Orlando Health recently opened Florida’s first orthopedic hospital, which will provide all aspects of elective orthopedic care and world-class physician training. The Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute opened for patients on Aug. 29th. The institute is located at the corner of Columbia Street and Lucerne Terrace in Orlando. The 375,000-square-foot, seven-story facility is the first … Read more

Arizona has become yet another state to enact legislation restricting gender-affirming care for transgender youth, with Gov. Doug Ducey’s recent signing of Senate Bill 1138. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Warren Petersen (R–Gilbert), would prohibit physicians from providing “irreversible gender reassignment surgery” to any individual who is under 18 years of age.      In … Read more

A new study has found that people who underwent cataract surgery had a nearly 30% lower risk of developing dementia compared to those who didn’t.  The Adult Changes in Thought study is a long-standing observational study at Kaiser Permanente Washington of more than 5,000 participants older than 65, wrote the University of Washington. The results … Read more