AdventHealth Orlando: Do you know the symptoms of colon cancer?
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Mariam Naveed, a gastroenterologist at AdventHealth, discusses the symptoms you should look out for, the risk factors and why early detection is so important.
Eye drop recall: Florida woman sues company after eye removed
Nearly 70 people in 16 states have been infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Eyedrop recall: Two more people die amid outbreak of bacteria
Two more people have died from a multistate outbreak of an extensively drug-resistant bacteria that's been tied to now-recalled eyedrops, according to federal health officials.
Deadly fungal infection C. auris spreading at 'alarming rate,' CDC says
The CDC called C. auris an urgent threat because it’s often resistant to antifungal drugs and spreads easily in healthcare facilities.
Disney to layoff thousands: report
After announcing a plan to slash nearly 7,000 jobs, Disney is reportedly instructing managers to propose budget cuts and put together lists of employees to be laid off in the coming weeks.
COVID-19 pandemic expected to end this year 'as a public health emergency,' says World Health Organization
Optimism declared about declining deaths, though WHO falls short of declaring end of emergency now.
UV nail polish dryers damaging to human cells, study finds
UV nail polish drying machines are a common accessory to manicures, but a new study shows they pose more of a health risk than previously considered – and include the potential for being cancerous.
AdventHealth Orlando: Do men and women have different heart symptoms?
AdventHealth Orlando's Dr. Rajesh Shah discusses heart health among women. Are there different symptoms for men and women? How can you lower your risk?
Johns Hopkins shuts down COVID-19 data tracking hub after 3 years
The site pulled in a staggering 2.5 billion views over its lifetime, becoming a global go-to for monitoring the public health catastrophe.
Here are the worst spring allergens that will make you cough, sneeze and rub your watery eyes
Spring isn't the only time for allergies to annoy you. Many people who suffer from seasonal allergies feel fine in the spring but can be affected during the summer, fall and winter. And for some, it's a year-round annoyance.
More colon cancer seen among young people
Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and new data shows younger people are being diagnosed with this form of cancer than in previous years. Doctors recommend you understand your family's history with colon cancer to determine whether you should get screened before the age of 45. In most cases, if colon cancer is caught early enough, there is a 91% survival rate.
Orange County buying vape detectors following Juul settlement
Juul is going to cut a big check to Orange County Public Schools as part of a national settlement. The district is receiving $5.4 million of that payout and officials want to make sure that money is going back to their students by trying to protect them from the dangers of vaping.
Man loses nearly 400 pounds, keeping promise to grandmother
"What made me start my journey was I wanted to live longer," Nicholas Craft of Mississippi said.
Taking vitamin D could help prevent dementia, study suggests
While vitamin D supplementation was found to have effects in all groups of the large-scale study, the research suggested the effects were greater in women.
Florida man dies after contracting brain-eating infection from rinsing sinuses with tap water
The local health department said infection is rare and can only happen when water contaminated with the amoeba enters through the nose.
AdventHealth Orlando: Do you know the signs, symptoms of a heart attack?
Do you know the signs and symptoms of a heart attack? If you experience those symptoms, do you know what to do right away? AdventHealth Orlando's Dr. Kevin Accola stopped by Good Day Orlando to answer those questions. More info: HeartLungandVascularInstitute.com
'Heart in a Box' increases viability for donated organs
New technology is helping to save lives. Surgeons are using what is called "Heart in a Box" in Orlando to speed up the wait time for vital transplants.
Strep A: How do children get it, and what should parents know?
The CDC is investigating an increase in invasive group A strep (iGAS) cases in children. We take a look at what Strep A is, the signs, and what parents should look out for.
Heart pump transplantation to treat congestive heart failure
About six million Americans are living with congestive heart failure. In the early stages, it can be treated with medicine and lifestyle changes, but those with advanced heart failure may need a more aggressive approach.
AdventHealth Orlando: Tips to lower your risk of heart disease
February is American Heart Health. Do you "know your numbers" to maintain a healthy heart? Do you know how family history could impact your heart health? What can you do to lower your risk of heart disease? AdventHealth Orlando joined Good Day Orlando to answer these questions. Visit HeartLungandVascularInstitute.com for more info.