Transplant Institute of Florida provides new service in Pinellas County

 

A new kidney transplant program serving the Tampa Bay area is on track for launch this spring, with a renowned transplant surgeon at the helm facilitating the program’s development.

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Largo Medical Center to Debut Kidney Transplant Program

Transplant Institute of Florida provides new service in Pinellas County

 

A new kidney transplant program serving the Tampa Bay area is on track for launch this spring, with a renowned transplant surgeon at the helm facilitating the program’s development.

By LUCY SCHULTZE

Protecting Volunteer Physicians

Florida’s Sovereign Immunity Law strongest in nation

 

A vital piece of legislation that many physicians remain unaware of makes it easier for them to volunteer at the state’s free and charitable clinics: Florida’s robust sovereign immunity (SI) law, considered the strongest of its kind in the nation.

By JULIE PARKER

Practicing Medicine without Politics

Volunteer physicians enjoy camaraderie at free clinics, made possible by state’s strong sovereign immunity law

 

Every Monday afternoon, retired Clearwater cardiologist Paul Kudelko, DO, FACC, heads to the Clearwater Free Clinic in Clearwater to volunteer with third-year residents from Nova Southeastern University near Fort Lauderdale. He’ll return on Thursday morning to see patients.

By JULIE PARKER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Murray L. Shames, MD

Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency Fellowship, University of South Florida at Tampa General Hospital

 

TAMPA - Ask Murray Shames about his goal, and there is not a trace of uncertainty in his answer: “Build the best vascular surgery residency program in the country.”

By JEFF WEBB

Exodus from Private Practice

For doctors to focus solely on patient in post-ACA era, collective bargaining is needed

 

It’s reasonable to say the outlook for physician providers is grim.

By J.B. BITAR, MD, FACC, and SUSAN BITAR, MSN, RN

Hillsborough County Medical Association News

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

 

InterContinental Hotel, Kennedy & Westshore Blvds.

 

HCMA Presidential Installation Dinner Meeting

CBS LocalFriends Of Mt. Greenwood Girl Battling Cancer Send Video Invite To Taylor SwiftCBS Local(CBS) — First, she had a Chicago street named in her honor. Now friends and even total strangers want to help Emily Beazley, a young girl battling cancer, make another dream come true. Hundreds of people took the stage at 115 Bourbon Street Sunday ...Community pushing for girl with cancer to meet her hero, Taylor SwiftWGN-TVDance Party Plea: Emily Beazley Fans 'Shake It Off' in Message to Taylor SwiftPatch.comChicago block named for 12-year-old cancer patientWashington TimesNorthwest Heraldall 19 news articles »

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 18:01

Christian Science MonitorPolice don't need to give unattended children to CPS if no neglect suspectedWashington PostMontgomery County police do not have to send unattended children to Child Protective Services if they do not believe neglect is involved in the case, and instead they can notify parents and drive the children home, according to a newly released memo from ...Allow children to be children: Opposing viewUSA TODAYall 12 news articles »

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 17:47

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionStudy: Americans drinking moreAtlanta Journal ConstitutionEnjoy a good drink or two ... or five? According to a new study released Thursday, you're not alone. The University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation found that while the percentage of people who drink any alcohol has been steady, ...The County With The Highest Binge Drinking Rate In The U.S. Is Not What You'd ...BustleBinge drinking rate on Staten Island has grown at twice the national average ...SILive.comBinge drinking more prevalent in Twin Ports than elsewhere in Minnesota ...Duluth News Tribuneall 15 news articles »

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 16:42

Uncover CaliforniaCelladon Reports Negative Results for CUPID2 Trial of MYDICAR(R) in ...CNNMoneySAN DIEGO, April 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celladon Corporation (Nasdaq:CLDN) today announced that its Phase 2b CUPID2 trial did not meet its primary and secondary endpoints. CUPID2 is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, ...Celladon's gene therapy for heart failure bombs in PhIIbFierceBiotechCelladon reports failure of Mydicar gene therapy during trialUncover CaliforniaCelladon reports negative results for CUPID2 trialSeeking AlphaReuters UKall 14 news articles »

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 15:50

ForbesExercise Can't Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say ExpertsForbesIn a fascinating and scorching editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key to weight loss – and to health – is erroneous and pervasive, and that it must end. The evidence that diet matters more ...and more »

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