January 2014

In an effort to promote and expand awareness about HIV, Memorial Healthcare System recently joined Florida Career College-Pembroke Pines at its local campus to host a free community-wide HIV awareness event. During the event, which was open to the public, Memorial Healthcare System licensed physicians, nursing...

Orlando Health and University of FloridaHealth are joining forces to establish a comprehensive cancer program that will serve the Orlando/Gainesville region and be a draw statewide for top-notch oncological care. The newly renamed UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health will launch Jan. 31. With main campuses in...

“Our main goal is to increase cancer awareness in the community,” said Dr. Ravi Shankar, Medical Director of Cancer Care Centers. “Our Health Fair included screenings of the breast, the prostate, skin and vision. We were happy that many healthcare colleagues that share the same ideas and goals came and...

The recent story about the challenges facing nursing education in Florida missed the real issue: How can the state find enough qualified health care professionals? The state's top economist reported last fall that Florida would need more than 220,000 new health care workers by 2030. The...

After indulging in all those holiday dinners and gatherings, now is a good time to get the new year off to a healthy start by taking advantage of free health screenings, health and fitness activities and health information at the Community & Family Health Fair. The...