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  • Implanted device helps monitor heart failure

    Implanted device helps monitor heart failure
    Local hospitals are starting to use a new dime-sized sensor that is implanted in patients with heart failure and allows data to be transmitted to doctors. The sensor measures the pressure in a pulmonary artery, which sends blood from the heart to the...
  • Jameis Winston excels during throwing drills at NFL Scouting Combine

    Jameis Winston excels during throwing drills at NFL Scouting Combine
    Jameis Winston smiled and laughed. He stared stoically at times. He even broke out the tomahawk chop at one point. FSU’s quarterback was entertaining, as usual, during throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. But more...
  • More health clinics opening at drug stores

    More health clinics opening at drug stores
    Tucked in the back corner of the Rite Aid drugstore on York Road in North Baltimore sits a small medical office with two exam rooms equipped with freezers of vaccines, blood pressure monitors and the many other tools needed to diagnose and treat common...
  • Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care

    Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care
    That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day. Why give your doctors permission to incorporate data from fitness trackers and health apps into electronic patient records? Well, they might spot signs...
  • Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed

    Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed
    Nearly 180 patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center may have been exposed to potentially deadly bacteria from contaminated medical scopes, and two deaths have already been linked to the outbreak. Update: FDA issues warning on contaminated medical...
  • LifeBridge launches practice tending to those leaving the hospital

    LifeBridge launches practice tending to those leaving the hospital
    LifeBridge Health, which includes Sinai and Northwest hospitals, plans to launch a practice that will focus on fragile patients just out of the hospital in an effort to improve the continuity of care and reduce hospital readmissions. The new group,...
  • Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors

    Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors
    TALLAHASSEE — As Florida grows and gets more gray, a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas could strain the health-care system, leading to longer wait times, lower-quality care and higher costs. That's the conclusion of a study released...
  • Hopkins helps make training videos on Ebola and infectious disease care

    Hopkins helps make training videos on Ebola and infectious disease care
    A patient makes her way into a hospital emergency department looking feverish and says she feels sick. Asked whether she has traveled overseas in the past few weeks, she says she went to a funeral in Sierra Leone, a country hard hit by the Ebola...
  • More will visit doctors by teleconference under proposed state law

    More will visit doctors by teleconference under proposed state law
    Imagine getting out of bed with a fever but you don't want to go to a doctor's office. "You pull up your iPad and actually see a doctor in your pajamas from your couch." That's a possibility envisioned by state Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Jacksonville, on...
  • Orlando Health officials fret over physician shortage

    Orlando Health officials fret over physician shortage
    TALLAHASSEE - Florida is growing and greying. That could lead to a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas of medicine that would put a strain on the health care system in central Florida, leading to longer wait times, lower quality care and...
  • Covered California makes final push for Obamacare sign-ups

    Covered California makes final push for Obamacare sign-ups
    Short of its enrollment goal ahead of a Sunday deadline, California's Obamacare exchange made a final push for sign-ups at Los Angeles area clinics, churches and shopping malls. Covered California officials said enrollment was up sharply heading into...