Consumer Reports Finds Some Privacy Issues With Women’s Health AppsThe information women share with health apps may not be as protected as they think.
Study: 7 Sunscreen Chemicals Can Be Absorbed Into Bloodstream After 1 UseSeven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels exceeding safety thresholds after just one use.
Survey Finds Many Fans Would Give Up Sex For A Year For A Free Super Bowl TicketSo just what length would you go to for a free ticket to the Super Bowl?
Sunscreen Bill Moves Forward In Florida House Of RepresentativesWith the full Florida Senate ready to take up the issue, a Florida House panel Tuesday approved a bill that would block local governments from regulating over-the-counter drugs and cosmetics.
New Research Flagging Potentially Dangerous Link Between Marijuana Use & Heart IssuesAs more states legalize marijuana, new research is flagging a potentially dangerous link between marijuana use and heart issues.
Program Provides Medical Lockers For Homeless People To Store PrescriptionsFor people who don't have a home, there is a lot to worry about. But thanks to a program sponsored by the University of Miami, those who are homeless don't have to worry about their medication being lost or stolen.
Miami Transplant Institute Performed History-Making 747 Transplants In 2019The Miami Transplant Institute performed more organ transplants in 2019 than any other hospital, making it the number one transplant center in the United States.
Genetic Information Bill Gets Quick Backing In Florida HouseIncoming House Speaker Chris Sprowls had little trouble Thursday convincing members of a House health-care panel to approve legislation that would prohibit life-insurance, long-term care insurance, and disability insurance companies from using customers’ genetic information in changing, denying or canceling policies.
Court Wades Into Marijuana Licensing Dispute In FloridaA Tampa-based orchid grower seeking to enter Florida’s highly restricted medical-marijuana market tried to convince a state appeals court Tuesday that health officials erred in granting a handful of medical-marijuana licenses to competing firms last year.
Nation's Top Infectious Disease Doctor Says This Year's Flu Vaccine ‘Not A Very Good Match’The nation's top infectious disease doctor says the common strain of the flu going around is "not a very good match" for this year's flu vaccine.
Critical Shortage Of O Negative Blood Due To High-Activity Flu SeasonBlood centers around the country announced the high flu activity is impacting the blood supply.
Florida Could Take A Hit In Hospital FundingAs Florida lawmakers prepare to start the 2020 legislative session, the state is being confronted with a $70.4 million loss in the coming months in the amount of Medicaid money it gets to fund hospitals, train future physicians and treat people who are mentally ill.
CDC: At Least 2,900 People In US Have Died Of Flu This SeasonThe Centers for Disease Control reported at least 2,900 people in the United States have died of the flu, shaping this up to be one of the worst seasons in decades.
Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids Calls Partial Ban On Flavored Vaping Products ‘Dangerous’The Trump administration announced a new policy that will prohibit fruit, candy, mint and dessert flavors from small, cartridge-based e-cigarettes that are popular with high school students. However, the ban will not include the sale of menthol or tobacco flavors.
CDC: Flu Deaths Rise To 2,100 Nationwide In 2019Flu-like illnesses are on the rise and have been elevated for seven weeks across all regions of the country, according to CDC's latest FluView report.