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  • Fitness Files: Your health may be in your hands

    Last Saturday, I walked out of a meeting with a doctor-friend who said, "I'm tired of the TV news hysteria about Ebola. Do you know how many die of hospital-born infections every year, just because medical staff doesn't follow hand-washing protocols?"...
  • Training gaps noted at Hampton VA after patient death

    Training gaps noted at Hampton VA after patient death
    — An investigation into a patient death at the Hampton VA Medical Center found that nurses failed to perform timely rounds and staff did not document significant changes in the patient's condition. Investigators could not substantiate a third...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Medical marijuana loses to entrepreneurial greed

    Medical marijuana loses to entrepreneurial greed
        Well, this is Florida. The rules are different here. Where else can you win a race with 58% of the vote and lose the election? Only here, of course. Here’s the thing. We have a process in Florida that allows citizens to amend the...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Government reveals $3.5 billion in industry ties to doctors, hospitals

    Opening the book on long-hidden industry relationships, the federal government revealed nearly $3.5 billion worth of payments and other ties that U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals have with drug and medical-device companies. These financial details,...
  • Allentown team gives patients much more than medicine

     Allentown team gives patients much more than medicine
    A group of caregivers, social workers, clergy and patients recently engaged in a lively but friendly exercise in downtown Allentown about how they'd like to improve wellness in a city filled with top-ranked health-care providers and untold numbers of...
  • Transportation troubles hinder care for health care superusers

    Transportation troubles hinder care for health care superusers
    When a team of health-care and social service workers in Allentown went looking for frequent visitors to emergency departments and hospitals, they quickly learned that many were dialysis patients. Ask those patients what's most important for maintaining...
  • Lawyers versus doctors in costly Prop. 46 campaign wars

    Lawyers versus doctors in costly Prop. 46 campaign wars
    A ballot initiative that pits lawyers against doctors has set off one of this year's fiercest campaign wars, a costly clash over increasing state limits on malpractice damages and imposing drug testing on physicians. Proposition 46 would raise the cap...
  • Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs

    Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs
    Ten years ago, Alvin Bolster was told his heart disease was so advanced, he only had three months to live. The doctors were wrong. His heart was in terrible shape, but the 77-year-old former engineer stabilized and even wrote a series of columns for...
  • Tangier Island clinic is in excellent health

    Tangier Island clinic is in excellent health
    From the broad, welcoming porch of the Tangier Island health center, physician assistant E. Inez Pruitt can look over her childhood home on one side and the grave of her mentor, David B. Nichols, on the other. When Nichols died in 2010, the physician...