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Have a Heart Gala to support free clinic for indigent care

Event will raise funds for the continued efforts of Parkview Medical Center FOR A FORTUNATE FEW, time is of little consequence. For the rest of us, time is a luxury

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Getting a roadmap to clarity on women’s breast health

Local event addresses health concerns for new screening guidelines WHEN NEW GUIDELINES for breast cancer screening were released October 20 by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the public reaction was

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Pop Quiz: Test your knowledge of managed-care plans

Preventing health insurance mishaps by knowing how you’re covered THERE’S NO GETTING around the fact that healthcare insurance plans can be complicated and confusing. There are many different types of

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Health insurance update: Who falls in the coverage gap and how can they get insured?

“I think most of the providers that volunteer feel a moral and ethical obligation to help take care of those people.” — Dr. David Loewy, volunteer with We Care of

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PCMA Letter: Helping the insured, under-insured, and uninsured

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Health News, various organizations and medical experts talk about ways the community is working together to help residents understand the nuances of navigating their

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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 www.healthcare.gov, and 94 percent of them receiving subsidies to

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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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Publisher’s Note: Florida passes California in healthcare signups

According to federal statistics released on Wednesday, February 18, our state has surpassed California with the highest number of people purchasing health insurance under the plans available through the Affordable

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PCMA Letter: Helping families in need

There are two things that— when found lacking or without— can put tremendous strain on the health of a family. Those two things— food insecurity and health insurance— are topics

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2014 Legislative Report

Medical marijuana bill passes; while many healthcare bills fail Florida legislators legalized marijuana extract for medicinal use on a limited basis this session, just months before voters will decide whether