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When your son goes blind…

By Camille Dolan/UCF Forum columnist There is nothing in the parenting manual that tells you what to do, well, ever. For me, each day was...

Community Health Centers receives national recognition

From Community Health Centers Central Florida based Community Health Centers was, recently, announced as a Best and the Brightest Company to Work For by the...

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Can your heart grow three sizes? A doctor reads ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

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...

Most caregivers of people with dementia are family members, and they need help

First published on theconversation.com. Family care of an older adult has emerged as an essential element of the U.S. health care system, with 83 percent...

Chemotherapy with Immunotherapy May Double Lung Cancer Survival Time

From the Florida Hospital Blog Oncologist and executive medical director of the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Mark A. Socinski, MD, is an internationally recognized expert...

Fine particle air pollution is a public health emergency hiding in plain sight

By Douglas Brugge, Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University, and Kevin James Lane, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University. Editor's Note:...

During National Diabetes Awareness Month “maintain don’t gain”

From the Florida Department of Health-Orange County November is American Diabetes Month® and the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) seeks to increase diabetes...

Steps to take to keep the flu away

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange County  Flu Prevention Reminders The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) wants to remind you of steps...

Why health apps are like the Wild West, with Apple just riding into town

By, Michael L. Millenson, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and first published on theconversation.com. The heart rate monitor built...

The mental health impact of disasters like Michael, Irma or Maria

By J. Brian Houston, Associate Professor of Communication and Public Health, University of Missouri-Columbia and Jennifer M. First, Disaster Mental Health Program Manager, Disaster and...

Take a break: Why rest is the foundation of physical health

From Florida Hospital News “And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy because it was the day when He rested from all His...