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- Plan Would Change Payments For Mental Health Care TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is considering a plan that would change the way the state pays to treat people who need emergency mental health care, a move critics say would gut the current system to benefit large hospital...
- Medicaid Enrollment Rising In Fla., Esp Among Kids MIAMI (AP) — Florida's Republican lawmakers remain staunchly opposed to expanding Medicaid. But as the Legislature remains deadlocked, Florida's Medicaid rolls are expanding under the Affordable Care Act. An additional 245,000 Floridians signed up...
- Responders Cut Hole In House Of Man Who Weighs Several Hundred Pounds After Fall A man who weighs several hundred pounds had to have the back of his home cut open so rescue personnel could get him out after he fell.
- Woman Has Up To 50 Orgasms A Day Due To Rare Condition A woman suffering from a rare condition that causes her to have up to 50 orgasms a day is hoping to find a cure after finding love.
- Experts: NASA Should Set Up Ethical Rules For Astronauts On Long Space Flights According to health and ethic experts, NASA should set up ethical rules regarding health of astronauts on long space flights.
- Study: Astronauts' Hearts Become Spherical In Space According to a recent study, an astronaut's heart forms a spherical shape when in space.
- Florida Overcomes GOP Barriers To Enroll Uninsured Florida's Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts to 3.5 million uninsured and leading the fight to repeal the law....
- Study: Women With Faulty Breast Cancer Gene Face Greater Chance Of Developing High-Risk Uterine Cancer Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks, doctors are reporting.
- (AUDIO) The Current Features Preventing Bullying, Creative Care, & Tampa's Downtown We'd like to extend a warm thank you to all of our guests who've joined us on The Current. November brought us some great segments, which we'd like to feature for you here. Meaghan Harris talked with us about how to prevent bullying. We...
- Parasitic Worms Found In Exotic Eel Species Federal scientists are warning consumers about parasitic worms found in an invasive eel species that's made a home in Florida.
WebMD Health News
- Tamiflu Shortage Again The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.
- DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall -- Once Again The new annual ‘‘best diets'' list is out from U.S. News & World Report.
- What 'Brain-Dead' Means What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?
- Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.