Volusia-Brevard Local News

Next Showdown in Congress: Protecting Workers vs. Protecting Employers in the Pandemic

Jul 14, 2020 at 01:02 pm by pj

By Christina Jewett and Melissa Bailey Congressional leaders are squaring off over the next pandemic relief bill in a debate over whom Congress should step up.... Read More

Medical Cannabis Providing Relief from PTSD-related Symptoms

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   In the soon to be released September 2020 issue of Journal of Affective Disorders, a study done by the University of Pennsylvania Scho.... Read More

Families Of Health Workers Killed By COVID Fight For Denied Workers’ Comp Benefits

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:18 pm by pj

(DigitalVision/Getty Images) By Melissa Bailey and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News James “Mike” Anderson was a hospital employee in suburban.... Read More

States Allow Nursing Home Visits As Families Charge Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm by pj

(Rosa Garcia/Getty Images) By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News States across the country are beginning to roll back heart-wrenching policies instituted when the corona.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:15 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 291,629 Total resident deaths: 4,409 Total Hospitalizations: 18,881 New resid.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center RN, Karla Foster, Scholarship Touching the Community

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:04 am by pj

  Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Registered Nurse Karla Foster lived a life of caring that has touched people – and will touch generations to come - through her son&.... Read More

AdventHealth performs free back-to-school sports physicals for Volusia County School Athletes

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:52 am by pj

  Join AdventHealth for free, pre-participation sports physicals for Volusia County School District student-athletes (grades 6-12).   Registration is required for.... Read More

AMA Expands Online Education Hub Physicians and Health Care Professionals

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

  AMA Ed HubTM features new educational content from American Society of Addiction Medicine, Obesity Medicine Association, and the Society of Hospita.... Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminars Coming

Jul 13, 2020 at 11:19 pm by pj

You and your staff are invited to take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This is.... Read More

Researches Find Insurance Status Affects Treatment, Outcomes in Child Brain Injuries  

Jul 13, 2020 at 10:37 am by pj

  Insurance status affected the amount of treatment received and the patient’s chance of survival in cases of brain injury in children, a team of researchers from.... Read More