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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...

Health News: Magnesium, Mental Health and Healthy Habits – Gildshire

The Role of Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium is a highly important mineral for our overall health. Magnesium helps our health, especially when it...

Court Digs Into Marijuana Smoking Ban | Health News Florida

Newly minted Gov. Ron DeSantis has indicated he may drop the state’s appeal of a court decision that said a Florida law banning patients...

Report: Florida Has 17th Highest Drug Overdose Rate | Health News...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida had the 17th highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the nation in 2017,...

Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law | Kaiser Health...

Use Our Content Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of...

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