Florida Supreme Court Eyes Medical Malpractice 'Crisis'In a case stemming from a woman’s lung-cancer death, an appeals court Friday urged the Florida Supreme Court to look again at whether the state has a medical-malpractice insurance “crisis” that justifies limiting damages in certain lawsuits.
Survey: Youth Vaping Increases In Florida As Tobacco Use DropsThe use of tobacco products among Florida’s youth is at an all-time low, but that good news is offset by significant increases in the number of children who vape, a state advisory panel was told Thursday.
Attention, Parents! 95% Of Tested Baby Foods In The US Contain Toxic Metals, Report SaysToxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
Major Medical Groups Issue Call To Action Over Low Vaccination Rates For TeensWith vaccination rates low for adolescents and teenagers, some major medical groups are issuing a call to action.
Study: Vaping E-Liquids May Lead To Some Lung InflammationAccording to a new study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, vaping e-liquids may lead to some inflammation in the lungs.
Hepatitis A Cases Near 2,800 This Year In FloridaFlorida had 53 newly reported hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,791 as of Saturday, numbers from the state Department of Health show.
Florida Targets Seven Counties, Including Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, To Combat HIVMore than $490,000 is being doled out to seven Florida counties as part of a national effort to try to eradicate HIV and AIDS in the next 10 years.
High School Sports With The Highest Concussion RatesWhen it comes to concussions in high school sports, there is good news and bad news, a new study suggests.
Florida Health Providers Get Guidance On Vaping InjuriesWith 1,299 reported cases of lung injuries associated with vaping and electronic cigarettes across the nation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced interim guidelines for health-care providers treating people who have the conditions.
New Dengue Cases Prompt Miami-Dade Health Officials To Issue Mosquito-Borne Illness AlertOn Friday, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade confirmed two additional cases of dengue fever in Miami-Dade County, prompting county health officials to issue a mosquito-borne illness alert.
Start Thinking About Your Posture Or You Could Be In A World Of PainA new survey finds many of us are not concerned about poor posture, even though it can have a big impact on the body.
3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again In USInfections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen nationwide for the fifth consecutive year.
Hepatitis A Cases Top 2,700 This Year In FloridaFlorida had 62 newly reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of cases for the year to 2,738 as of Saturday, a state Department of Health report shows.
Confirmed Case Of Mumps At Pioneer Middle School In Cooper CityThe principal of Pioneer Middle has issued a letter to parents confirming the school has a confirmed case of the Mumps.
Fake Doctor Accused Of Practicing Medicine Without A License A woman in Hialeah is facing criminal charges, accused of practicing medicine without a license.