Long-term Survivors of Childhood Cancer May Face Higher Suicide Risk

Oct 25, 2021 at 12:30 am by pj

  Survivors of childhood cancer have increased risks of experiencing various challenges, such as emotional distress, impaired quality of life, and financial burdens. A n.... Read More

Worn-Out Nurses Hit the Road for Better Pay, Stressing Hospital Budgets — and Morale

Oct 23, 2021 at 08:43 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News In parts of the country where covid-19 continues to fill hospitals, a rotating cast of traveling nurs.... Read More

Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute Adds Nationally Recognized Cardiothoracic Surgeons to Team

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:25 pm by pj

Paul Massimiano, MD, and Anthony Rongione, MD, add expertise and experience to bring new and innovative treatment options for valve disease and heart failure.   Orlando.... Read More

Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis Might be Addressed Through Better Patient-doctor Conversations

Oct 20, 2021 at 08:55 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque It can be a disquieting moment for a patient. A lump or bump is found on their neck. It’s a thyroid nodule. Is it cancer? Many of those patients will p.... Read More

Physician Opinion: The Unvaccinated Are Looking Smarter Every Week 

Oct 20, 2021 at 07:31 pm by pj

By Thomas T. Siler, M.D.  Article originally published in American Thinker There is a massive propaganda push against those choosing not to vaccinate against COVID.... Read More

Scientists Search for Cause of Mysterious Covid-Related Inflammation in Children

Oct 20, 2021 at 05:29 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Like most other kids with covid, Dante and Michael DeMaino seemed to have no serious symptoms. Infected in mid-February, both los.... Read More

They Treat Me Like I’m Old and Stupid: Seniors Decry Health Providers’ Age Bias

Oct 20, 2021 at 05:10 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Joanne Whitney, 84, a retired associate clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California-San Francisco, often.... Read More

Thinking Outside the Box to Solve School Hunger

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:59 pm by pj

By Elizabeth Santiago   From making new friends to making it to school on time, students have plenty to worry about on a day-to-day basis. One thing they shouldn&rsquo.... Read More

Brain Researcher Presented with AMA Distinguished Service Award

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:51 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Carolyn C. Meltzer, M.D., an internationally recognized imaging scientist, academic administrator, and social justice advocate.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health Convenes Panel on The Future of Children’s Health in Florida

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:45 pm by pj

  Breakfast event serves as a kickoff to Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Future of Florida Summit   Nemours Children’s Health experts will convene a dis.... Read More

A Labor of Love: The Unseen Struggle of Grandparent Caregivers

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:40 pm by pj

Larry Cooper, MSW, LCSW   Life doesn’t always follow a direct path; instead, we face detours and other obstacles along the journey. For thousands of Central Flori.... Read More

Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Presented with AMA Scientific Achievement AwardPioneering Transplant Surgeon Presented with AMA Scientific Achievement Award

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:36 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Christian P. Larsen, M.D., D.Phil., an Atlanta-based transplant surgeon and immunologist, with the 2021 Scientific Achievement.... Read More

Chair of Surgery at UF College of Medicine Named to the National Academy of Medicine

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:56 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer GAINESVILLE — Gilbert Rivers Upchurch Jr., M.D., the Edward M. Copeland III and Ann and Ira Horowitz Chair in the University of Florida College of M.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Announces Partnership with Partners in Care: Together for Kids

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

  St. Francis Reflections is the state’s only provider of choice for PIC:TFK in Brevard county   TITUSVILLE - St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care&nb.... Read More

Michele Nichols appointed Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager at ServisFirst Bank of Central Florida

Oct 19, 2021 at 06:30 pm by pj

With 19 years' experience, Michele Nichols was appointed Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager with ServisFirst Bank of Central Florida, a $13B commercial bank foc.... Read More

UF-led Study: Opportunities Exist for Improving Blood Pressure Control and Reducing Health Disparities

Oct 19, 2021 at 02:18 pm by pj

By Matt Splett GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida-led study of nearly 2 million Americans found that one in three individuals lack proper blood pressure control, wit.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on Health Park to Serve Growing Lake Mary Community

Oct 19, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

    AdventHealth has broken ground on a state-of-the-art health park that will provide a wide range of specialty services to Lake Mary and Seminole County res.... Read More

Difficult Conversations During a Pandemic

Oct 18, 2021 at 09:56 pm by pj

By ELIZABETH GALFO, MD   As providers, we continuously communicate with our patients and families. We listen to their medical histories, ask them to open wide, say aaah.... Read More

FDA’s Delay on Juul, Menthol Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Puts Kids at Risk 

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM   As many students return to school for the first time in months, the American Lung Association urges FDA to act swiftly in ending sale of.... Read More

Telehealth Waivers Are Gone, But Florida Providers Still Must Mind Virtual Care Risks

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:35 pm by pj

  By JONATHAN ROMERO   Like healthcare providers across the country, Florida’s medical community found the state’s telehealth emergency waivers to be.... Read More