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7 science-based strategies to boost your willpower and succeed with your...

New Years 2020 By Jelena Kecmanovic, Georgetown University It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set...

Flu activity increasing statewide

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange CountyThe recent Florida Flu Review indicates an increase in the level of Flu activity in Central...

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AdventHealth pilots nursing model that could transform patient care nationwide

The new model allows nurses to focus on patient care, less on paperwork From AdventHealth AdventHealth is pleased to announce preliminary results of a pilot project that...

Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change

By Cynthia Curl, Boise State University “Organic” is more than just a passing fad. Organic food sales totaled a record US$45.2 billion in 2017, making...

7,236 free vaccines provided at Back-to-School Immunization event

From the Department of Health/Orange County On Sunday, August 4, 2019, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) wrapped up a very successful...

Improving the wellness of our region

Throughout the country, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have become an integral part of the health care safety net for a vast majority of...

Conspiracy theories and fear of needles contribute to vaccine hesitancy for many parents

By Timothy Callaghan, Texas A&M University and Matt Motta, Oklahoma State University Over 1,160 cases of measles have been confirmed in the U.S. in 2019....

Back-to-School Immunization event ends August 4th

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County’s no-cost Back-to-School Immunization event ends in four days on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Immunizations are available...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in treatment and related...

By Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul...

U.S. News & World Report names AdventHealth Orlando #1 hospital in Florida

From AdventHealth Seven of AdventHealth’s specialty programs — including diabetes; gastroenterology, gynecology; urology and neurosurgery — ranked among the nation’s best, and the hospital was...

Health officials issue mosquito-borne illness warning

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange County The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) today advised residents there has been an...

4 Ways to Help With Effects Associated With Being Overweight

Being overweight can cause many underlying and serious health issues. Those that are overweight may suffer from multiple types of illnesses, knowingly and unknowingly....