Health

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Crowd Sourcing Site Lets Group Review Your Medical Condition

Would you use the wisdom of crowds to diagnose your medical condition?

06/12/2015

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Florida House Votes To Keep Low Health Insurance Premiums

A bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.

06/12/2015

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Health Officials Warn Of Possibly Deadly Bacteria In Beaches

Florida Health officials are warning residents of a bacteria found in beaches that could have some deadly consequences.

06/12/2015

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 16:  Saffron from Iran lies on display at a stand at the International Green Week agricultural trade fair (Internationale Gruene Woche) on January 16, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The International Green Week is the world's largest agricultural trade fair and is open to the public from January 16-25.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Reach For Natural Pain Relief In Your Kitchen Cabinet

Those living with pain, suffering from chronic conditions like arthritis or joint pain, can opt for looking in their kitchen cabinet instead of their medicine cabinet.

06/10/2015

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Feds: No Need For Mediation In Scott’s Medicaid Lawsuit

In the battle over federal hospital funds, the Obama administration says no mediation is needed despite Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for it.

06/09/2015

alcohol

Survey: Problem Drinking Affects 33 Million, 14 % Of US Adults

Alcohol problems affect almost 33 million adults and most have never sought treatment, according to a government survey that suggests rates have increased in recent years.

06/06/2015

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House Poised To Vote Down Senate’s Medicaid Expansion Bill

House Republicans seemed poised to vote down the Senate’s Medicaid expansion bill.

06/04/2015

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Nestlé Says It Will Remove Artificial Flavorings In 250 Brands

There’s been a recent wave of companies and restaurants removing artificial flavoring from their products, now Nestlé is joining the list.

06/02/2015

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Feds Say Florida Could Get $1B For Low Income Pool

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.

05/21/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Names Hospital Panel Without Hospital Executives

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.

05/12/2015

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