North Central Florida Local News

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

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

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

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

First-of-its-kind Study Reveals Pairing OBs with Mental Health Professionals Increases Likelihood of Identifying, Treating Depression

Feb 07, 2020 at 12:49 pm by pj

  Depression in women is a common problem not only after pregnancy but also during pregnancy. If not treated, it can have a serious and potentially dangerous impact.... Read More

Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians

Feb 07, 2020 at 03:02 am by pj

New AMA survey illustrates tech expectations of a growing number of physiciansCHICAGO - Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 201.... Read More

CHC Healthcare Hiring Event in Winter Garden

Feb 05, 2020 at 10:00 pm by pj

  Saturday, February 29th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Community Health Centers, Inc. is hosting a hiring even.... Read More

Proposed Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D: Hopes for Better Coverage, More Access, Improved Transparency

Feb 05, 2020 at 09:36 pm by pj

  Proposed rule and Advance Notice continue to strengthen the popular private Medicare health and drug plans Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (C.... Read More

UF Health The Villages® Hospital Freestanding ER Now Seeing Patients

Feb 05, 2020 at 12:58 am by pj

  THE VILLAGES, Fla. — UF Health has officially opened its newest freestanding emergency room, providing convenient access to high-quality health care for area res.... Read More

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

Feb 04, 2020 at 12:06 pm by pj

  Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Image by Maria Fabrizio   Dr. Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest.... Read More

Ocala Regional Medical Center Now Offers TCAR Procedure

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:57 am by pj

  OCALA - Ocala Regional Medical Center now offers a newer minimally invasive procedure, Trans Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), to treat carotid artery disease a.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Celebrates the Opening of New Inpatient Rehab Center

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:49 am by pj

 Chester Lemon, 65, of Tavares, uses the ArmeoSpring system for the first time.      In January, the community joined AdventHealth Waterman to celebrate.... Read More

AdventHealth Expanding Network with ER and Health Park

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:46 am by pj

   ER, primary and specialty services to fill local care gap in fast-growing Clermont   CLERMONT – AdventHealth is making a $35 million investment in t.... Read More

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:33 am by pj

    February 7, 2020 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To raise awareness and prevent the transmission of the HIV virus, the Area 7 program of the Florida.... Read More