CDC Announces New HIV Initiative In MiamiAt ground zero for new HIV infections, Miami-Dade County is about to become the beginning of a new collaboration.
Florida's Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Rallies Support On Hemp Industry BillAgriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Friday encouraged supporters of a new state hemp industry to tell Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign a bill that would lead to a regulatory framework for the crop.
Florida Department Of Health Looks For Ways To Improve Nutrition ProgramThe Florida Department of Health is seeking input about how a nutrition program for women, infants and children can be improved and is giving people three weeks to send comments to Tallahassee.
Miami-Dade County Officials Announce Plan To Crack Down On Rabies Virus In South FloridaWildlife in Miami-Dade County has been prone to the dangerous rabies virus before, but Miami-Dade County officials made an announcement Thursday that could help control future outbreaks.
Medicare Report Points To Neglect, AbuseAn estimated 20 percent of Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes who were transported to hospital emergency rooms in 2016 and treated for a variety of high-risk conditions had been potentially abused or neglected, a report released Wednesday by the federal government shows.
Lauren's List: Four Food Habits To KickWe want to eat more whole foods and less processed stuff, right? But sometimes, in an effort to live our healthiest lives, we're actually going against the advice of nutritionists.
Sleeping With TV On Can Make You FatCan't catch some z's without the TV or a light on? If so, the seemingly harmless habit just might make you pack on a few pounds.
Mentoring Matters: Opioid Recovery Starts With A Strong Support System And Proper GuidanceIn 2017 more people died of opioid overdoses than from both gun violence and car accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Florida Hepatitis A Outbreak Nears 1,500 CasesWith Pasco and Pinellas counties accounting for more than a third of the cases this year, a hepatitis A outbreak continues to expand.
Florida Board Of Medicine Signs Off On Medical Marijuana ChangesWhile some members expressed concern about patients smoking medical marijuana, the Florida Board of Medicine has approved forms for doctors to use in ordering smokable pot.
4 Your Kids: Summer Break Calls For Safety On Social Media & With ElectronicsSchool's out for summer!
Coroner Says Woman Died From THC Overdose, Experts SkepticalA 39-year-old Louisiana woman was the first person to have ever died from a marijuana overdose, according to local officials.
Florida Adds 63 Hepatitis A Cases In OutbreakThe state had 63 cases of hepatitis A reported during the last week of May, bringing the total number of infections this year to 1,373.
Medicaid Expansion Plan Passes Key ThresholdA proposed constitutional amendment that would expand eligibility for the Medicaid program has passed a key initial threshold, readying it for review by the Florida Supreme Court.
New Palm Beach Gardens Restaurant Worker Tests Positive For Hepatitis AFor the third time in recent weeks, a Palm Beach County food-service worker has tested positive for the hepatitis A, according to the county department of health.