Judge backs AHCA on immigrant emergency care

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An administrative law judge Monday ruled in favor of the state Agency for Health Care Administration in a long-running dispute...

Do drugs that calm stomachs damage kidneys?

The answer’s unclear about the harm of proton pump inhibitors. BY SYDNEY LUPKIN AND PAULINE BARTOLONE KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Sherry Herman was watching TV when the ad popped...

TALKING ABOUT SEX FROM THE PULPIT

Leaders at AIDS conference say Black churches must do more in the fight against HIV BY GEORGE E. CURRY EMERGENEWSONLINE.COM DURBAN, South Africa – The Rev. Edwin...

‘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...

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...

Study: 13.1 million coastal residents could face flooding

Rising sea levels could lead to forced evacuation, study shows BY ANN M. SIMMONS LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE As many as 13.1 million people living along...

Florida leads way in forcing opioid abusers to get help

BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG/TNS TAMPA – In an opioid epidemic that is killing more than a hundred Americans every day, many families of overdose victims feel...

More local Zika cases found in Miami-Dade

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The number of Zika cases in Florida continued to increase, with the state Department of Health announcing...

Another health disparity

Blacks unlikely to get addiction treatment JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Bottles of the generic prescription pain medication...

Is it wiser to wait for a flu shot?

Some medical experts are wary of marketing that promotes early vaccinations. BY JULIE APPLEBY KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The pharmacy chain pitches started in August: Come...

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