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Editor’s Dose: What’s being served up at this year’s FMA Annual Meeting?

The Florida Medical Association’s Annual Meeting will boast a full schedule from July 31 to August 2. Held at the Disney Yacht and Beach Club in Orlando, attendees will be

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PCMA President’s Column: Upcoming meetings and events of note

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, we’re focusing on several legislative and technological topics that affect the healthcare industry, and that of our patients. For example, the U.S.

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Why the MHA backs the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015, with changes

MENTAL HEALTHCARE reform finally might be here — with some adjustments. On June 16, President and CEO of Mental Health America (MHA) Paul Gionfriddo testified in front of the U.S.

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Publisher’s Note: ACA update … Florida residents get to keep their subsidies

WITH MORE THAN 1.4 million people in Florida enrolled in the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a., Obamacare) through the federal exchange at, and 94 percent of them receiving subsidies to

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Cybersecurity: Protecting your electronic health records

WITH THE INCREASED use of technology comes increased risk of cyberattacks. Anything transmitted or stored electronically is at risk of being stolen by a hacker.

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Removing trans fats from the U.S. food supply

National and local medical experts applaud the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision AMERICA IS ABOUT to get healthier, and medical professionals nationwide couldn’t be happier. Two years after declaring

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Top Docs Feature: Q&A with Delanie and Gordon Watson

Patients talk with CFHN about their healthcare provider, Dr. Japinder Singh “MY HUSBAND was very, very sick when I met him,” says Delaine Watson. Gordon had all manner of problems

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Hospice Help: Hospice myth busting

WHEN MOST PEOPLE hear the word “hospice,” they immediately associate the provided care as being intimately tied to hours, or if lucky, days before death. Then there is also the

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First impressions of our daughter’s new specialist

WE HEARD IT growing up from our mothers all the time, but we didn’t quite understand the true significance of it. As adults, we begin to see the value in

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Word of Mouth: The warnings of sensitive teeth

Any doctor or dentist will tell you that pain is a warning sign your body is sending to tell you something is amiss. Tooth sensitivity is no different. The sharp,