Florida Looks For ‘Best Route’ To Deal With Vaping IllnessesDespite the spread of vaping-related illnesses, Florida’s top health official told legislators the state isn’t taking dramatic steps at this time to address the issue.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Grows By 55 Cases In FloridaFlorida had 55 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,847 as of Saturday, according to Department of Health data.
New Report Providing Pediatricians With Guidance On Helping Children With Mental Health IssuesWith an estimated one in every five children suffering from a mental disorder, such as anxiety and depression, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics aims to help doctors better help kids.
Meat Sold At Walmart Recalled For Possible Salmonella ContaminationMore than 6,400 pounds of a Walmart brand's frozen meat have been recalled for possible salmonella contamination.
Pharmaceutical Companies Accused In Opioid Epidemic Reach $235 Million SettlementFour defendants accused in thousands of lawsuits over the opioid epidemic reached a settlement Monday, averting a high-profile trial that was just hours away from starting.
Survey: Youth Vaping Increases In Florida As Tobacco Use DropsThe use of tobacco products among Florida’s youth is at an all-time low, but that good news is offset by significant increases in the number of children who vape, a state advisory panel was told Thursday.
Attention, Parents! 95% Of Tested Baby Foods In The US Contain Toxic Metals, Report SaysToxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
Major Medical Groups Issue Call To Action Over Low Vaccination Rates For TeensWith vaccination rates low for adolescents and teenagers, some major medical groups are issuing a call to action.
Study: Vaping E-Liquids May Lead To Some Lung InflammationAccording to a new study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, vaping e-liquids may lead to some inflammation in the lungs.
Lauren's List: Facts About Male Breast CancerIn October, we're all asked to "Think Pink" for breast cancer awareness.
Hepatitis A Cases Near 2,800 This Year In FloridaFlorida had 53 newly reported hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,791 as of Saturday, numbers from the state Department of Health show.
Florida Targets Seven Counties, Including Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, To Combat HIVMore than $490,000 is being doled out to seven Florida counties as part of a national effort to try to eradicate HIV and AIDS in the next 10 years.
Health Alert: We Could Be In For Rough Flu Season, Everyone Urged To Get Flu ShotHealth officials say the upcoming flu season could be one of the roughest in a while so they urging everyone to get a flu shot.
Florida Health Providers Get Guidance On Vaping InjuriesWith 1,299 reported cases of lung injuries associated with vaping and electronic cigarettes across the nation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced interim guidelines for health-care providers treating people who have the conditions.
New Dengue Cases Prompt Miami-Dade Health Officials To Issue Mosquito-Borne Illness AlertOn Friday, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade confirmed two additional cases of dengue fever in Miami-Dade County, prompting county health officials to issue a mosquito-borne illness alert.