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Community Health Centers announces new Chief of Pediatrics

Community Health Centers (CHC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Pediatrician Roshni Patel, MD to Chief of Pediatrics.  Dr. Patel, a graduate of...

2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: a turning point in...

By Duane Mitchell, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Florida and first published on theconversation.com. There are moments in the history of scientific achievement that benchmark the...

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Florida Department of Health reminds parents the importance of back to school immunizations

The start of the new school year is just right around the corner, and the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) encourages...

Health alert issued for beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Beef, Pork and Poultry Salad and Wrap Products due to Concerns about Contamination with Cyclospora The U.S. Department of...

Caregiver Connection’s guide to Alzheimer’s care for your loved one

From Caregiver Connections Receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis can be devastating and leaves you with more questions than answers. You are probably wondering about Alzheimer's care,...

Healthy Food, Healthy Brain: How Eating Right Can Help You Avoid Alzheimer’s

From Florida Hospital Apopka Multiple studies have established a connection between healthy food and lower risks of Alzheimer’s disease. One 2015 study found an eating...

How summer and diet damage your DNA, and what you can do

By Adam Barsouk, Research Assistant, University of Pittsburgh and first published on theconversation.com. Today, your body will accumulate quadrillions of new injuries in your DNA. The...

US healthcare companies begin exploring blockchain technologies

By Ana Santos Rutschman, Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University and first published on theconversation.com. The sprawling U.S. healthcare industry has trouble managing patient information:...

Back-to-school health fair offers free immunizations, screenings and backpacks 

From Florida Hospital News  Florida Hospital and ICP Church will host a back-to-school health fair where backpacks, free health screenings, and immunizations will be available...

Apopka named Healthy Community Champion

From the Florida Department of Health The Orange County communities of Apopka, Eatonville, and Orlando were among 46 that were recently named Healthy Community Champions...

Born in the USA: Having a baby is costly and confusing, even for a...

By Simon F. Haeder, Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University and first published on theconversation.com. It is hard to believe that it has been...

Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts

By Matthew Motta, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania and first published on theconversation.com. One of the most contentious areas of health policy over the past two...