North Central Florida Local News

UCF Lake Nona Medical Center is the First Hospital in Central Florida to Offer Incisionless Brain Surgery

Jun 08, 2021 at 07:42 pm by pj

 Procedure Provides Advanced Treatment for Essential Tremor   UCF Lake Nona Medical Center announced today it is the first hospital in Central Florida to prov.... Read More

Addressing Burnout in Radiology

Jun 07, 2021 at 12:04 pm by pj

Take a look at what AI can do for your practice   By MICHAEL KELLEHER, MD    Recently, the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR.... Read More

FDA Approves a Lucrative Alzheimer’s Drug, but Benefits Are Iffy

Jun 06, 2021 at 09:37 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News    The Food and Drug Administration’s decision next week whether to approve the first treatment for Alzheime.... Read More

Analysis: Mounting Pressure on China About Covid ‘Lab Leak’ Could Backfire

Jun 06, 2021 at 09:29 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to determine whether the covid virus, or a near ancestor, em.... Read More

Expanding Insurance Coverage Is Top Priority for New Medicare-Medicaid Chief

Jun 06, 2021 at 09:22 pm by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The new head of the federal agency that oversees health benefits for nearly 150 million Americans and $1 trillion in fe.... Read More

AdventHealth Global Missions Supports Urgent Relief Efforts to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in India

Jun 04, 2021 at 12:51 am by pj

Donations of ventilators, masks and COVID-19-related supplies will be distributed from Central Florida to hospitals overwhelmed by a recent wave of infections and deaths. Adv.... Read More

AdventHealth Physician Research Highlights Need for Genetic Testing to Target Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:43 pm by pj

AdventHealth Cancer Institute Executive Medical Director Dr. Mark Socinski recently published the lead article titled “MET Exon 14 Ski.... Read More

Outpatient Treatment Reduces COVID-19 Severity in High-risk Patients 

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:02 pm by pj

Central Florida physicians can help their non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients avoid potential hospitalization, intubation and death by referring them for monoclonal a.... Read More

The Relationship Between Chronic Medical Illness and Mental Health Diagnoses 

Jun 03, 2021 at 08:41 pm by pj

By MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, Psy.D Dealing with sudden medical events such as a heart attack or stroke, or a chronic medical condition such as diabetes, canc.... Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital Performs First Living Donor Liver Transplant

Jun 03, 2021 at 10:59 am by pj

   Daughter donates part of her liver to mother     WESTON, Fla. – Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital has performed.... Read More

Doctors Tell How to Make the Most of Telehealth Visits

Jun 02, 2021 at 07:07 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News   When the pandemic sidelined in-office visits at his practice, Dr. Dael Waxman “wasn’t exactly thrilled wi.... Read More

Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up in Covid Long-Haulers

Jun 01, 2021 at 03:14 pm by pj

  By Cindy Loose, Kaiser Health News The day Dr. Elizabeth Dawson was diagnosed with covid-19 in October, she awoke feeling as if she had a bad hangover. Fou.... Read More

39 Percent of Therapists Admit to Checking Social Media, Answering Emails During Virtual Sessions

May 31, 2021 at 12:09 pm by pj

  Permission from Expert reviewed by: Caitlin Kingston, LCSW Our new survey found that while the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated mental heal.... Read More

Biden Administration Signals It’s in No Rush to Allow Canadian Drug Imports

May 30, 2021 at 02:36 am by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News    The Biden administration said Friday it has no timeline on whether it will allow stat.... Read More

Health Alert for Blue-green Algae Bloom in Lake Weir Rescinded 

May 28, 2021 at 01:15 pm by pj

OCALA - The health alert issued on May 17 regarding a blue-green algae bloom in Lake Weir has been rescinded. Water samples taken this week at the site of the previously.... Read More

Essential Work: Keeping Families Safe

May 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by pj

By Amy Moncion, LCSW-QS   I’ll be honest: It’s been a long year for social workers. As advocates for child welfare, we know how to handle a full plate. In.... Read More

Alcohol, Not Cannabis, Associated with Changes in Brain Morphology 

May 25, 2021 at 01:00 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   According to a new study published in PubMed through the US National Institutes of Health and the Journal of Biological Ps.... Read More

Five Reasons Why Your Website Is Not Working

May 25, 2021 at 12:33 pm by pj

By JENNIFER CERNA    Having a website in this digital age is a must. Without a website, you lose credibility and business. So, you’ve put one toget.... Read More

Pandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment

May 25, 2021 at 12:12 pm by pj

By Bruce Alpert, Kaiser Health News  Covid-19 is opening the door for researchers to address a problem that has vexed the medical community for decades: the overtr.... Read More

Is the Living Room the Future of Hospital Care?

May 25, 2021 at 12:04 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Major hospital systems are betting big money that the future of hospital care looks a lot like the inside of patients&.... Read More