Judge Tosses Out Trauma System PlanA judge rejected a plan by the Florida Department of Health that likely would have led to an increase in trauma centers across the state.
HIV Activist Becomes Advocate For PrEPTruvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxis ("PrEP") lowers the risk of contracting HIV by blocking the virus from infecting the body.
Miami-Dade Animal Services To Host Rabies Vaccination Event ThursdayIn the wake of a Miami-Dade rabies alert, Animal Services will host a pet vaccination event in Kendall on Thursday.
Raccoon Hit By Car Tests Positive For Rabies, 2nd Case In Miami-DadeThe second confirmed case of a rabid animal in Miami-Dade has forced the expansion of the rabies alert issued by the Department of Health earlier in the week.
Veterinarian Doesn’t Believe Rabies Alert Perimeter Goes Far EnoughA local veterinarian attacked by a rabid raccoon in Kendall says the perimeter for the first rabies alert in Miami-Dade County in 16 years doesn't go far enough.
Rabies Alert In Miami-Dade First Since 2001A day after a rabies alert was issued in Miami-Dade County, health officials are informing the public on how to keep their pets safe.
Rabid Raccoon Prompts Health Alert For KendallA rabies alert has been issued for the Kendall area after a raccoon tested positive, according to the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County.
Why Wait? People Can Start Taking HIV Medicine The Day They Are DiagnosedThe moment someone is diagnosed with HIV, it can feel like a clock starts ticking. Time’s wasting. So why waste time? Start taking medication right away.
Judge Says Florida Trauma Center Shouldn't Have OpenedOpening hospitals and caring for the sick isn’t as cut and dry as many people feel it should be.
Health Officials Begin Medical Marijuana Rules ProcessFlorida health officials have started the rules-making process that will expand those eligible to receive medical marijuana.
New Local Cases Of Zika ConfirmedSix more locally acquired cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus have been confirmed by the state's health department.
Broward Teen Beats Odds Against Brain-Eating AmoebaA Broward teen has beaten the odds against a brain-eating amoeba.
Person Gets Brain-Eating Amoeba While Swimming In BrowardA person is hospitalized in Broward after they contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming.
Florida DOH Investigating Possible Non-Travel Zika Case In Miami-DadeThe Florida DOH announced on Tuesday that it’s invtestigating a possible non-travel related case of Zika virus in Miami-Dade County.
State Pushes To Release Investor Names In Pot DisputeLawyers for the Florida Department of Health have given a Jacksonville nursery until Monday to take action on an attempt to keep secret a list of pot investors.