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Children’s Advocacy Center Receives $1 Million Grant for Services to Young Sexual Abuse Victims
Central Florida Runners and Walkers Show Support for Miracle Babies 15th Annual Miracle Miles 15K, 5K presented by Panera Bread® Raises Funding for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Winnie Palmer Hospital
Winnie Palmer Hospital Delivers 100,000th Baby Born on September 19, 2013, baby boy Hridaya Raj is the 100,000th baby born at Winnie Palmer Hospital.
$1 Million Commitment to Help Central Florida's Miracle Babies JetBlue Airways, Golf Channel, and Bay Hill Clue & Lodge raise $1 million for Winnie Palmer Hospital
Patient uses physical therapy to overcome paraplegia, stand up with his bride during wedding ceremony
Arnold Palmer Medical Center Achieves Magnet® Designation Arnold Palmer Medical Center achieved Magnet® designation, the “gold standard” for nursing’s contribution to quality patient care, safety, research, and service excellence.
Clinical Trial at MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando Makes Radiation Treatment Easier and More Convenient for Breast Cancer Patients MD Anderson – Orlando is the only site in Florida offering this clinical trial which is available to breast cancer patients who have undergone a lumpectomy.
UF Health Neurosurgery — Orlando Health reflects new partnership Orlando Health and the University of Florida department of neurosurgery have partnered to expand the neurosurgery program at Orlando Health with the opening of a specialized practice.
Orlando Regional Medical Center Receives Atrial Fibrillation Certification
Orlando Regional Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Cardiac Care
Arnold Palmer Hospital Among Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report
ORMC’s Air Care Team soars to new heights, transports 28,000th patient
Cardiovascular Surgeons join Orlando Health Heart Institute Drs. Jeffrey Bott and Mark Sand add advanced surgical options to cardiac care services at Orlando Health
50 Percent Fewer Late Pre-Term Babies Admitted into NICU after Reduction in Early Elective Deliveries New guidelines to reduce early elective deliveries result in healthcare cost savings
Orlando Health hospitals awarded an “A” for patient safety by Leap Frog Grade underscores Orlando Health’s commitment to quality care


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Psst, Girls Have Been Better Students Than Boys for Decades Study authors call female superiority a 'well-kept secret' that's been true for nearly 100 years
1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life
1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says
1 in 10 Moms-to-Be Develop Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes: CDC Obesity a major risk factor for condition that causes problems for both mother and baby, experts say
1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health
1 in 10 U.S. Children Now Has ADHD, CDC Says Good news is that the rate of increase is slowing, researchers add
1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful
1 in 14 Women Worldwide Has Been Sexually Assaulted: Study International research on non-partner sexual violence finds it varies by region but still is a global problem
1 in 3 Americans Has Used Tanning Beds, Upping Skin Cancer Risk Global study finds similar numbers elsewhere, despite widespread knowledge of the dangers
1 in 3 Not Meeting Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines: CDC Several testing options available for adults aged 50 and older
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