Salad Product Recall Over E. coli Bacteria Impacts Florida, 21 Other StatesThousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled in Florida and 21 other states due to a possible E. coli contamination.
Miami Beach Teen Says Vaping Landed Him In The Hospital With Collapsed LungThe number of e-cigarette and vaping-related lung injuries continues to climb with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 2,172 cases so far in 49 states, including Florida.
Hepatitis A Cases Continue Climbing In FloridaFlorida had 51 hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 3,079, as of Saturday.
Florida Patients Drawn To Smokable Medical MarijuanaMore than 1.82 million ounces of smokable medical marijuana were ordered for 128,040 patients over a six-month period, a new state report shows.
Retired FDA Adviser Regrets Voting To Approve LASIK SurgeryAn estimated 20 million Americans have undergone LASIK eye surgery to correct nearsightedness and improve distance vision. Surveys show high patient satisfaction, but some patients say the minimally-invasive surgery ruined their eyesight.
Florida Medical Marijuana Use Doubles In Just One YearSince medical marijuana was signed into law three years ago, the market has grown tremendously.
Medicaid, Florida KidCare Get Mixed GradesManaged-care plans that participate in Medicaid and the Florida KidCare program received mixed grades on a “scorecard” released Thursday by the Trump administration.
Florida Health Insurer To Offer Lyft RidesFlorida Blue announced that Affordable Care Act customers will have access to Lyft rides as part of the benefits package in individual health insurance policies, beginning Feb. 1.
Florida Lawmakers Take Aim At Sunscreen BanIn light of Key West banning the sale of sunscreens that contain chemicals believed to harm coral reefs, Florida lawmakers are fast-tracking proposals that would undo the local regulation.
DEA Issues Warning Over Counterfeit Prescription Pills From MexicoThe Drug Enforcement Administration is warning everyone about counterfeit prescription pills manufactured in Mexico containing lethal doses of fentanyl.
Florida Safety Panel Focuses On Mental HealthA state commission tasked with making school-safety policy recommendations to the Florida Legislature approved a draft report on Thursday that will highlight a need for more mental health funding.