Monday, June 1, 2020

‘Big Weed’ takeover?

Proposed rules favor existing growers BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are...

30 MILLION UNINSURED

A new study states that if Obamacare is repealed, many Americans – including millions who voted for Donald Trump – will lose their health...

ON BORROWED TIME

A resurgent Republican Party will repeal ‘Obamacare,’ possibly with chaotic results – especially in Black America. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are considering...

‘New Lens on Aging’

Scholars shine light on Blacks and aging during annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Little Freddie...

Take precautions to BE SAFE this holiday season

From Family Features Although good tidings and joy abound during the holiday season, this time of year can also pose a serious threat to your...

Health and safety go hand in hand

Family Features Most people recognize the importance of a healthy lifestyle when it comes to physical and emotional well-being, but you may not realize that...

Contact lens safety tips

With nearly 41 million adults in the U.S. wearing contact lenses as a safe and popular form of vision correction, there is a growing...

How to avoid costly health plan enrollment headaches

BY MICHELLE ANDREWS KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS With the annual signup period for plans on the health law’s marketplaces open, many consumers are worried about rising premiums,...

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...

Who diagnosed it best? Doctor or an app?

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS If you’re feeling sick and you want to know what’s wrong with you, there’s an app for that. But...