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Conspiracy theories and fear of needles contribute to vaccine hesitancy for...

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...

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3 Common Causes of Infertility in Women That are Actually Treatable

If you’re a woman having trouble getting pregnant, you’re not alone. Around 6.1 million women suffer from this issue and still go on to...

Rep. Demings Releases New Drug Price Report

Focus on Congress From the office of Rep. Val Demings  Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) toured True Health and held a roundtable discussion with patients, health care...

Fathers need to care for themselves as well as their kids – but often...

Father's Day 2019 By Derek M. Griffith and Elizabeth C. Stewart, Vanderbilt University If you had to choose, which would you rather have: a healthy father or...

Tips to Prevent Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion

From the Florida Department of Health-Orange County Summer is here and so are the high temperatures that can cause heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The Florida...

Tackling the 2019 Florida allergy season: Mango Pollen

Nobody likes allergies. In fact, a recent study from Cornell University's Survey Research Institute found that up to 59% of travelers would choose a hotel...

Does hitting the snooze button really help you feel better?

By Steven Bender, Texas A&M University To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Most of us probably...

Over 62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled amid E.coli worries

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E....

Community Health Centers hosts hiring event in June

From Community Health Centers Community Health Centers, Inc. is hosting a hiring event for various positions in the healthcare field on Saturday, June 1st from...

Orange County recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month in May

Photo Caption:  Orange County Corrections officers, Orange County Corrections Chief Louis A. Quiñones and Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings attend the Greater Orlando...

When words heal: A day in the life of a clinical social worker

By Amanda Reineck  My grandmother was in foster care back in the 1920s. In reality, there wasn’t much ‘care’ in the system back then. Unprotected by...