Volusia-Brevard Local News

Next Showdown in Congress: Protecting Workers vs. Protecting Employers in the Pandemic

Jul 14, 2020 at 01:02 pm by pj

By Christina Jewett and Melissa Bailey Congressional leaders are squaring off over the next pandemic relief bill in a debate over whom Congress should step up.... Read More

Medical Cannabis Providing Relief from PTSD-related Symptoms

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   In the soon to be released September 2020 issue of Journal of Affective Disorders, a study done by the University of Pennsylvania Scho.... Read More

Families Of Health Workers Killed By COVID Fight For Denied Workers’ Comp Benefits

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:18 pm by pj

(DigitalVision/Getty Images) By Melissa Bailey and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News James “Mike” Anderson was a hospital employee in suburban.... Read More

States Allow Nursing Home Visits As Families Charge Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm by pj

(Rosa Garcia/Getty Images) By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News States across the country are beginning to roll back heart-wrenching policies instituted when the corona.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:15 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 291,629 Total resident deaths: 4,409 Total Hospitalizations: 18,881 New resid.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center RN, Karla Foster Scholarship Touching the Community

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:04 am by pj

  Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Registered Nurse Karla Foster lived a life of caring that has touched people – and will touch generations to come - through her son&.... Read More

AdventHealth performs free back-to-school sports physicals for Volusia County School Athletes

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:52 am by pj

  Join AdventHealth for free, pre-participation sports physicals for Volusia County School District student-athletes (grades 6-12).   Registration is required for.... Read More

AMA Expands Online Education Hub Physicians and Health Care Professionals

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

  AMA Ed HubTM features new educational content from American Society of Addiction Medicine, Obesity Medicine Association, and the Society of Hospita.... Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminars Coming

Jul 13, 2020 at 11:19 pm by pj

You and your staff are invited to take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This is.... Read More

Researches Find Insurance Status Affects Treatment, Outcomes in Child Brain Injuries  

Jul 13, 2020 at 10:37 am by pj

  Insurance status affected the amount of treatment received and the patient’s chance of survival in cases of brain injury in children, a team of researchers from.... Read More

Orlando Pioneers New, Personalized Medical Concierge Program for Convention Events  

Jul 10, 2020 at 11:36 pm by pj

  The country’s leading meetings and convention destination, Orlando,  announced a collaboration between the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC),.... Read More

CMS Directs Additional Resources to Nursing Homes in COVID-19 Hotspots

Jul 10, 2020 at 08:55 pm by pj

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the agency’s targeted approach to provide additional resources to nursing homes in coronavirus disease 2.... Read More

Integrated Physician Network Supports Non-Profit to Address Social Determinants of Health

Jul 10, 2020 at 05:23 pm by pj

  Primary Partners, an integrated network owned and led by independent physicians who value quality healthcare, announces the formation of a non-profit focused on reduci.... Read More

As COVID Testing Soars, Wait Times for Results Jump to a Week or More

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:17 pm by pj

 (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)   By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Elliot Truslow went to a CVS drugstore on June 15 in Tucson, Arizona, to get tested.... Read More

Amid Surge, Hospitals Hesitate To Cancel Nonemergency Surgeries

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:09 pm by pj

The Image Bank/Getty Images By Samantha Young Three months ago, the nation watched as COVID-19 patients overwhelmed New York City’s intensive care units, forcing.... Read More

Shingles Vaccination Rate Soars But Leaves Many Behind

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:03 pm by pj

(EyeEm/Getty Images) By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Worried about the high cost of the copayment for the shingles vaccine, Jacky Felder, a Medicare beneficia.... Read More

High Court Allows Employers To Opt Out Of ACA’s Mandate On Birth Control Coverage

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:00 pm by pj

Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)   By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The Supreme Court Wednesday settled — at least for now — a decade’s w.... Read More

Analysis: How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly

Jul 09, 2020 at 02:56 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Yes, of course, Americans’ health is priceless, and reining in a deadly virus that has trashed the economy.... Read More

COVID-Tracking Apps Proliferate, But Will They Really Help?

Jul 09, 2020 at 02:52 pm by pj

Getty Images   By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News My 18-year-old daughter, Caroline, responded quickly when I told her that she’d soon be able t.... Read More

Marketing: If Not Now, When?

Jul 09, 2020 at 01:49 pm by pj

    Almost every practice has its numbers. Patient volume down, revenue down and reserves often too thin to hold on to the entire staff. COVID-19 has spread everyt.... Read More