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COVID-19 'third wave' surges in Africa, where only 1% are

Details: 23 hours ago · So public health measures must be scaled up fast to find, test, isolate and care for patients and to quickly trace their contacts." The highly-contagious Delta …

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Democrats see opportunity for health care in SCOTUS win on

Details: 1 day ago · But health care is expensive, there’s concern about deficits and with Democrats holding only bare majorities in Congress, a winnowing down of expectations seems likely later this year.

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Mims will finally have its say on fluoride following

Details: 19 hours ago · The CDC has said fluoride in drinking water, at levels recommended by public health agencies, has proven to be a safe and effective way to reduce cavities by up to …

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Health Calendar: June 8, 2021

Details: The group encourages caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health as well as optimal care for the person with dementia, Wednesday, July 21, from 2 …

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COVID-19 in Brevard, May 27: 949 residents vaccinated, 8

Details: Another 949 Brevard County residents have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, Florida Department of Health data showed Thursday. As of …

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Should fluoride be added to drinking water

Details: The U.S. Public Health Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has established the optimal concentration for fluoride in …

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Florida COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker floridatoday.com

Details: This is your state and county equivalent level look at how many have gotten a dose or doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Click on a state to see how many vaccines have been administered and you can drill down to the county level and see a bar chart that tracks the running total. Data for this interactive map is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health

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Health First offers COVID-19 vaccination clinic for

Details: Health First is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine "High School Day" on Saturday, focusing on administering the Pfizer vaccine to students ages 16 and up, …

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Health First offers no-appointment COVID-19 vaccines

Details: Health care provider expects to have more than 1,800 Pfizer vaccination doses available to individuals at its site at 611 E. Sheridan Road, Melbourne.

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Local teens and tweens can get Pfizer COVID-19

Details: Health First, for example, on Monday began a special clinic, offering access to the Pfizer vaccines in the former Melbourne Pro-Health & Fitness building at 611 E. Sheridan Road in Melbourne.

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McCormick: Ways for men to narrow life expectancy gap with

Details: While exercise can help lengthen a man’s life, aliments like prostate cancer, alcohol abuse, smoking, mental health issues and stress can prevent men from living a longer and fuller life.

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Kissing bug, Chagas disease: Doctors may be missing cases

Details: 2 days ago · Every summer, health officials warn Americans to be on the lookout for disease-carrying pests such as mosquitoes and ticks. But few people are aware of the kissing bug.

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Does Medicare cover mental health treatment for seniors

Details: A: Mental health issues and treatment have become front and center during the pandemic. Social isolation has created loneliness and depression among …

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Health calendar for May 18, 2021

Details: Health calendar for May 18, 2021. Therapeutic Laser. On Thursday, May 20, from noon to 1 p.m. at One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, Aquatic Health & …

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McCormick: Selfless women need to keep up with their own

Details: Mother’s Day kicked off National Women’s Health Week, which was created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office with the purpose of inspiring women to make their health …

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Health First seeks $1.71 million in legal fees from Omni

Details: Health First Inc. is seeking to recover more than $1.71 million in legal fees from the physician group Omni Healthcare Inc. and Omni's lawyers, Whatley Kallas LLP. Health …

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Hospitals caught in middle of commission's debate over

Details: Meanwhile, a proposal for Health First to receive $5 million in CARES Act money was defeated through a tie vote of 2-2, with Isnardi required to abstain because she is a nurse practitioner

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Health calendar for May 25, 2021

Details: Thursday, June 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera. Presented by Aquatic Health & Rehab. Osteoarthritis, knee/hip and all …

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Brevard plan would add five hospital-run COVID-19

Details: At latest count from the Department of Health, 1,183,012 people have been vaccinated in Florida, including 1,059,041 who have received the first of two required doses of the Moderna or Pfizer

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Health First Clinic Offers Pfizer Vaccine for Students

Details: Health First clinic in Melbourne offers Pfizer vaccine for students and teachers. Tim Shortt Tim Shortt, Florida Today. Carnival Mardi Gras fuels up on liquified natural gas NI90: Murdock's

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Omni Healthcare seeks role in COVID-19 vaccine

Details: Currently, the Brevard County Health Department is administering the vaccine at a drive-thru site in Viera, where it can administer up to 8,000 vaccine doses a week.

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Health First Health Plans says it will end coverage for

Details: Health First Health Plans will end coverage for business accounts at end of year. In a move that will impact more than 112,000 people, including 34,000 in Brevard County, Health First Health …

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Melbourne Regional surgical wing expansion among hospital

Details: Steward Health Care took over operations of the hospital in May 2017 and, later that year, the hospital was renamed. It previously was known as Wuesthoff Medical Center-Melbourne.

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Health First and Parrish collaborate to promote hospital

Details: Health First and Parrish collaborate to promote hospital vaccination efforts. Two of Brevard County's biggest health care competitors — Health …

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COVID: Health experts cautiously optimistic about decline

Details: The Florida Department of Health reported that the number of new COVID-19 cases in Brevard has been less than 100 for 14 of the last 15 days. …

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UF to unveil results from 'forever' chemical study in

Details: "This study will be the first to implement a Holistic Environmental Health Research Model, which considers natural, social and built environments to assess transport of emergent pollutant and

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Health First workers' spouses vaccinated ahead of general

Details: Health First said Monday afternoon it had so far vaccinated about 4,500 people. Bailey Gallion is the business and development reporter for FLORIDA TODAY. Contact Gallion at [email protected]

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Department of Health Brevard Epidemiologist Barry Inman

Details: According to the latest Department of Health statistics Brevard County has recorded 33,007 cases, with nearly 2,000 hospitalizations and 728 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

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Health First restructuring: What we know (and what we don't)

Details: Thursday, Health First, Brevard County's largest health care provider, announced a major restructuring. Here is what we know — and don't — about the coming changes.

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Health calendar for May 11, 2021

Details: Health calendar for May 11, 2021. Medicaid and Long Term Care Alternatives to Medicaid. On Thursday, May 13, from 10-11:30 a.m., One …

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Health First "wellness villages" might bring lower costs

Details: Health First’s plans to build three “wellness villages” could pay off by building community health, experts say. But some critics warn that the villages are a financial risk or are too

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'Forever' chemicals soil South Patrick Housing area and

Details: The science of health risks from PFAS is emerging, but like mercury and lead, that science increasingly shows no level of exposure to these fluorinated chemicals is considered "safe."

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COVID-19 Brevard. April 26: 109 more cases, 1 newly

Details: The Department of Health added 3,513 new cases to Florida's statewide total Monday, pushing the number of cumulative cases to 2,212,097 since the beginning of …

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Mental health in Black community a silent, growing problem

Details: Mental health in Black community a silent, growing problem. Getting people to talk about their mental health and emotions has always been difficult. Getting people to be open, receptive and

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Identity theft suspected in email accusing Parrish board

Details: Health First’s opponents have argued in court that the healthcare organization has used coercion and kickbacks to convince its physicians to refer only within its network, expanding its control

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Health Pro: Cardiologist passionate about keeping your

Details: Get to Know Your Health Pro. Name: Porur E. Somasundaram, MD. Where you’re based: Rockledge Regional Medical Center, Steward Heart Rhythm Associates, 119 …

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Health First plans new construction and moving Cape

Details: Health First is planning a $600 million restructuring that involves opening new facilities and moving Cape Canaveral Hospital to Merritt Island. Health First will build three "wellness and health

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Cancer incidence slightly higher near Florida Superfund sites

Details: Health researchers say it is extremely difficult to prove cancer clusters for several reasons, including the fact that many cancers take so long …

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AdventHealth and Health First partner up

Details: Health First and AdventHealth have both experienced antitrust litigation. An ongoing lawsuit against AdentHealth accuses the system of engaging in …

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Eateries in Cocoa, Rockledge temporarily closed; 16 get

Details: Here, the Division of Hotels and Restaurants director has determined that the establishment must stop doing business and any division license is suspended to protect health…

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Health pro: Counselor: 'Asking for help is brave and

Details: Mary Beth Laburda is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor based at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. Q: Why do you go into this career? A: Listening to people share their lives with you is a

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Florida among 10 worst states for health care, WalletHub

Details: Florida among 10 worst states for health care, WalletHub reports. Florida ranks near the bottom among all U.S. states — at 42 — for health care based on cost, accessibility and outcomes

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Health Pro: Health information specialist sets the record

Details: Margaret Cameron of Rockledge is a health information specialist at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. Q: Why did you go into this career? A: I have …

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Brevard has one community school – and needs more

Details: Brevard Health Alliance has stepped up as a community partner. And over at Patrick, the Air Force Tactical Applications Center (AFTAC) has a big squad of …

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Got a little extra time

Details: Health First, and many other organizations in Brevard County, is looking for more people like Allan Gair. Each of Health First's four hospitals in the Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) hosts an

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Wuesthoff hospitals to be renamed by recent buyer

Details: The Steward network includes more than 26 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, …

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5 benefits of organ donations

Details: In honor of “Donate Life Month,” the health experts at NurseWise, a national multilingual nurse triage and health education provider, bring you five benefits of donating your organs and

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Lake County Restaurant Inspections floridatoday.com

Details: Disclaimer: These records are sanitation and safety inspections conducted by the Division of Hotels and Restaurants on public food service establishments. Each inspection report is a "snapshot" of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day, an establishment may have fewer or more violations than noted in their most recent inspection.

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