New Study: HPV Vaccine Is Safe For Kids In Preventing Certain CancersDoctors hope a new study gives parents more reassurance that the human papillomavirus vaccine is safe. Only about half of today's adolescents are completing the HPV vaccine, which can prevent cervical and head and neck cancers.
New Vaccine Could Make Cat Allergies A Thing Of The PastCat allergies could soon be a thing of the past.
Retired FDA Adviser Regrets Voting To Approve LASIK SurgeryAn estimated 20 million Americans have undergone LASIK eye surgery to correct nearsightedness and improve distance vision. Surveys show high patient satisfaction, but some patients say the minimally-invasive surgery ruined their eyesight.
More Hepatitis A Cases Reported In Florida Florida had 58 hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 3,028 as of Saturday, according to the state Department of Health.
Florida Pharmacists Could Get Power To Treat Flu, StrepIn an attempt to increase access to health care, a House panel has approved a proposal that would authorize pharmacists to test patients for, and treat, the flu and strep throat.
Food Label Confusion: Why Organic, Non-GMO Labels Are Often Misleading The labels on the food you buy at the grocery store don't always mean what you think, according to Charlotte Vallaeys with Consumer Reports.
Florida Schools Could Get Antidote To OverdosesMedicine cabinets at Florida schools could get a new addition: an antidote for people who overdose on opioids such as heroin.
Medicaid, Florida KidCare Get Mixed GradesManaged-care plans that participate in Medicaid and the Florida KidCare program received mixed grades on a “scorecard” released Thursday by the Trump administration.
Florida Lawmakers Take Aim At Sunscreen BanIn light of Key West banning the sale of sunscreens that contain chemicals believed to harm coral reefs, Florida lawmakers are fast-tracking proposals that would undo the local regulation.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces New Health Care Price Transparency ToolGov. Ron DeSantis has announced a new initiative he hopes will make health care costs in Florida more transparent.
Ranks Of Uninsured Children Increase In FloridaThe percentages of children lacking health insurance in Florida and nationwide are on the rise, reversing recent trends.
Emerging Cardio-Oncology Field Targets Heart Disease Risks In Cancer PatientsAn emerging field called cardio oncology is growing to allow cardiologists and oncologists to work together to monitor women at risk for heart disease during and after cancer treatment.
CDC: Connection Drawn Between THC, Vaping Illnesses; 1 Death In Florida, 70 Reported CasesThe federal government on Monday acknowledged that THC products are “playing an important role” in the multistate outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and recommended that people not use vaping devices that contain THC.
Doctors Urging Vaccinations With Flu Season Fast ApproachingFlu season is fast approaching. While activity remains low, it’s already increasing.
Healthwatch: Study Finds Half Of US Kids Need More SleepA new study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition shows many kids need more rest.