Gut Reactions

Dec 12, 2018 at 09:37 am by Staff

. By LUIS E. MEJIA, MD Gas and bloating A variety of gastrointestinal complaints such as belching, bloating or flatulence are commonly attributed by people to excess of.... Read More

Asthma: A Silent Killer?

Dec 10, 2018 at 06:33 pm by Staff

By LEENA KAMAT, MD Winter can be a hazardous time of year for those with asthma. Hospital admissions for asthma typically peak in the winter months, December and January..... Read More

The Silent Epidemic

Dec 10, 2018 at 06:28 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL SAMOGALA, RN, CRRN, CBIS Positive Outcomes As we know, brain injury in its multiple forms, continues to be a major health issue in the United States and is beco.... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Helps Protects New Mothers at Orlando Health

Dec 10, 2018 at 05:27 pm by Staff

. A disturbing trend in American medicine over the past 15 years has been a steady increase in the number of women suffering serious injury or death following childbirth. In.... Read More

Re-Emphasis of Hepatitis A Vaccination Recommendations after Substantial Increase in Locally Acquired Infections

Dec 06, 2018 at 04:19 pm by Staff

.     Pursuant to the authority granted in Section 381.00315, Florida Statutes, Celeste Philip, M.D., M.P.H., as State Surgeon General and State Health Officer,.... Read More

Nemours Announces New Leader and Vision to Advance Pediatric Health Research

Dec 05, 2018 at 08:55 pm by Staff

. Dr. Mary Min-chin Lee Appointed Enterprise Chief Scientific Officer . Nemours Children's Health System announced today the appointment of Mary M. Lee, MD, as Enterprise.... Read More

One Twin's Difficult Birth Puts A Project Designed To Reduce C-Sections To The Test

Nov 27, 2018 at 08:43 pm by Staff

.   Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News The tiny hand and forearm slipped out too early. Babies are not delivered shoulder first. Dr. Terri Marino, an obstetrici.... Read More

Overshadowed By Opioids, Meth Is Back And Hospitalizations Surge

Nov 26, 2018 at 09:56 pm by Staff

.   Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing in the United States, but the resurgence of the drug l.... Read More

DOH-Orange Identifies Case of Hepatitis A in Food Service Worker; Encourages Vaccination

Nov 22, 2018 at 08:12 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has identified hepatitis A infection in a food service worker at the Morimoto Asia restaurant located at 1.... Read More

What Really is Post-Acute Rehabilitation?

Nov 22, 2018 at 07:46 pm by Staff

.   By MICHAEL SAMOGALA     In relation to health care in today's world and economy, many facets of health care go undefined and are not considered to be t.... Read More

Interview with a Marijuana Patient - A Life Changed

Nov 22, 2018 at 07:34 pm by Staff

. What made you decide to make the move to Medical Marijuana? I had a history of chronic pain, due to an auto accident, that medical doctors attempted to treat through nar.... Read More

Gun Control vs. Mental Health Care: Debate After Mass Shootings Obscures Murky Reality

Nov 19, 2018 at 10:19 pm by Staff

.   Rob Waters, Kaiser Health News After the recent mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., in which 11 people were killed at a country music bar, President Donald Tru.... Read More

Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills No Guard Against Cancer Or Serious Heart Trouble

Nov 15, 2018 at 07:11 pm by Staff

.   Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related prob.... Read More

What to Know about the Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths

Nov 15, 2018 at 05:27 pm by Staff

By LEENA KAMAT, MD November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and worldwide, among both men and women..... Read More

Orlando's first clinic for adults with complex heart conditions launches at Florida Hospital

Nov 14, 2018 at 10:37 am by Staff

Of the 2 million American adults and children with congenital heart defects, less than 10 percent of adults get the care they need. . Children born with even the most co.... Read More

At Death's Door, Shedding Light On How To Live

Nov 08, 2018 at 08:00 pm by Staff

.   Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   Nothing so alters a person as learning you have a terminal illness. Ronni Bennett, who writes a popular blog about agin.... Read More

AMA Announces New $15 Million Initiative to Further Reimagine Physician Training

Nov 01, 2018 at 10:42 pm by Staff

. Expanding on AMA's efforts to address the gaps that exist in physician training, new AMA Reimagining Residency initiative is aimed at transforming residency training to.... Read More

New Study Could Lead to Therapy That Does Away with Joint Replacement Surgery

Nov 01, 2018 at 09:57 pm by Staff

.     A study released in STEM CELLS moves scientists a step closer to finding how to help the body regenerate joint cartilage ravaged by disease. Their work reve.... Read More

New Ocoee Cancer Center First in Central Florida to Offer MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy

Nov 01, 2018 at 10:51 am by Staff

. New technology helps minimize radiation exposure The newly-opened Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center - Health Central Hospital is treating cancer patients with new,.... Read More

Wear It Pink!

Oct 29, 2018 at 11:00 pm by Staff

. RADIOLOGY INSIGHTS By LEENA KAMAT, MD October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual international health campaign to help increase attention and support fo.... Read More