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- Florida Court to Hear Case Challenging Abortion Law Florida's First District Court of Appeal is set to hear a case challenging a state law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to wait at least 24 hours after visiting a clinic to get care.
- Obama Asking Congress for Emergency Funding to Combat Zika President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
- Colorado Right-to-Die Bill Approved by House Panel A Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that would provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives.
- Florida Readies For a Fight With Zika Virus In 2014, chikungunya, a virus spread by the same species of mosquito as Zika, infected a million people in the Caribbean. While 452 travel-related cases were documented in Florida that year, just 11 people contracted the virus in the state. Last...
- Florida, Vulnerable to Zika Virus, Gets Ready For Fight Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the state has three new cases of Zika and he's adding a fifth county to his health emergency declaration. Scott said Thursday at a news conference in Tampa that the 12 cases in Florida are all from people who became...
- 5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 4 Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
- Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte Testing Possible Diabetes Cure Johnson & 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.
- Florida Governor, Surgeon General to Discuss Zika Readiness Gov. Rick Scott and State Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong are planning to give an update on Florida's preparedness efforts relating to the Zika virus.
- Review Reveals Problems Protecting Workers From Pesticides Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.
- 6 New Travel-Related Cases Of Zika Reported In Florida The Florida Department of Health announced the new cases in a news release Tuesday. All of the cases were believed to be contracted outside of the state.
- Florida Doctors Resolve False Claims Allegations Two Florida doctors' practices have agreed to pay millions of dollars to the federal government to resolve allegations they billed federal programs for unnecessary tests or procedures. Federal prosecutors said Friday that payments by Rose Radiology...
- $16M given to Florida groups for cancer research Organizations across the state are getting money for cancer research and tobacco-related diseases.
- Health Czar Cancels Visit as Insurance Deadline Nears Obama's chief health official has cancelled her visit to South Florida as the deadline to sign up for health insurance nears.
- Health Czar To Visit Florida As Insurance Deadline Nears Obama'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 Virus U.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.