Carlos Velazquez III, LCSW, to Open Practice

Feb 16, 2020 at 11:01 pm by pj

Carlos Velazquez III, LCSW, has opened a solo practice at Lake Nona and is now accepting patients.  "I have practiced therapy for the past 12 years. I have worked in the.... Read More

Orlando Health Team Member Invents Unique Device to Decrease the Spread of Common Area Bacteria

Feb 16, 2020 at 10:47 pm by pj

  Orlando Health Strategic Innovations announced the development of CleanBlock, its most recent team member invention created to aid in efforts to reduce hospital-acquir.... Read More

Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital Receives Trauma and Children’s Surgical Verification

Feb 16, 2020 at 10:42 pm by pj

  Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has received both Trauma Verification and Children’s Surgical Verification from the American College of Surgeo.... Read More

VA Announces Award for Kissimmee Clinic

Feb 16, 2020 at 10:40 pm by pj

  The Orlando VA Healthcare System announces the award of a lease to Blue Cord DevGroup, to build its new Kissimmee Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).   Th.... Read More

New Study Shows Pregnancy-Related Hospital Deaths Declining, Rising Dramatically at Home

Feb 16, 2020 at 07:52 pm by pj

  While the number of pregnancy-related deaths around the world is declining, the maternal mortality rate in the United States continues to be a problem, more than doubl.... Read More

DOH-Orange and Orange TV to Broadcast Healthy Connections

Feb 15, 2020 at 12:23 am by pj

  In partnership with Orange County Government’s Orange TV, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has produced a health focused television.... Read More

Zumpano Patricios Return as Presenting Sponsor for Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Golf Classic April 3

Feb 14, 2020 at 06:31 pm by pj

  Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) has announced the law firm of Zumpano Patricios as the presenting sponsor for the annual Fran Gerrett Memorial Go.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Receives National Breast Cancer Accreditation

Feb 14, 2020 at 01:43 pm by pj

AdventHealth Waterman has received a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of.... Read More

Florida DOH Reminder about Bats

Feb 14, 2020 at 01:59 am by pj

With the arrival of spring in Florida, bats will become active and seek locations inside homes and buildings. The Florida Department of Health in Orange County.... Read More

Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Treatment are Key to MS: Amy Gutierrez, MD

Feb 13, 2020 at 11:38 am by pj

 Amy Gutierrez, MD, FAANS   This is how it usually starts. A patient appears in the office of Amy Gutierrez, MD; it’s almost always a woman, seemingly health.... Read More

How to Talk to Patients About Nutrition and Diet

Feb 13, 2020 at 11:21 am by pj

  By KERIN TORPEY BASHAW   No more powerful an approach exists to preventing or even reversing heart disease than improving lifestyle, especially nutrition and di.... Read More

First Dementia-Friendly Dining Option Now Available in Orlando

Feb 12, 2020 at 11:44 am by pj

  The Meatball Stoppe becomes first restaurant in Central Florida to offer specialized service   The Meatball Stoppe owners and chefs Isabella and Jeff Morgia per.... Read More

An Algorithm to Save Lives

Feb 12, 2020 at 02:11 am by Melissa

Patients with sepsis at HCA Healthcare hospitals now have a much better chance of survival, thanks to new technology.  Sepsis Prediction and Optimization of Therapy (SPO.... Read More

When it Comes to the New Coronavirus, Just Who is a ‘Close Contact’?

Feb 11, 2020 at 09:10 pm by pj

  Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News Even as U.S. authorities have taken the drastic steps of quarantining residents returning from China, and temporarily bann.... Read More

Diabetes Education Class Available in Lake County

Feb 11, 2020 at 01:28 am by pj

  Class features meal and exercise planning, blood glucose monitoring and disease management education   Those with pre-diabetes or diabetes are encouraged to joi.... Read More

How Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit

Feb 11, 2020 at 01:20 am by pj

    JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News, Graphic by Matt Chinworth  When a human heart was left behind by mistake on a Southwest Airlines plane in 2018, transp.... Read More

February 2020 Digital Edition

Feb 10, 2020 at 05:30 am by Katy

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In Fierce Debate, Democratic Candidates Expand Health Agenda Arguments

Feb 10, 2020 at 12:21 am by pj

Democratic presidential candidates (left to right) Andrew Yang, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Eliz.... Read More

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital to Open $20 Million Expansion to Public This Month

Feb 09, 2020 at 01:48 am by pj

  New floor includes 48 private rooms for surgical patients   Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital recently unveiled its new $20 million expansion on the hospi.... Read More

Magic Windows and Characters Transform AdventHealth for Children 

Feb 07, 2020 at 01:39 pm by pj

  Disney brings immersive, mesmerizing and state-of-the-art experiences to pediatric patients throughout their stay in the hospital.     Being in the hospit.... Read More