Posted: 04/17/2013 - New research suggests light drinking during pregnancy may not be harmful to the child later on in life.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - The Florida Center for Nursing announces that the Florida Action Coalition, co-led by the Florida Center for Nursing and the Florida Blue Foundation (previously known as the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation), has been selected to serve as a grantee for a new The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) initiative to help states prepare the nurse leaders to address our nation’s most pressing health care challenges—access, quality, and cost.
Updated: 04/10/2013 - Florida ranks 3rd in the nation in the number of uninsured children. The Florida Legislature has the opportunity to extend coverage to many of these children.
Updated: 04/09/2013 - The goal of the Pink Piano fundraiser is to collect up to 25 donated pianos which will be painted pink by local children for Breast Cancer awareness. The 25 pianos placed around the community will also be available for sponsorship and all the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration must make emergency contraceptives available to girls of all ages within 30 days, a federal judge has ruled, saying the agency's decisions regarding the so-called morning-after pill were "arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable."
Posted: 04/03/2013 - The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America released its annual report listing the worst allergy cities and zeroed in on the Southeast once again.
Updated: 04/02/2013 - Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate in the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - Medication Safety Week focuses on seven steps to help keep yourself and family members safe and healthy
Posted: 03/25/2013 - Some reactions have led people to seek medical care, including visits to hospital emergency rooms.
Updated: 03/25/2013 - State health officials say nearly 60,000 Medicaid members will be transferred to new health plans as two Universal Health companies are about to be liquidated.
Updated: 03/21/2013 - The statewide county health rankings were released yesterday.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - The number is important: Government officials look at how common each illness or disorder is when weighing how to spend limited public health funds. It's also controversial.
Updated: 03/20/2013 - Clergy will call on the Florida Legislature to expand Medicaid. Faith Community to Florida leaders: "Defend the Rights of the Poor and the Needy" (Proverbs 31:8) .
Updated: 04/02/2013 - A Florida Senate panel is backing a stripped-down health insurance plan for Florida's poor.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - Dying with Alzheimer's, however, is not the same as dying from it.
Updated: 03/25/2013 - The only other U.S. case of rabies transmission through transplants occurred in Texas in 2004.
Posted: 03/14/2013 - Living with a body part that has a mind of its own sounds impossible to believe, but it is a very real medical condition
Posted: 03/11/2013 - It appears lack of sleep can also put women at higher risk of heart disease, depression and psychological problems.
Updated: 03/06/2013 - An FSU fraternity is standing behind two of their members who are undergoing cancer treatment. Oliver Bucknell was diagnosed with Stage 3 Melanoma and Adam Jankowski was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma. Their Theta Chi fraternity brothers started a fundraiser where they are shaving their heads for donations.
Updated: 03/06/2013 - Federal health officials are asking health care facilities around the country to take urgent action.