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Florida had the nation's second-highest rate of residents without health insurance with almost 1 out of 4 Floridians lacking it, according to new U.S. Census figures released Thursday. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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...

Health Reform

Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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 for [...]

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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.

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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.

The last Atlantis space shuttle launch blasts off on mission STS-135. John F. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by Mike Theiss/Getty Images)

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.

File photo of astronauts at the International Space Station. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Astronauts’ Hearts Become Spherical In Space

According to a recent study, an astronaut’s heart forms a spherical shape when in space.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?