Free HIV Testing Offered by Louisville Public Health AgencyLouisville public health officials are offering free HIV testing on Monday.
Blue Cross Scales Back Individual Plans Offered in MinnesotaMinnesota's largest health insurer is scaling back the plans it will offer to consumers who don't get coverage from their employers.
Feds Will Use Tax Penalty Data to Find Uninsured MillennialsWith 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.
Feds: Medicaid Expansion Would Help Mentally Ill FloridiansSome 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 ProgressNew research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions.
Medicaid Expansion Would Help Mentally Ill FloridiansFederal 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.
CDC Guidelines Aim to Curb Painkiller PrescribingPrescription 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 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.
Can People With Heart Problems Still Practice Hot Yoga?Studies have long shown the health benefits of yoga, but a Miami cardiologist is conducting a study to determine whether hot yoga improves vascular function and blood flow, especially for patients with hypertension and other vascular issues.
Florida Governor, Surgeon General to Discuss Zika ReadinessGov. Rick Scott and State Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong are planning to give an update on Florida's preparedness efforts relating to the Zika virus.
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.