Clinical

Dr. Daniel R. Wilson Examines the Cognitive Cost of COVID-19

Nov 12, 2020 at 02:42 pm by pj

  By President Daniel R. Wilson, MD, Ph.D.    America is experiencing yet another spike in daily COVID-19 cases. Along with the immediate dangers of contract.... Read More

Medical Cannabis Does Not Create Cognitive Decline in Seniors

Nov 11, 2020 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   A recent study published in the September 2020 edition of the Drug and Alcohol Review, determined that the use of medic.... Read More

Managing the Complicated Patient

Nov 10, 2020 at 11:46 am by pj

  By APRIL BOYKIN, MSW, LCSW   Studies have consistently shown that approximately 15 percent of all patient encounters are “difficult” (Hinchey, et. a.... Read More

The Impact of Sexual Abuse of Boys 

Nov 10, 2020 at 10:32 am by pj

  By JAN EDWARDS    We’ve all heard the words, either uttered by our parents, an uncle, grandparent or friends’ parents….......&.... Read More

The Recovery Village Finds Higher Drug Use in Middle-Income Floridians Due to COVID-19 

Nov 09, 2020 at 11:21 pm by pj

 New study shows a disparity in coping levels and available resources for South Florida households based on income levels.    By Don Rogers Jr., CADC, CP.... Read More

VA Joins Pentagon in Recruiting Volunteers for COVID Vaccine Trials

Nov 09, 2020 at 01:55 pm by pj

  By Patricia Kime, Kaiser Health News The Department of Veterans Affairs is recruiting 8,000 volunteers for the Phase 3 clinical trials of at least four COVID-19.... Read More

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies Overlooked and in Danger

Nov 09, 2020 at 01:50 pm by pj

  By Sandy West, Kaiser Health News As Emily Brown stood in a food pantry looking at her options, she felt alone. Up to that point, she had never struggled financi.... Read More

Tiniest Baby to Ever Survive at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital Goes Home After 6 Months

Nov 06, 2020 at 05:13 pm by pj

  Baby Diana Peguero is one of the smallest and most premature babies in the world to survive and thrive. She entered the world as the ultimate Mother's Day surprise on.... Read More

Why Lung Cancer Awareness Month is Especially Important for LGBTQ+ Communities

Nov 01, 2020 at 12:15 am by LungsOrlando

By Janelle Hom   November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time where the American Lung Association, among other organizations, work to raise awareness for lung cancer.... Read More

Scientists Warn Americans Are Expecting Too Much From a Vaccine

Oct 29, 2020 at 01:26 am by pj

  By Liz Szabo and JoNel Aleccia Kaiser Health News  The White House and many Americans have pinned their hopes for defeating the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More

Administration Acts to Ensure Coverage of Life-Saving COVID-19 Vaccines & Therapeutics

Oct 28, 2020 at 06:48 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking steps to ensure all Americans, including the nation’s seniors, have access to the coronavirus di.... Read More

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

Oct 27, 2020 at 03:46 pm by pj

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News  As COVID-19 took hold in March, U.S. doctors limited in-person appointments — and many patients avoide.... Read More

Non-Invasive Treatment Options For TMD 

Oct 26, 2020 at 01:45 pm by pj

By Ellen Klein Every day, about 10 million Americans suffer from pain in their jaws; pain that can be accompanied by tightness, clicking, headaches, earaches and difficulty c.... Read More

Knowledge is Power: How would you want to be tested?

Oct 26, 2020 at 12:09 pm by pj

  By MARY DORT, RN   COVID-19 by the CDC numbers: 8,553,827 total cases of COVID-19 in the U..S, to date. 224,221 deaths in the US, to date. 2,585 cases per 10.... Read More

Sex and Aging (for Providers): Let’s Talk!  

Oct 26, 2020 at 11:35 am by pj

  By APRIL BOYKIN, MSW, LCSW, and RENEE TAYLOR, MSW, LCSW, Certified Sex Therapist   If you’ve made it past the title, then you’re ahead of the game..... Read More

FDA Approves First Treatment for COVID-19

Oct 23, 2020 at 04:45 pm by pj

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for use in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of.... Read More

State Surgeon General Implements Additional Review Process for Fatalities Attributed to COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:19 am by pj

Of the 95 fatalities reported to the state on October 21, 2020, 16 had at least a two-month separation between the time the individuals tested positive and passed away,.... Read More

Can Ordinary COVID Patients Get the Trump Treatment? It’s OK to Ask

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:17 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  When Terry Mutter woke up with a headache and sore muscles on a recent Wednesday, the competitive weightlifter ch.... Read More

Older COVID Patients Battle ‘Brain Fog,’ Weakness and Emotional Turmoil

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:11 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News “Lord, give me back my memory.” For months, as Marilyn Walters has struggled to recover from COVID-19, she has.... Read More

Nursing Homes Warn of Third Spike of COVID Cases Due to Community Spread

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:15 am by pj

  With COVID cases increasing in 38 states, industry leaders call on public health officials to ensure nursing homes have resources needed and for Congress to pass addit.... Read More