Miami-Dade Health Officials Issue Mosquito-Borne Illnesses AlertThe Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has issued a mosquito-borne illness alert for the county.
Study: Cannabis Chemical May Have 'Major Impact' On Pancreatic Cancer TreatmentA chemical found in the cannabis plant has demonstrated "significant therapy potential" in treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to researchers from Harvard University’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Woman Claims Smartwatch's Heart Rate Tracker Saved Her LifeSmartwatches can track everything from how many steps we take to how well we're sleeping. An Ohio woman says they can also save your life.
Federal Judge Weighs Arguments In Florida Cancer Treatment FightA federal judge has given both sides until Wednesday to submit briefs in a legal battle over a new state law challenged by a major cancer-treatment firm.
Florida Hepatitis A Cases Still On The RiseThe number of hepatitis A cases in Florida continues to climb, with 68 new cases reported to state health officials last week.
First Case Of Locally-Acquired Dengue Virus Reported In Miami-DadeThe Florida Department of Health confirmed the first locally-acquired case of the Dengue Virus in Miami-Dade County on Tuesday.
Florida Hepatitis A Cases Continue Piling UpFlorida had 81 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, as state Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared a public health emergency because of the virus, newly released numbers show.
Rise In Hepatitis A Cases Prompts Florida To Declare Public Health EmergencyIn an effort to deal with the astounding rise in Hepatitis A cases, Florida officials have declared a public health emergency.
Florida's Surgeon General Declares Hepatitis A Public Health EmergencyAfter more than 2,000 cases of reported hepatitis A cases in Florida this year, state Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared a public health emergency Thursday.
Trump's Drug Importation Plan Could Boost Florida Efforts To Get Less Expensive Rx DrugsIn a move that could help Gov. Ron DeSantis carry out an ambitious effort to cut drug prices, President Donald Trump’s administration announced Wednesday a plan intended to make it easier for states like Florida to bring in prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.
It's Not Just College Kids. Binge Drinking Among Older Adults On The Rise, Study FindsNew research shows the number of people over 65 who binge drink is increasing, but doctors say too much alcohol can be especially harmful for older adults.
Another 53 Hepatitis A Cases Reported In Florida Last WeekFlorida had 53 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases since January to 2,034, according to the state Department of Health.
Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Given Recognition By National Cancer Institute Medical professionals and state leaders are celebrating a major milestone in the medical world.
Mosquito-Borne Virus That Causes Brain Swelling In Humans Detected In FloridaThere is a new warning in Florida about the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), a mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling in humans. Florida health officials say there is an uptick in the number of cases.
Florida's New Hemp Industry Buoyed By CBD DemandThe nationwide craze for products containing CBD is sparking a second cannabis "green rush"as Florida's hemp program gets off the ground