August 3, 2015

Healthcare

Online Access

Within the next five to 10 years every Floridian's medical records may be little more than a click away. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Breathing Lessons

Dr. Lyn Johnson says too many people breathe too quickly and inhale longer than they exhale, which can raise blood pressure. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

High Anxiety

Floridians are a stressed out bunch. One particular source of stress this time of year is the threat of hurricanes. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Skin Deep

Research is showing promise in treating skin cancer. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

A Growing Concern

Every seven seconds, a Baby Boomer turns 60, Assistant U.S. Secretary for Aging Josefina Carbonell said when she testified before the U.S. Senate. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Trendsetters - Healthcare - April 07

Stephen Sanders, School of Physical Education, USF; Lisa Witherspoon, XRKade Research Lab, USF; Todd Keller, IMC Healthcare; Frank Sacco, Memorial Healthcare System; Kelley Rice-Schild, Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Nisha M. Broodie, Univer Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Focusing on a Niche

Dr. Barry Kay got the idea to offer after-hours and weekend eye exams after working late at his Hollywood Eyes office. Executives strolled in, he says, after dining at neighboring restaurants. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Aftermath of a Drug-Testing Firm

What happened to SFBC International, a once fast-growing drug-testing firm in Miami? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Fear Factor: Medical Malpractice

Legal reforms have brightened the medical malpractice horizon, but physicians are still wary of lawsuits -- and still angry at high insurance premiums. More than 2,000 now choose to go without insurance. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Dimensions of the Heart

New techniques give doctors insight into possible problems. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Healthcare

Florida's experiment to allocate Medicaid dollars more efficiently will get plenty of scrutiny. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

An Anti-AIDS Blitz

In his State of the Union address a year ago, President Bush called for a nationwide effort to tackle the HIV/AIDS crisis. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Custom Diets

People who've tried one-size-fits-all diets are turning to a growing trend in weight management: Highly customized nutrition plans developed through a process called metabolic typing. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Face Value

Loosely regulated, the medical spa business in Florida is growing fast, selling everything from $350 Botox injections to $2,000 laser hair removal treatments. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

CEO Trends Survey Results and Reactions

Florida CEOs outlook: The Economy in 2007, Emergent Issues, Property Values, Expanding Markets...etc. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Healthy Competition

A decade ago, two non-profit hospitals in a small market got two new CEOs. Using different strategies, they've kept their hospitals competitive - and reshaped healthcare in northwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Shopping for Bargain Filler

An exchange on Medical Spas Online's "physician-to-physician" message board reflects the unregulated aspect of the industry. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Mishaps

Walk into a local medical spa, and you may be swept away by the scent of aromatherapy and the promise of youthful rejuvenation. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Medical Growth

When the Burnham Institute for Medical Research broke the news in August that it will build a research facility in Orlando, local leaders called the event the most significant announcement since Walt Disney shared his plans for a theme park in central Flo Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Air of Hope

Researchers are working on new ways of detecting and treating lung cancer, the most deadly form of cancer in the U.S Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

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