Jose Fuentes, MD, FACP, Joining Orlando Primary Medicine

Apr 16, 2021 at 07:48 pm by pj

Dr. Fuentes received his medical degree from the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Hackensack Meridian Mount.... Read More

Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital Welcomes New Urologist

Apr 15, 2021 at 09:30 pm by pj

  David A. Melendez, M.D., has recently joined Orlando Health Medical Group Urology and is based at Orlando Health St. Cloud Hosp.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Apr 15, 2021 at 04:15 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 2,148,448 Total resident deaths: 34,238 Total resident hospitalizations: 87,74.... Read More

Orlando VA to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Lake Nona, Melbourne

Apr 15, 2021 at 03:19 pm by pj

The Orlando VA Healthcare Center is holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the following locations Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17 as supply allows at the following loca.... Read More

Encouraging Optimism in Patients for Better Outcomes

Apr 15, 2021 at 02:57 pm by pj

Power of positive thinking. Looking on the bright side. Find the silver lining.   By APRIL BOYKIN Many of us have heard these quotes as platitudes when we’ve bee.... Read More

Adult-use Legalization Laws not Associated with Adverse Impacts on Public Health

Apr 15, 2021 at 02:40 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   When it comes to cannabis legalization, a common strategy by prohibitionists is to use “doom and gloom” or “fear of.... Read More

‘Rising Star’ Shines

Apr 15, 2021 at 02:37 pm by pj

  UF researcher Erika Moore, PhD, named Forbes 30 under 30 healthcare experts to watch in 2021     University of Florida researcher Erika Moore, PhD, was rec.... Read More

The FDA Seeks a New Way to Review Old Drugs Without Causing Prices to Soar

Apr 15, 2021 at 12:31 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News  Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescr.... Read More

Biden Moves to Overturn Trump Birth Control Rules

Apr 15, 2021 at 12:27 pm by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Biden administration Wednesday formally proposed the repeal of Trump-era regulations barring abortion referral.... Read More

A Year Into Pandemic, Federal Officials Move to Better Protect Frontline Workers

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:01 pm by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News   Federal officials announced new measures to help get fresh, new N95 masks to health care workers and expand their.... Read More

4 Things to Know About the J&J Covid Vaccine Pause

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:57 am by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Four months into the largest U.S. vaccine rollout in decades, it’s become clear that the messaging surrounding covid-1.... Read More

California Syphilis Cases Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:52 am by pj

  By April Dembosky, KQED, Kaiser Health News In certain circles of San Francisco, a case of syphilis can be as common and casual as the flu, to the point wh.... Read More

Lake Nona Collaborates with Microsoft Research for First Virtual Lake Nona Impact Forum

Apr 14, 2021 at 09:25 am by pj

  Online Event Offers Complimentary Access to One of the World’s Most Exclusive Health Innovation Forums Thursday, April 22, 2021 11 A.M. – 1:45 P.M. EASTER.... Read More

True Health to Offer Emergency COVID-19 Infusion Treatment

Apr 14, 2021 at 09:21 am by pj

True Health, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County and Seminole County Emergency Management, will begin offering monoclonal antibody infusi.... Read More

Healthcare Now Radio, April 10, 2021

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:27 pm by pj

Join Larry Jones, CEO, Independent Healthcare Partners, and Dr. Mark Chaet, Pediatric Surgery, PA, along with John Kelly, Publisher of Orlando Medical News as t.... Read More

Covid Spawns ‘Completely New Category’ of Organ Transplants

Apr 13, 2021 at 04:46 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  In a year when covid-19 shattered the pleas of so many who prayed for miracles, a Georgia man with two new lungs.... Read More

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

  By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News   Mary Ann Steiner drove 2½ hours from her home in the St. Louis suburb of University City to the tiny Ozar.... Read More

Biden Seeks $400 Billion to Buttress Long-Term Care. A Look at What’s at Stake.

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:57 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain indepe.... Read More

University of Florida Health, NVIDIA Develop AI Model to Hasten Clinical Trials, Boost Medical Decision-making

Apr 12, 2021 at 04:07 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced.... Read More

Precision Therapeutic Targets for COVID-19

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:44 pm by pj

By Todd Taylor A new review led by a team of UF College of Medicine graduate students evaluates the efficacy of preclinical and clinical drugs that precisely target.... Read More