Tyson building cannabis resort in California

BY PARKER RILEY BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM The former heavyweight champion of the world is having an epic start to 2018. According to The Blast, Mike Tyson is creating a...

Legal fees increase in workers’ comp system

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Injured workers racked up nearly $186 million in approved legal fees in 2016-2017, a 36 percent...

Autism spectrum disorders appear to have stabilized

Data collected on kids and teens from 2014-2016 BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Researchers have a new reason to believe that the prevalence of autism spectrum...

‘Gaming Disorder’ recognized as a mental health condition

BY HOWARD COHEN MIAMI HERALD / TNS The World Health Organization (WHO) is planning to officially recognize that playing video games too often could be a...

patients dying younger from sickle cell

Discrimination and poor care to blame, medical experts say BY JENNY GOLD KAISER HEALTH NEWS/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE For more than a year, NeDina Brocks-Capla avoided one...

Thousands more dead

Report shows large overdose increase COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – A highly anticipated report from Florida’s medical examiners shows dramatic increases in all types...

‘I have no fear’

South Florida woman loses baby, arms and legs during pregnancy BY MIKE CLARY SUN SENTINEL/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CORAL SPRINGS – When Kayleigh Ferguson-Walker returned to church...

CDC: Nearly 4 in 10 adults in US now obese

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Americans’ obesity rates have reached a new high-water mark. Again. In 2015 and 2016, just short of four in 10 American...

Nursing home tragedy claims lives of couple married 61 years

BY DAVID J. NEAL MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Cecilia Franco, 90, died at 3:45 a.m. Monday, becoming the 14th Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills resident to...

‘Natural’ or negligence?

Lawmaker questions nursing home deaths BY CHRISTINE SEXTON THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A Republican state senator – and funeral director – is suggesting that...

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