Urine Test Could Simplify Zika Virus DetectionA urine-based test for Zika virus infection has shown to be more effective than the common blood-based one for many patients, a development that could make testing for the infection easier.
Mosquito Season Brings No Urgency for Money to Fight ZikaThe White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency.
Feds Give Florida Health Centers Cash to Expand Primary CareThe Obama administration is giving nearly $11 million to help 12 health centers around the state offer preventive health services to more low-income patients.
Florida Doctor Convicted of 162 Counts of Health Care FraudA federal jury has convicted a north Florida doctor of 162 counts of health care fraud.
APNewsBreak: Woman's Body Rejecting Face TransplantThe Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant.
FDA Expands Use of Pfizer Drug for Rare Form of Lung CancerThe Food and Drug Administration expanded approval of a Pfizer drug to treat a small subset of lung cancer patients with a rare mutation.
FDA: No Significant Impact from Test of Modified MosquitoesA field trial releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys would not harm humans or the environment, according to documents released Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The Latest: Bobby Brown: 'Unsettling' That Autopsy ReleasedThe Latest on the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, and results of a medical examiner's investigation.
Florida Court to Hear Case Challenging Abortion LawFlorida'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 ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
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.