North Central Florida Local News

Vaccine Storage Too Often Fails To Meet Standards

Feb 12, 2019 at 09:58 pm by Staff

. Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News By correcting one potential error, the Ventura County (Calif.) Health Care Agency accidentally made another -- and jeopardized v.... Read More

Americans Cross Border Into Mexico To Buy Insulin At A Fraction Of U.S. Cost

Feb 12, 2019 at 09:51 pm by Staff

Bram Sable-Smith, Kaiser Health News When Michelle Fenner signed up to run this year's Los Angeles Marathon, it got her thinking: Tijuana, Mexico, is only a 2½-hour drive fr.... Read More

Marion Residents Encouraged To Share Thoughts On Health

Feb 11, 2019 at 11:14 pm by Staff

. Local officials want to know what Marion County residents see as their most pressing health needs. To find out, the Department of Health in Marion County and Well Florida.... Read More

Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills Percolate With Rare Bipartisan Push

Feb 05, 2019 at 08:47 pm by Staff

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News and Emmarie Huetteman Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently wade.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Unveils New Emergency Department

Feb 01, 2019 at 12:48 am by Staff

. AdventHealth Ocala cut the ribbon on phase one of the $27 million emergency department expansion, Monday, February 4th. This phase of the project adds a new waiting room,.... Read More

Healthcare Networking Mixer

Jan 28, 2019 at 12:12 pm by Staff

. Network with other Clinicians, Healthcare Entrepreneurs, and Healthcare Professionals in the area in a fun and relaxed environment. We will also be spotlighting selected.... Read More

DOH Marion County Mobile Health Unit Sites Announced

Jan 15, 2019 at 09:12 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit will provide immunizations and other department services at the below scheduled dates and locations in.... Read More

DOH in Marion County Sets the Record Straight on Miami Herald Claims

Jan 05, 2019 at 06:19 pm by Staff

From the DOH in Marion County: The Miami Herald published a misleading and inaccurate article stating that the Department has not been forthcoming about well water testing r.... Read More

Independent Physician Spotlight

Dec 24, 2018 at 11:15 pm by Staff

. Matthew M. Antonucci, DC, DACNB, FACFN, FICC, learned an important lesson as a youngster from his grandfather. After learning how to use a nail and hammer, his grandfather h.... Read More

DOH Marion County Announces Mobile Health Unit Dates

Dec 20, 2018 at 12:57 am by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit has scheduled its locations for January and February. The bus will provide immunizations and other.... Read More

ACOs, Medical Marijuana, and the Prohibition Hangover

Dec 18, 2018 at 09:06 pm by Staff

See what happens when data is captured By MICHAEL PATTERSON ACOs, or Accountable Care Organizations, are a growing influence on current healthcare. Their power over decis.... Read More

Cardiothoracic Surgery Program earns highest rating from Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Dec 11, 2018 at 08:26 pm by Staff

Ocala Health's Cardiothoracic Surgery program has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in iso.... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Helps Protects New Mothers

Dec 11, 2018 at 07:46 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 f.... Read More

Curaleaf Unveils Ocala's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Dec 04, 2018 at 08:44 pm by Staff

Company's Aggressive Growth in Florida Continues with the Opening of its 18th Location . OCALA - Tuesday, December 11th, Curaleaf, Ocala's first medical marijuana dispensary.... Read More

Coping with Holiday Stress and Depression

Dec 04, 2018 at 08:28 pm by Staff

For many, the holiday season is a time for festivities with friends and family. But for others, this time can bring on or worsen stress, anxiety and depression. Managing men.... Read More

Marion County's World's Greatest Baby Shower Returns for Third Year

Dec 03, 2018 at 10:34 pm by Staff

. Families expecting a new child soon have some additional good news; Marion County's World's Greatest Baby Shower is back for the third year in a row. Organized through the.... Read More

Applications Sought for Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Ocala Regional

Dec 03, 2018 at 09:58 pm by Staff

. The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program, based at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL, has received initial accreditation and is seeking immediate applicants..... Read More

Local Hospital Security Ranked No. 23 in National Security Report

Nov 20, 2018 at 08:11 pm by Staff

The Safety, Security, and Emergency Management Teams at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital have been named number 23 on the 2018 Security.... Read More

Marion County Residents Remain Under Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory

Nov 15, 2018 at 04:06 pm by Staff

. Even though weather is turning cooler outside, residents should continue to take precautions against mosquitoes when outdoors. Three Marion County horses tested positive f.... Read More

Marion County DOH Encourages Residents to Learn Diabetic Risks

Nov 13, 2018 at 11:37 pm by Staff

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County recognizes November as National Diabetes Month, a time set aside every year to raise awareness about diabetes and promote.... Read More