Volusia-Brevard Local News

Our Aging Population Needs Regenerative Medicine

Jan 03, 2020 at 03:13 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN, SR.   There is an exciting development in China; Chinese hospitals are starting to sell experimental cell therapies... China is cr.... Read More

Extending ‘Healthspan’: Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

Jan 02, 2020 at 05:14 pm by pj

  Sharon Jayson, Kaiser Health News Retired state employees Vickey Benford, 63, and Joan Caldwell, 61, are Golden Rollers, a group of the over-50 set that gets out on a.... Read More

A Reality Check On Artificial Intelligence: Are Health Care Claims Overblown?

Jan 02, 2020 at 05:05 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News   Health products powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable se.... Read More

Being a Long-Distance Caregiver Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful

Dec 27, 2019 at 02:26 am by pj

By CLAIRE WENTZ     Are you a long distance caregiver to an elderly parent or relative? Being a caregiver can be exhausting, and if you live far away from your lov.... Read More

Vaccinations and Screenings for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

Dec 26, 2019 at 06:20 pm by pj

  By SRINIVAS SEELA, MD; DR. AMISH PATEL; RITHVIK SEELA   Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at an increased risk for developing&nb.... Read More

Texas Law Highlights Dilemma Over Care For Patients With No Hope Of Survival

Dec 25, 2019 at 10:51 pm by pj

Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News FORT WORTH, Texas ― Critically ill Tinslee Lewis ― a Fort Worth baby embroiled in a dispute between her family and a hospital over whether.... Read More

Electronic Health Records Creating A ‘New Era’ Of Health Care Fraud

Dec 25, 2019 at 10:08 pm by pj

The federal government funneled billions in subsidies to software vendors who overstated or deceived the government about what their products could do, according to whistleblo.... Read More

Reports Of Patients’ Deaths Linked To Heart Devices Lurk Below Radar

Dec 25, 2019 at 09:21 pm by pj

    Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News The Food and Drug Administration continues to file thousands of reports of patients’ deaths related to medical devi.... Read More

Voice Your Opinion on CMS rule to Weaken Stark Law

Dec 21, 2019 at 09:12 pm by pj

Open comment period closes Dec. 31   The Administration is seeking comment from the public and health professionals on a proposed regulation that could signficantly imp.... Read More

Medical Malpractice Arbitration Cap Upheld

Dec 19, 2019 at 04:02 pm by pj

  On Wednesday, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal upheld the constitutionality of a damage cap in medical malpractice cases tied to an arbitration system..... Read More

Listen: The Cost Of PrEP, The HIV Prevention Pill

Dec 19, 2019 at 03:20 pm by pj

  KHN correspondent Shefali Luthra joined a discussion on the Vox podcast “Today, Explained” about the cost dynamics surrounding pre-exposure prophylaxis,.... Read More

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Portion Of Obamacare

Dec 19, 2019 at 03:12 pm by pj

    Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News A federal appeals court panel in New Orleans dealt another blow to the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, agreeing with a lowe.... Read More

Analysis: In Medical Billing, Fraudulent Charges Weirdly Pass As Legal

Dec 17, 2019 at 05:08 pm by pj

  Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Much of what we accept as legal in medical billing would be regarded as fraud in any other sector. I have been circling aroun.... Read More

What Would Happen If The ACA Went Away?

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:56 pm by pj

  Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News Any day now, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans could rule the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. At least it.... Read More

Surprising Swings In Momentum For Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:50 pm by pj

  Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News After months of hearings and negotiations, millions of dollars in attack ads, full-court press lobbying efforts and countless rounds.... Read More

Anxiety, Sleep and the Use of CBD

Dec 16, 2019 at 05:31 pm by pj

By CONNIE ORTIZ   CBD oil is derived from hemp – industrial hemp. It’s grown specifically with low levels of THC. However, just because CBD has the legal li.... Read More

Price Transparency, Not 'Medicare for All,' is the Answer to Reducing Health Care Costs

Dec 16, 2019 at 04:53 pm by pj

  By Cynthia Fisher,      Reposted with permission from the Association of Independent Doctors     The cost of health care is the number on.... Read More

The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

Dec 12, 2019 at 02:17 pm by pj

Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News It was a promise Matt Perrin wasn’t able to keep. “I’ll never take away your independence,” he’d told his mot.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Chief Financial Officer for Medical Group

Dec 11, 2019 at 09:23 pm by pj

AdventHealth has selected Sam Fulton as chief financial officer for AdventHealth Medical Group in the Central Florida Division – North Region.   Effective Jan. 6.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare and Mark Licht, MD, Establish Region’s First Men’s Reproductive Health Program

Dec 09, 2019 at 10:23 pm by pj

Dr. Mark Licht   TITUSVILLE – Filling a pressing need for specialized local care, Parrish Medical Group (PMG) has established the region’s only medical prac.... Read More