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Can your heart grow three sizes? A doctor reads ‘How the...

Christmas 2018 By Richard Gunderman, Indiana University At the beginning of Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the green, pot-bellied, feline-faced Grinch is a bitter,...

Department of Health offers free drive-thru flu shot clinic

From the Florida Department of Health-Orange County On Saturday, December 15th, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) will host a free Drive-thru Flu...

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

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...

Immunotherapy cures woman’s late-stage breast cancer

From Florida Hospital News The news that a 49-year-old Port St. Lucie woman has recovered from late-stage breast cancer using a new form of immunotherapy...

Keep the vaccine between you and the flu this season

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange County  The start of the 2018 Flu season is right around the corner, and the Florida Department of...

Mapping the 100 trillion cells that make up your body

By Mark Atkinson, Professor of Medicine, University of Florida and first published on theconversation.com. There are about 100 trillion cells that make up the human body....

How many Americans really misuse opioids? Why scientists still aren’t sure

By Joseph Palamar, Associate Professor of Population Health, New York University Langone Medical Center and first published on theconversation.com. With rates of prescription opioid use disorder...

Cracking the sugar code: Why the ‘glycome’ is the next big thing in health...

By Emanual Maverakis, Carlito Lebrilla, and Jenny Wang. Editor's Note: This article was first published on theconversation.com. When you think of sugar, you probably think of the sweet,...

Math shows how DNA twists, turns and unzips

By Mariel Vazquez, Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Davis and first published on theconversation.com. If you’ve ever seen a picture of a DNA molecule, you...

Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

By Satchin Panda, Professor of Regulatory Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Adjunct Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at UCSD, University of...

Community Health Centers hosting hiring event for LPN’s

Community Health Centers, Inc. is hosting a hiring event for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Winter Garden on Saturday, September 8th, 9:00 a.m. until...

Department of Health in Orange County welcomes new preventative medicine resident

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange County The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is pleased to welcome Preventive Medicine Resident Tolu...