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- Lawsuit: Maggots Found on Intensive Care Patient in Florida The children of Dorothy Mooneyham of Orange Park seek over $15,000 damages from the Orange Park Medical Center. In the lawsuit filed Thursday in Clay County...
- Federal Judge Blocks New Florida Abortion Law A federal judge late Thursday put on hold key portions of a new Florida law that would block public funding for Planned Parenthood and greatly increase inspection requirements for abortion clinics.
- FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Dough Amid E. Coli Fears In a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, federal regulators said this week that people should not eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E....
- Federal Action Sough for Florida Coastline Tainted by Algae Officials want federal action along a stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast where the governor has declared a state of emergency over algae blooms.
- Activist Brockovich Talks Tainted Water Near Naval Bases Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is weighing in on concerns residents are raising about drinking water contamination near two former U.S. Navy bases near Philadelphia.
- Florida Confirms Birth Defects After Mom Gets Zika Abroad Florida confirmed its first Zika-related case of microcephaly, in a child whose mother contracted the virus in Haiti, officials said Tuesday.
- FDA Approves First Pill to Treat All Forms of Hepatitis C Federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus.
- Jason Day Says Zika Fears will Keep Him Out of Rio Olympics Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.
- Department of Public Health Warns of Meningococcal Disease The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men.
- Free HIV Testing Offered by Louisville Public Health Agency Louisville public health officials are offering free HIV testing on Monday.
- Blue Cross Scales Back Individual Plans Offered in Minnesota Minnesota's largest health insurer is scaling back the plans it will offer to consumers who don't get coverage from their employers.
- Saint Louis University Plans Human Trial for Zika Vaccine Saint Louis University will begin a human clinical trial this fall for a vaccine that seeks to prevent the Zika virus.
- Law Allows People, Businesses to Keep Epi Pens on Hand Alabama Department of Public Health officials say a new law allows people and businesses to keep epinephrine injectors on hand in case of an allergic reaction.
- Feds Will Use Tax Penalty Data to Find Uninsured Millennials With time running out for the Obama administration to prove the success of the Affordable Care Act, officials are aggressively targeting a group that could help turn things around: young people.
- 'GMA' Meteorologist Ginger Zee Discusses Fight with Anorexia "Good Morning America" meteorologist Ginger Zee has opened up about her childhood battle with anorexia.