Christmas Dinner Do's & Don'tsNow that the presents are opened, the next big thing on everyone's minds on Christmas Day will be the mouth-watering feast tonight.
Florida Hepatitis A Cases Top 3,300 This YearFlorida had another 49 reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total this year to 3,327.
2 New Cases Of Dengue Fever Reported In Miami-DadeMiami-Dade County is reporting two new cases of dengue fever.
Handwashing Is Key To Staying Healthy For The HolidaysWashing hands is a simple and easy way to avoid getting sick or passing viruses and bacteria to others. But many of us are not doing it right or as often as we should.
CDC: Packaged Hard-Boiled Eggs Linked To Deadly Listeria OutbreakFlorida is one of several states included in a deadly, multi-state outbreak of Listeria infections which has been linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs.
State Lawmakers Look For Ways To Curb Vaping In FloridaAs state lawmakers ponder how --- and if --- to respond to teens’ skyrocketing use of electronic cigarettes, one university student is influencing the Florida Senate leader’s stance on the issue.
30 People Sickened By Infection Linked To Contact With Pet Store Puppies, CDC SaysThe Centers for Disease Control says it is investigating an outbreak of a multi-drug resistant infection linked to contact with pet store puppies.
2 New Studies Raising More Concerns About Potential Harms Of E-CigarettesTwo new studies are raising more concerns about the vaping epidemic and the potential harms of e-cigarettes.
Federal Pot Law Key In Florida License FightPointing to a federal law that makes marijuana illegal, a U.S. district judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by a Tampa firm that argues Florida health officials violated its due-process rights in a long-running dispute about a medical-marijuana license.
2 Potential Breakthrough Drugs Could Help Patients Battling Advanced Breast CancerThere’s new hope for patients battling advanced breast cancer, coming from what doctors are calling two potential breakthrough drugs.
Officials: Vaccination Efforts Slow Spread Of Hepatitis A In FloridaFlorida’s surgeon general is cautiously optimistic that education and vaccination efforts during the past few months are working to contain the spread of hepatitis A, which caused the declaration of a public-health emergency in August.
Foods May Soon Come With Activity Labels In New Push To Cut Down On ObesityYour favorite foods may soon come with activity labels in a new push to cut down on obesity.
Early And Unusual Start To Flu Season Across U.S. And FloridaThe U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years.
Florida Panel Eyes Medical Marijuana Approvals By DoctorsFlorida medical board members, confronted with a new state report that details how a relatively small number of doctors have approved patients to use medical marijuana, are taking a pass on whether they need to act.
Researchers Find Drug Can Curb Delusions in Dementia and Alzheimer’s PatientsA drug used to reduce delusions among Parkinson's patients has the same benefit for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, researchers announced this week.