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- Florida Doctor Convicted of 162 Counts of Health Care Fraud A federal jury has convicted a north Florida doctor of 162 counts of health care fraud.
- Florida Gov: Prepare for Zika virus like it's a hurricane TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor says the U.S. government needs to prepare for the Zika virus like it's a hurricane. Forecasts for a hurricane threatening U.S. coasts trigger certain federal response operations. In a statement Wednes...
- Wednesday’s Work-Out of the Day (5/4) In this week’s Work-out Of the Day we examine a basic and time efficient work-out that can be completed under 30 minutes, no gym required.
- APNewsBreak: Woman's Body Rejecting Face Transplant The 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.
- Wednesday’s Work-Out of the Day (4/6) In the words of Arnold Schwarzenegger, “It’s simple if it jiggles, its fat.”
- FL Blood Banks Seek Donations Before Zika Hits State Southwest Florida blood banks are seeking blood donations before anyone in the state contracts the Zika virus from local mosquitoes.
- Feds: Medicaid Expansion Would Help Mentally Ill Floridians Some 726,000 uninsured Floridians suffered from mental health and substance abuse issues in 2014 and nearly half of them could have gotten treatment if the state expanded Medicaid, federal health officials said Monday.
- Blood Test for Concussions? Researchers Report Some Progress New research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions.
- Medicaid Expansion Would Help Mentally Ill Floridians Federal health officials says 726,000 uninsured Floridians suffered from mental health and substance abuse issues in 2014 and nearly half of them could have gotten treatment if the state expanded Medicaid.
- Wednesday’s Work-Out of the Day (3/23) This workout will help you reach your goals whether you’re trying to get your abs shredded or squeeze into sexy that two-piece bathing suit you bought last summer.
- Wednesday’s Work-Out of the Day (3/16) In this week’s Workout of the Day, we’re going to make sure you aren’t one of those guys (or girls) that skip your leg work out this week.
- CDC Guidelines Aim to Curb Painkiller Prescribing Prescription painkillers should not be a first choice for treating common ailments like back pain and arthritis, according to new federal guidelines designed to reshape how doctors prescribe drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin.
- FDA Expands Use of Pfizer Drug for Rare Form of Lung Cancer The 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 Mosquitoes A 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.
- Activists Say Nancy Reagan Should Have Pushed Harder On AIDS NEW YORK (AP) — Gay-rights and HIV/AIDS activists remain bitter at Ronald Reagan for a slow response to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. Views are more mixed about his wife, Nancy, but there's deep regret that she didn't push sooner and more forcef...