Department of Health
In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.
According to the governor, a patient is being treated for symptoms in Sarasota at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
With the gubernatorial race in full swing, Florida Governor Rick Scott is keeping his distance from the topic of gay marriage considered one of the country’s thorniest issues.
The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible.
The panel charged with reviewing reports of child deaths as part of Florida’s new child welfare law is undergoing changes of it’s own.
The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.
State health regulators heard an earful from growers, lawyers and lobbyists seeking to rake in some green from Florida’s new pot industry during a standing-room-only, rule-making workshop Monday.
With the start of a new month comes 157 new laws ranging from the “Florida GI Bill” to a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Florida lawmakers are looking to keep low- THC medical marijuana home-grown but out-of-state business owners are already eyeing the market.
Gov. Rick Scott and his surgeon general are balking at a proposal headed to the House floor that would open the door for a strain of marijuana that doesn’t get users high but is believed to dramatically reduce seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy.