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...

Doctors, dentists in state skip required opioid training

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE—About one in four Florida health care providers failed to take a...

Standing several hours a day could help you lose weight

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS ROCHESTER, Minn. – Standing instead of sitting for six hours a day could help people lose weight over the long term,...

‘A Dining Room of Hope’

Aaron’s House event raises awareness, funds to help individuals living with bipolar disorder and depression and their families. BY JENISE GRIFFIN FLORIDA COURIER TAMPA – Pamela Robinson...

Central Florida pregnancy expert lobbies in D.C. for women’s health

Dr. Linda Burke BLACKNEWS.COM ORLANDO – Dr. Linda Burke, a board-certified OB-GYN physician, author and...

Sensational salads

Add fruits, veggies to meals for plant-forward nutrition FROM FAMILY FEATURES

Why gay men in US can’t donate blood

The FDA’s latest guidance imposes a one-year delay on donation. BY JOHN TOZZI BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the shooting at a gay...

Governor flip-flops on Medicaid expansion

Gov. Scott now backing off support of a proposal that would extend federally subsidized health insurance to nearly 800,000 poor Floridians. BY DARA KAM THE NEWS...

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...

Anal cancer is on the rise, especially in women

BY MARIE MCCULLOUGHPHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Now that actress Marcia Cross has been in remission from...

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