Appeals court backs DCF in nursing home expenses case

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An appeals court Monday sided with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) in a dispute about expenses for...

Why are we still questioning vaccines?

Measles cases have cropped up across 12 states over the last ten weeks – nearly two decades...

Plenty of reasons to limit soda: Prevent obesity, keep teeth healthy

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) When Dr. Susan Maples sees patients at her dental practice, she tells them to slash the soda. And she’s not alone....

Doctors’, lawyers’ money motives cause painful decisions

Women, especially women of color and poor women, tend to suffer disproportionately in our healthcare system. The...

Study points to overuse of antibiotics

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A new study shows an estimated 30 percent of outpatient oral antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary. Penicillin and other antibiotics have...

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...

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...

Zika cases now top 1,000

The number of reported Zika cases in Florida topped 1,000 on Tuesday as Gov. Rick Scott announced the state will send another $7.4 million...

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...

How Miami-Dade got outgunned in war on Zika

Despite early alarms, records show the county largely proceeded with business as usual as the summer mosquito season approached. BY JENNY STALETOVICH MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – As...

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