University of Central Florida center helps woman regain her voice

BY GABRIELLE RUSSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Fernanda Mello’s voice was trapped inside as her tongue was paralyzed, like she had eaten a jar of peanut butter. After...

New diagnosis: ‘Post-election stress disorder’

Mental health professionals report a stream of patients coming in with anxiety and depression related to —  or worsened by — the blast of...

Florida mental health counselor releases ‘The Hangover’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Carleah East, a licensed from St. Petersburg, has released a new book, “The Hangover: Overcoming Emotional Addiction – 12 Steps for...

How to fend off skin damage and illness while traveling

BY LISA IANNUCCI TRAVELPULSE/TNS Flying can take its toll on your body. From the dry air on the plane to the jet lag and the dehydration,...

Hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow

TAILYR IRVINE/TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNSTaino Ortiz of Tampa receives vaccinations during a Tampa Community Homeless Outreach event at ACTS Fireman's Hall...

Nurse licensing laws block treatment for opioid addiction

Twenty-eight states prohibit nurse practitioners from prescribing buprenorphine unless they are working in collaboration with a doctor who also has a federal license to...

Post-Irma health warning: Be aware of signs and symptoms of strokes

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER As Floridians recover from Hurricane Irma, health officials are asking individuals, especially those performing heavy physical activity, to be aware...

Donald Trump’s big lie about health care

Donald Trump’s madcap presidency is now seeking to strip 20 million Americans of their health care coverage....

Tips to ease the pain of childhood immunizations

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE “Immunizations” is a word most parents or children don’t want to hear. Yet, immunizations play an important role in keeping...

‘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...

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