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Lawmakers Add Cash Infusion For Children’s Program

After worries about cuts earlier in the year, legislative leaders have agreed to pour $13 million into the Early Steps program, which serves babies and toddlers with developmental disabilities or delays.

06/18/2015

From left, Shyroll Morris, Chief Satellite Operations Officer, Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D., Richard Ballard, John Armstrong, M.D., Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Russell Benford, Sylvester Board of Governors Chair Joan Scheiner and W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D., Sylvester CMO. (Courtesy: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Florida Surgeon General Presents Cancer Center of Excellence Award to Sylvester

Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John Armstrong, M.D., presented the state’s Cancer Center of Excellence Award to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on April 17, making it the only South Florida cancer center to […]

04/30/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott’s Job Chief Lands Senate Backing

Florida Goveror Rick Scott’s new jobs chief was confirmed in the Senate Wednesday, just a day after a committee tabled the confirmation of a top state health official.

04/08/2015

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Florida Gov. Scott Health Official Appointment In Limbo

The appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott’s administration is in limbo.

04/07/2015

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State Health Dept. Urges Measles Vaccinations

The Florida Department of Health is urging residents to get vaccinated for the measles if they haven’t done so already.

02/01/2015

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Florida Health Officials Launch Holiday Weight

When it comes to watching your weight, a little help never hurt anyone.

11/30/2014

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Gov. Scott Briefed On Florida’s Ebola Preparedness

Gov. Rick Scott says Florida officials continue to work with health care providers and the Center for Disease Control in an effort to prepare Florida for any possible Ebola cases.

10/05/2014

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Reconstituted Child Abuse Death Panel Eyes New Law

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.

08/08/2014

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Scott Administration Wants More Restrictions On Marijuana Proposal

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.

04/21/2014

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Flu Season In Full Swing Across Florida

Flu season is in full swing across the state, and Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong urges everyone to get a flu shot.

01/05/2014

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