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Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte Testing Possible Diabetes CureJohnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix the life-threatening hormonal disorder.
Health Czar To Visit Florida As Insurance Deadline NearsObama's chief health official is heading to South Florida as the deadline to sign up for health insurance nears.
Shaheen Asks For Aggressive Response To Zika VirusU.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has written to key federal agencies calling for an aggressive and coordinated response to protect Americans from the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects and neurological problems in South America.
As Plant-Based Diets Shine, 5 Vegans Worth Watching in 2016Looking to eat less meat? 2016 is shaping up to be a fine time to get in touch with your inner vegan.
Miami Doctor Suspended; Video Shows Attack On Uber DriverA doctor at a Miami hospital is on administrative leave after a video surfaced on YouTube showing her hitting and screaming profanities at an Uber driver.
More than 1.6 Million Floridians Getting ObamacareFederal officials say more than 1.6 million Floridians have signed up for Obamacare or had their coverage automatically renewed since last November.
3 in Florida Have Zika Virus After Visiting South AmericaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed three cases of Zika virus in Florida, including two in Miami-Dade County and one Hillsborough County resident.
Bend And A Beer: Yoga Classes And Craft Breweries Team UpCall it detox and retox: Around the country, yogis are jumping up from savasana and hopping onto a barstool as yoga classes are making their way into breweries.
Review: Under Armour's Fitness Gadgets Need To Shape UpYou may know Under Armour mostly for its heavily marketed line of athletic sportswear. But the company has bigger ambitions: It's jumping into the crowded market for wearable gadgets that aim to help both athletes and couch potatoes track their fitness.
Average Age Of New US Moms At All-time High, Now Over 26The average age of first-time mothers is at an all-time high in the U.S — over 26. The change is largely due to a big drop in teen moms. But more first births to older women also are tugging the number up, said T.J. Mathews of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Report Finds More Infections From Dirty Scopes at HospitalsAt least 250 people, mostly in the U.S. (Florida included), were sickened with life-threatening "superbug" infections linked to contaminated medical scopes in the past three years — more than previously estimated by federal regulators, according to a new Senate committee report released Wednesday.
Florida Senate Passes Disabled Children Bill; Moves To HouseThe Florida Senate on Wednesday passed legislation expanding aid for students with intellectual disabilities and named the program for Senate President Andy Gardiner, who has made what he calls "people with unique abilities" the signature issue of his tenure as president.

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