Thursday, April 15, 2021

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...

Scott backs mental health changes for courts

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill on March 25 that supporters said will help the court system address issues with criminal...

New study: Coronavirus lingers in air of crowded spaces

BY MARTHE FOURCADE BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The new coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation, researchers found in a...

Cost of US health care increasing again

Workers’ deductibles rising much higher than their wages BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — American workers saw their out-of-pocket medical costs jump again this...

Police raid home of former health department worker

Rebekah Jones accused state of manipulating COVID-19 data BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State police agents on December 7 raided the home of a former...

Nurses lose licenses over substance abuse issues

Florida Department of Health discipline records show emergency restriction orders or emergency suspension orders for eight nurses.

How diabetes can lead to heart disease

BY LESLIE MANN CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) His diabetes diagnosis in 1990 was a slap in the face for Robb Ensign, 47, who recalled that “it came...

What is the new planetary diet?

Researchers: It could save Earth, save lives and aid world hunger DREAMSTIME/TNS “To have any chance of...

More companies turning to telemedicine kiosk

Hundreds of employers  in U.S. installing them  in workplaces to aid  sick workers. BY PHIL GALEWITZ KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS WEST PALM BEACH – On the day abdominal...

Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high

BY PAIGE CORNWELL SEATTLE TIMES/TNS In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States. The...