People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.
A Florida mother and daughter have given a new meaning to family togetherness: Both women gave birth at the same hospital on the same day.
A former assistant at a South Florida medical practice has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing patient identities from a hospital database.
Sheriff’s deputies in Florida say a 7-year-old boy is in critical condition after his grandmother mistook him for an intruder and shot him.
A southwest Florida toddler is recovering in the hospital from severe wounds after authorities say he was bitten by the family dog.
A woman has been bitten by a cobra at a Florida wildlife sanctuary.
Authorities say they have apprehended a registered sex offender traveling with a 16-year-old girl after a high-speed chase through Louisiana swampland.
A woman suffered an apparent shark bite to her leg while swimming in the Intracoastal Waterway.
A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.
Two snorkelers are dead in separate incidents off the Florida Keys.