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Furloughed Feds’ Health Coverage Intact, But Shutdown Still Complicates Things |...

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). Joseph Daskalakis’ son was born New Year’s Eve, a little over a...

Climate Change Means A Rise In Mosquito-Borne Illness | Health News...

The sunlight coming through the picture window of Debbie Casey’s room at a nursing home in Daytona Beach falls on a message board covered...

Health News: Vitamin D, Healthy Diet and Cognitive Skills – Gildshire

Health Risks From Vitamin D Deficiency Sunlight is the main source of Vitamin D and in winter time, most of us don’t get enough Vitamin...

Health News: Sweet Potatoes, Mung Beans and Sugar – Gildshire

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Compared to regular potatoes, sweet potatoes have unique health benefits. According to Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in San Francisco and...

New AHCA Secretary Has Fans, Detractors | Health News Florida

While Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that Mary Mayhew will take the helm at the state Agency for Health Care Administration, it hasn’t been made...

Pediatricians say child checkups should include gun safety advice | Health...

As a pediatric surgeon at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Dr. Bo Kennedy has seen firsthand how bullets can shatter tiny bodies.He has collected dozens...

Hospice Doctors Seek Exemption From Drug Database | Health News Florida

Less than a year after the Florida Legislature passed a sweeping bill that requires physicians to check a statewide database before ordering opioids for...

Opioid Prescriptions Vary For Injured Workers | Health News Florida

Opioids are prescribed differently to injured workers, with factors such as age, gender, type of job and size of business making a difference, a...

DeSantis Names New Chiefs At State Health, Tourism Agencies | Health...

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis on Friday named an ardent opponent of Medicaid expansion to lead the state Agency for Health Care Administration and backed former...

Marsy’s Law Presents Challenges For Lawmakers | Health News Florida

Floridians voted to put protections for crime victims in the state constitution, but lawmakers and officials are grappling with how to put the measure...
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