Tampa struggles with asthma triggers and lack of medication adherence

 

TAMPA – Fewer trips to local emergency rooms for asthma may have helped the metro area earn a slightly better ranking in the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America’s (AAFA) list of “2014 Asthma Capitals” than other cities in the subtropical south.

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Understanding the Rise in Asthma Prevalence

Tampa struggles with asthma triggers and lack of medication adherence

 

TAMPA – Fewer trips to local emergency rooms for asthma may have helped the metro area earn a slightly better ranking in the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America’s (AAFA) list of “2014 Asthma Capitals” than other cities in the subtropical south.

By LYNNE JETER

Shining a Light on Asthma Challenges

 

Nine Florida cities among nation’s most challenging places for asthmatics

Florida’s not faring very well for people living with asthma, yet strides are being made to improve the environment.

By LYNNE JETER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Jeffrey Lyons, DO

EmCare Inpatient Services, Doctors Hospital

 

SARASOTA - Ask Jeffrey Lyons about his reaction to being named 2014 Physician of the Year at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota earlier this year, and he doesn’t have much to say about himself. Instead, he talks about the people around him.

 

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Personalized Medicine in Addiction Medicine

Failed medications trials are frustrating for the physician and patient. Until recently, the common practice in mental health was to assess a person, then try various medications until physician and client found the perfect combination of medical therapy to alleviate symptoms with the least side effects.

By ROBIN PIPER

August 2014

Joseph Hwang Appointed Assistant Administrator at Manatee Memorial Hospital

 

Kevin DiLallo, Chief Executive Officer Manatee Healthcare System, Group Vice President UHS of Delaware, Inc. announced the appointment of Joseph Hwang to the position of Assistant Administrator at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

 

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