Florida Bill Seeks To Wave Fees For Physicians Who Provide Pro Bono ServicesTrying to expand access to health care, a House panel on Tuesday approved a bill that would authorize the state’s medical boards to waive licensure fees for physicians who provide at least 160 hours of pro bono medical services.
Most Women Love High Heels, But Doctors Warn They 'Can Really Damage Feet'Most women know, and love, a good pair of high heels. Often, the higher the better. But doctors warn high heels can really damage your feet, causing a lot of pain.
Initiative Targets Obesity In FloridaWho says doctors and insurers are at odds?
Study: More Doctors Are Suffering From Mental Health IssuesMore doctors than ever are suffering from psychological distress or mental health issues - but many avoid getting treatment.
Court Rules Against State In "Docs VS. Glocks"Siding with a coalition of individual doctors and medical groups, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that major portions of a controversial Florida law restricting physicians and other health-care providers from asking patients about guns is unconstitutional.
Newspaper: Doctors In Sex Abuse Cases Often Not DisciplinedA new investigation revealed doctors who engage in sexual misconduct with patients are routinely treated as having "impairment" issues and may not have been reported to law enforcement.
Florida Doctor Still Practice Despite Alleged 'Sexual Misconduct'David Simon, a Lake Worth family doctor, was accused of using “punishment therapy” in 2011
Crowd Sourcing Site Lets Group Review Your Medical ConditionWould you use the wisdom of crowds to diagnose your medical condition?
Doctors Reporting Medicaid HMO ProblemsThe Associated Press interviewed doctors, parents and health advocates around Florida who said privatization has exacerbated problems first noticed in a pilot program eight years ago.
Appeals Court OKs 'Docs VS. Glocks' LawA federal appeals court has upheld the state's controversial "docs vs. glocks" bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.
More US Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.
Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid ExpansionThe Florida Legislature's opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.
Doctors: BRCA Gene Increases Chances Of Uterine Tumors New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.
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