Central Floridians Among Thousands Who Participate In COVID-19 Vaccine Study

During the next two months, vaccine makers hope to recruit 60,000 Americans to roll up their sleeves to test the two vaccines, one made by Pfizer and BioNTech, a German company, and the other by biotech startup Moderna.

AdventHealth And Holly Hill Pickleball Complex Announce Five-Year, $100,000 Partnership

AdventHealth Daytona Beach has announced a five-year, $100,000 partnership with Pictona, the $6 million, 24-court pickleball complex in Holly Hill that opened to the public on July 15.

“Be SMART Florida” Statewide COVID-19 Campaign

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced the launch of Be SMART Florida, a new statewide COVID-19 consumer awareness campaign asking Floridians to take small actions with proven results to slow the pandemic’s spread.

New COVID-19 Study Could Change The Course Of The Virus Globally

(StatePoint) A new COVID-19 study is currently enrolling patients, and researchers believe it has the potential to change the course of the virus around the world.

Groundbreaking Technology Allows ‘Dead’ Hearts To Be Transplanted

Groundbreaking technology allows ‘dead’ hearts to be transplanted; gives hope to nation’s organ shortage. The AdventHealth Transplant Institute Cardiothoracic program performed the first heart transplant in Florida through a process known as Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD).

Orlando Health Increases Access to Innovative Oncology Treatments

Orlando Health is the first health system in Florida to partner with Excelera®, the company behind the Excelera Network, to further optimize its specialty pharmacy services and to provide patients with increased access to limited distribution drugs (LDDs), which include innovative oncology treatments.

Heart Health Study Shows that 100% Orange Juice & Hesperidin May Help Lower Blood Pressure

More than 1.3 billion people worldwide suffer from hypertension, a leading factor in heart disease and mortality.1 A growing body of scientific research shows that 100% orange juice, and its vitamins and minerals, may play a beneficial role in helping to lower blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease.

Advent Health: What To Know About COVID-19 And Emergency Care

This edition of the AdventHealth Morning Briefing focused on how local emergency departments are handling COVID-19 cases in Central Florida, and what to do if you or a loved one suspects they have come in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with the virus.