Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder that affects movement, muscle control, and balance. And while there is no cure for this debilitating disease there are treatments that focus on controlling symptoms. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Maria Tridas discusses how one form of therapy takes the patient out of the doctor’s office to improve their quality of life.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created stricter guidelines for the treatment of Ebola patients. The new guidelines address training and hands-on experience, preventing skin exposure, and strict observation of putting on and taking off Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
More than 27 Florida counties are participating in a campaign to help fight influenza this season by giving free inhaled flu vaccines to students enrolled in elementary through high school. The campaign is being promoted by Healthy Schools LLC and Families Fighting Flu.
Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.
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