from X-rays: How Science Is Rethinking Lead Aprons

Jan 16, 2020 at 11:54 am by pj

  Mary Chris Jaklevic, Kaiser Health News   Patients have come to expect a technician to drape their torsos with a heavy lead apron when they get an X-ray, but ne.... Read More

What the 2020s Have in Store for Aging Boomers

Jan 16, 2020 at 11:45 am by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cu.... Read More

Legalized Cannabis Linked to Lower Opioid Use and Death Rates

Jan 16, 2020 at 02:45 am by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   A new study published in the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Health Economics, analyzed over 1.5 billion opioid prescriptions giv.... Read More

Criticism is not Feedback

Jan 13, 2020 at 10:30 pm by pj

By WENDY SELLERS   Criticism assumes your way is the better way and inhibits the brain from learning. Paying attention to weaknesses smothers the brain. Your brain resp.... Read More

IBM Watson Health™ Names Halifax Health Medical Center a Top Cardiovascular Hospital

Jan 13, 2020 at 09:54 pm by pj

  Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach has been named one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States by IBM Watson Health™. The 50 Top.... Read More

Democrats Press High Court To Make Call On ACA. How It Could Play Out At Polls.

Jan 13, 2020 at 09:33 pm by pj

  Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  You’re forgiven if in the holiday rush you missed the news last month that a federal appeals court in New Orleans once ag.... Read More

CMS Wants Your Opinion on Price Transparency for Insurers

Jan 10, 2020 at 04:50 pm by pj

   Deadline extended to Jan. 29 From the Association of Independent Doctors The Trump Administration has proposed a regulation that would require insurance compan.... Read More