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Moderna Ships Doses of Variant Specific Vaccine to NIH for Testing

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:35 am by pj

February 24, 2021   Company also provides update on strategy for addressing SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern CAMBRIDGE - Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a.... Read More

It’s Time to Get Back to Normal? Not According to Science.

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:28 am by pj

  Victoria Knight Kaiser Health News The science says “open the schools, stop wearing masks outside, and everyone at low risk should start living normal lives.&rd.... Read More

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:21 am by pj

  Christina Jewett and JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News and Rachana Pradhan Covid-19 infections from variant strains are quickly spreading across the U.S., but there.... Read More

Covid Vaccine Websites Violate Disability Laws, Create Inequity for the Blind

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:13 am by pj

  Lauren Weber and Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News Many covid vaccination registration and information websites at the federal, state and local levels violate disabili.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Feb 24, 2021 at 04:00 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 1,885,661 Total resident deaths: 30,340 Total resident hospitalizations: 78,47.... Read More

AdventHealth Finally Breaks Ground on 12-Story Tower Bringing Additional Services to Central Florida Network

Feb 23, 2021 at 03:53 pm by pj

  The tower, located off I-4 on the Health Village campus in Orlando, will be home to the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, neurology and neurosurgery services, an ambulato.... Read More

Calling All Vaccinators: Closing the Next Gap in Covid Supply and Demand

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:52 am by pj

  Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Beating back covid right now comes down to balancing supply and demand. With hopes pinned to vaccines, demand has far outstripped t.... Read More

After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:43 am by pj

  Rachana Pradhan and Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News   The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times.... Read More

Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving Covid-Infected Lungs

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:39 am by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted covid-19 and died last fall two months after receiving a tainted double-lung transplant f.... Read More

Countless Homebound Patients Still Wait for Covid Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:29 am by pj

  Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sendi.... Read More

AMA, Satcher Health Leadership Institute Launch New Physician Fellowship Program to Confront Health Inequities

Feb 23, 2021 at 12:12 am by pj

  First-of-its-kind initiative aims to reshape the future of health equity advocacy, improve health outcomes   CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (A.... Read More

Curis Decontamination

Feb 22, 2021 at 11:29 pm by pj

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Staying Ahead in Healthcare: Looking for a Practice Partner

Feb 18, 2021 at 06:57 pm by pj

  By ANDREW MINTZ    President of InnovaCare Health shares thoughts on navigating change   The healthcare industry is constantly evolving. That’s.... Read More

Cannabis Demonstrates Improvement in Opioid Addiction Outcomes

Feb 18, 2021 at 06:50 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   Cannabis demonstrates improved treatment outcomes for people suffering from opioid addiction and reduced risk from accidental fentanyl.... Read More

New National Cancer Genetic Screening Program

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:54 pm by pj

  National Cancer Initiative Offers a Comprehensive Testing Panel to Analyze the BRCA Genes and Over 60 Other Cancer Susceptibility Genes   JScreen, a national pu.... Read More

‘I Wanted to Go in There and Help’ Nursing Schools See Enrollment Bump Amid Pandemic

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:15 pm by pj

  Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News    Last December, Mirande Gross graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, with a bachelor’s.... Read More

Why Biden Has a Chance to Cut Deals With Red State Holdouts on Medicaid

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:11 pm by pj

  Noam N. Levey , Kaiser Health News   President Joe Biden has an unexpected opening to cut deals with red states to expand Medicaid, raising the prospect th.... Read More

Prominent Scientists Call on CDC to Better Protect Workers From Covid

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:06 pm by pj

  Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News   A prominent group of academics is pressing the Biden administration to move faster and take stronger action to protect hi.... Read More

Clermont Council Approves Encompass Health’s 100-Bed Physical Rehabilitation Center

Feb 18, 2021 at 03:51 pm by pj

  CLERMONT – The Clermont City Council unanimously approved Encompass Health Corp.’s (NYSE: EHC) plans for a 100-bed, inpatient physical rehabilitation.... Read More

Orlando Health Cancer Institute Launches Bone Marrow Transplant Services

Feb 17, 2021 at 10:40 am by pj

  Cancer patients Kimberly Smythe, 34, and Brita Edlbauer, 70, rang the bell today and are going home less than three weeks after becoming the first patients to receiv.... Read More