A top federal official told Florida it can likely expect $1 billion in the budget year, that begins July 1, for a key health-care program known as the Low Income Pool, according to a letter dated Thursday.
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed nine people — none of them hospital executives, and only one of whom appears to have significant medical experience — to a commission meant to examine the economics of health care and hospitals in Florida.
The Obama administration is spending $5 million to fund 10 new community health centers in the Sunshine State.
City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward health officials issued a precautionary advisory for South Fork of the Middle River on Saturday.
Gov. Rick Scott, after his mother’s death in 2013, went on TV to explain his decision to drop his strongly-held opposition to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
Gov. Rick Scott wasted little time in reappointing 16 agency heads, including the leaders of two health-care agencies and the state’s elections chief, after the Senate did not confirm them before the end of the regular legislative session.
The state’s health department has confirmed an outbreak of adenovirus, a highly contagious respiratory illness that commonly causes cold-like symptoms, pneumonia, sore throat and diarrhea in Lee County.
It’s easy to want to hate Padma Lakshmi. The “Top Chef” host and former model is so effortlessly beautiful it hurts. On top of that, she’s not afraid of going up a few dress sizes while filming her Bravo television show. And she counts some of Hollywood’s top celebrities as regular dinner party guests.
PepsiCo says it’s responding to customer feedback by dropping aspartame and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
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