USF Health, Moffitt Cancer Center launch region’s first academic cardio-oncology program
University of South Florida (USF) Health and Moffitt Cancer Center have established the region’s first academic cardio-oncology program, to join the wave of major academic systems

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Ramping Up a Cardio-Oncology Program

Dr. Michael Fradley takes lead on developing region’s first academic cardio-oncology program
 

By JULIE PARKER

Reducing Risk of Cardiovascular Complications Linked to Cancer Treatment

USF Health, Moffitt Cancer Center launch region’s first academic cardio-oncology program
University of South Florida (USF) Health and Moffitt Cancer Center have established the region’s first academic cardio-oncology program, to join the wave of major academic systems

By JULIE PARKER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Parlane J. Reid, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist, Sarasota Memorial Hospital

 

SARASOTA – Last summer, the American Psychiatric Association gave Distinguished Life Fellow status, its highest honor, to Parlane Reid. A few months later, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System singled out Reid for its most prestigious honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award.

By JEFF WEBB

January 2015

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

Guardian Liberty VoiceSuper Bowl – Four Hours of FoodGuardian Liberty VoiceFor football fans, it is the holy grail of games. For others, the commercials, half-time show and the parties are the big attractions. But, for everyone watching the Super Bowl, whether they admit it in advance, the four hours of football are an annual food fest, ...and more »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 22:53

CBC.caSecond H7N9 bird flu case confirmed in BC; husband of first patientCTV NewsTORONTO - A British Columbia man has been confirmed as Canada's second case of H7N9 bird flu. The unidentified man and his wife are believed to have contracted the virus during a recent trip to China. They are the first North Americans known to have ...Second H7N9 bird flu case confirmed in BCThe Globe and MailA British Columbia man has been confirmed as Canada's second case of H7N9 ...Castanet.netSecond case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in BCCKNW News Talk 980all 47 news articles »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 23:34

NBCNews.comBuzz Kill: 3 Daily Cocktails May Boost Stroke Risk: StudyNBCNews.comYou may want to keep that third beer of the night stashed in your fridge. People in their 50s and 60s who down more than two alcoholic beverages daily have a 34 percent higher risk of stroke compared to lighter drinkers — and are more apt to suffer a stroke ...Heavy drinking in midlife 'bigger risk factor for stroke than hypertension, diabetes'Medical News TodayStudy: Risk of stroke goes up with 3 or more cocktails a dayThe Week MagazineHeavy drinking in middle-age may increase stroke riskNewsxZee News -Yahoo!7 Newsall 36 news articles »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 22:53

Minneapolis Star TribuneThe doctor won't see you now: Some physicians opting to drop patients with anti ...Minneapolis Star TribunePediatrician Charles Goodman poses for photo with the MMR vaccine, an immunization vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella at his practice in Northridge, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Goodman ...Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine viewsSioux City Journalall 147 news articles »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 19:41

CBS LocalNFL football players susceptible to brain damage later, study findsDaily Free Press (subscription)A study published Wednesday by Boston University researchers found that professional football players who began playing before the age of 12 have a higher risk of memory problems. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF.New Study Of Retired NFL Players' Brains Shows Why Tackle Football Should ...ForbesBoston Study Shows How Serious Concussions Are For Young Football PlayersCBS LocalLong-Term Danger for Kids' Tackle Football?MedPage TodayThe Seattle Times -Doctors Lounge -Tech Timesall 21 news articles »

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 02:02