North Central Florida Local News

Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults -- And Tailoring A Solution

Mar 19, 2019 at 06:17 pm by Staff

. Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. "Go out and find som.... Read More

Marion County Ranks 52nd in Florida in RWJF Health Rankings

Mar 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Staff

. OCALA -- Marion County ranked 52nd out of Florida's 67 counties for overall health outcomes in the newly released 2019 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool released by.... Read More

AdventHealth is Revved Up and Ready to Provide Health Care Services at Sebring International Raceway

Mar 12, 2019 at 11:44 pm by Staff

. The newly renovated Midway medical center opens Wednesday to provide health care services to drivers, crews and fans during SuperSebring weekend. . Sebring - As the O.... Read More

Ocala Regional Medical Center Offers Higher Level of Stroke Care than Primary Stroke Centers

Mar 12, 2019 at 10:37 pm by Staff

. Ocala Regional Medical Center now offers a higher level of care for complex stroke cases and becomes the first and only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Marion County. Why I.... Read More

Leesburg Regional Medical Center Now Offers the Newest Technology Available to Detect Breast Cancer

Mar 12, 2019 at 09:54 pm by Staff

Mammograms just got more comfortable at Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC). GE Healthcare has collaborated with LRMC to bring the next generation in 3-D mammography techn.... Read More

A Game Changer in Canine Scent-Based Cancer Detection: BioScentDX

Mar 05, 2019 at 08:38 pm by Staff

Screenings offer affordable, non-invasive means of early cancer detection . By MELANIE KILGORE-HILL A West Florida startup is changing the future of cancer detection..... Read More

Hospital Cancer Registry Program Earns Prestigious Recognition

Mar 05, 2019 at 08:17 pm by Staff

. Central Florida Health has announced that the Cancer Registry at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital has earned the Jean Byers Oncology Awa.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Holds Quarterly Meeting

Mar 04, 2019 at 11:58 am by Staff

. Employee relations expert, Wendy Sellers, also known as the ER Lady, was spot on in her presentation to the Lake-Sumter Medical Society for their quarterly meeting at Missio.... Read More

Pharma Execs Dig In For A Fight Against Outraged Senators

Feb 26, 2019 at 09:59 pm by Staff

. Emmarie Huetteman and Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Senators got their first opportunity Tuesday to prod drugmakers about the wallet-emptying prices they charge for pres.... Read More

Congress Squares Off With Pharma CEOs In Showdown Over High Drug Prices

Feb 26, 2019 at 09:51 pm by Staff

. Emmarie Huetteman and Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Expect sparks to fly Tuesday as senators get a rare chance to grill the heads of seven major pharmaceutical companies.... Read More

Ocala Health Begins Construction on Maricamp Road ER

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:18 pm by Staff

. OCALA - Area residents, local officials and business leaders were present as Ocala Health leadership broke ground today on the site of the new Maricamp ER, a new freestand.... Read More

The Villages® Regional Hospital Awarded Joint Commission Core Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:14 pm by Staff

. The Villages®, Fl.-- The Villages® Regional Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® Core Certification for both Hip Replacemen.... Read More

Leesburg Regional Medical Center Awarded Joint Commission Core Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:12 pm by Staff

. Leesburg, Fl.-- Leesburg Regional Medical Center announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® Core Certification for both Hip Replacement and.... Read More

One in Three Teens Experiences Toxic Relationships; Learn How to ID, Prevent Harmful Relationships at Feb. 28 Event

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:08 pm by Staff

. OCALA - The teen years can be tough and made worse by toxic relationships, which can be widespread. An estimated one in three girls in the United States is a victim of p.... Read More

Vaccine Storage Too Often Fails To Meet Standards

Feb 12, 2019 at 09:58 pm by Staff

. Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News By correcting one potential error, the Ventura County (Calif.) Health Care Agency accidentally made another -- and jeopardized v.... Read More

Americans Cross Border Into Mexico To Buy Insulin At A Fraction Of U.S. Cost

Feb 12, 2019 at 09:51 pm by Staff

Bram Sable-Smith, Kaiser Health News When Michelle Fenner signed up to run this year's Los Angeles Marathon, it got her thinking: Tijuana, Mexico, is only a 2½-hour drive fr.... Read More

Marion Residents Encouraged To Share Thoughts On Health

Feb 11, 2019 at 11:14 pm by Staff

. Local officials want to know what Marion County residents see as their most pressing health needs. To find out, the Department of Health in Marion County and Well Florida.... Read More

Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills Percolate With Rare Bipartisan Push

Feb 05, 2019 at 08:47 pm by Staff

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News and Emmarie Huetteman Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently wade.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Unveils New Emergency Department

Feb 01, 2019 at 12:48 am by Staff

. AdventHealth Ocala cut the ribbon on phase one of the $27 million emergency department expansion, Monday, February 4th. This phase of the project adds a new waiting room,.... Read More

Healthcare Networking Mixer

Jan 28, 2019 at 12:12 pm by Staff

. Network with other Clinicians, Healthcare Entrepreneurs, and Healthcare Professionals in the area in a fun and relaxed environment. We will also be spotlighting selected.... Read More