Thousands of people across the country have become sick from vaping. Now, the Centers for Disease Control believe they may have tracked down a cause.
A 4-year-old girl in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant has found a donor. Chloe Bella Carvalho’s parents Jairo and Nayara learned their young daughter has leukemia. The young girl has been in Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children receiving chemotherapy.
Some patients across Florida say they have been having a tough time finding a very popular form of medical marijuana needed to ease their pain.
A free health clinic has opened up in Seminole County. United Medical and Social Services is now servicing customers in Sanford. Not only are all the visits and medical treatments free, but the clinic also finds free or low-cost medications for uninsured patients. Probably the most astounding aspect of this clinic is the medical staff are all volunteers from private practices and area hospitals.
Cases of Hepatitis A skyrocketed in Florida in 2019. According to the State Department of Health, nearly 3000 cases have been reported this year compared to only 548 in 2018 and 276 in 2017. In August, the State Surgeon General issued a Public Health Emergency due to the high case count.
A pastor in Clermont, Florida is crediting his Apple Watch for alerting him to an episode of atrial fibrillation.
As more students are taking up vaping, schools are trying to do their part to combat the epidemic. Some have changed policies and surveillance practices.
Health officials are urging people who dined at a Denny's in Kissimmee to get vaccinated for hepatitis A after tests confirmed that two employees were infected.
Some CBD products are now available at Winn-Dixie. The Jacksonville, Fla.-based grocer said Monday that the stores now offer 65 CBD items, including topicals such as oils and ointments, supplement pills and pet products
Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Mary Mayhew told members of a Senate panel Tuesday that her agency will release an “invitation to negotiate” in the coming weeks and that she hopes to have a contractor on board to help carry out the state’s new Canadian drug-importation program by spring 2020.
Florida had 62 hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,970, as of Saturday.
A Hart County, Georgia, mom is battling to help her newborn son, who was born with a rare syndrome that causes him to stop breathing when he sleeps.
More than 100 vegetable products sold in the United States and Canada were recalled over the potential risk of listeria contamination, according an announcement Sunday.
A multistate salmonella outbreak seemingly linked to ground beef has left at least one person dead and another eight people hospitalized, health officials said.
Health officials have urged people to get vaccinated against the disease.
The report will be the second set of recommendations issued by the commission, which was created following a February 2018 mass shooting at the Parkland school
The percentages of children lacking health insurance in Florida and nationwide are on the rise, reversing recent trends.
In addition to liking the plans, the enrollees surveyed also indicated they were pleased with the care they received.
n 2018, 7.6 percent of Florida children were without insurance.
With Halloween right around the corner, it's worth noting that some candy may be better for our health — a recent study suggests that eating chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is linked to lower odds of depressive symptoms.