‘Disrespected’ disease

Sickle cell patients survive despite challenges BY ERIN N. MARCUS KAISER HEALTH NEWS / TNS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – When Janoi Burgess was a child, he thought doctor...

Governor signs bill allowing smokable medical marijuana

SCOTT KEELER/TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS Florida Governor Ron DeSantis addresses a joint session of the Florida Legislature on March 5,...

Senate panel approves KidCare expansion

With backing from the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill (SB 248) that would allow thousands of immigrant...

Poll: Most Americans say Obamacare should get time to work

BLOOMBERG NEWS It may come as news to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, but a majority of Americans is not, in his words, dreaming of...

Hemp products and CBD meds now cleared to fly

C.M. GUERRERO/MIAMI HERALD/TNS Food and Drug Administration-approved hemp products like certain CBD medications are now allowed in both carry-on and checked...

Moffitt Cancer Center hosting Men’s Health Forum on March 16

PHOTO COURTESY OF MOFFITT CANCER CENTER At the 2018 Men’s Health Forum, hundreds participated in exams that are critical to health...

Surgery helps blind artist see art in a new light

BY ALEX HARRIS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — When Selris James painted a month ago, he held his face so close to the canvas his nose nearly...

Life after surviving breast cancer

Why time after treatment can be the hardest stage of the disease BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For some cancer patients, the time after treatment ends can...

Some pesky facts about bedbugs

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS A recent study found that bedbugs have distinct color preferences. Researchers discovered bedbugs are drawn to red and black and repelled...

State hires new health care company for inmates

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State corrections officials have hired Centurion of Florida LLC to take over prison health services for...

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