ByBeth Reese Cravey - The Florida Times-Union•Sep 17, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Mayo Clinic's new positron emission tomography radiochemistry facility in Jacksonville, a groundbreaking addition that will help doctors detect patients' medical conditions such as cancer and heart disease in their early stages.
Thursday marks the grand opening of Mayo Clinic’s new Discovery and Innovation Building, home to a pioneering technology that will increase the number of lungs available for transplant as well as a new hub for Northeast Florida’s entrepreneurs to get together, share ideas, develop new products and services, and create new companies.
Mayo Clinic in Florida, located in Jacksonville, said it’s the first medical center in the state to perform a minimally invasive procedure meant improve the quality of life for patients with severe emphysema.
A new not-for-profit drug company, called Civica Rx, is looking to help combat drug shortages and rising prices with the help of health systems and hospitals across the nation, including several in Jacksonville.
Elite Airways has announced it is postponing the start of twice weekly service between Rochester (Minn.) International Airport (RST) and Northeast Florida Regional Airport (UST) in St. Augustine as well as Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).
As with any other older adults, LGBT seniors face the typical challenges of aging, but because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, they are at a higher risk for abuse, isolation, discrimination and exploitation.