Saturday, November 28, 2020

Florida News: HEALTH


Florida Live with Dan Maduri – Dr. Jonathan Quick

How to deal with the threat of a pandemic He is the author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How...

Doctors In Florida To Remove 10-Pound Tumor From Boy’s Face

MIAMI (AP) — Doctors in Florida are planning to remove a 10-pound tumor from a Cuban teen’s face.

Federal Judge Orders Florida To Treat Sick Inmates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida may have to pay millions to treat as many as 20,000 inmates after a federal judge ruled state prison officials failed to properly care for felons infected with the hepatitis C virus.

FDA Approves First Digital Ingestion Tracking System Med

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.

Health Care Enrollment Counselors Facing Stiff Challenges

MIAMI (AP) — It’s not easy being an advocate for the Affordable Care Act right now. Health care advocacy groups are making an against-all-odds effort...

Florida Boy Hopes To Help Find Cure For Diabetes

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Noah Barnes has already taken something like 9 million steps so it’s hardly surprising the 11-year-old ignores the puddle his boot has just splashed through.

FDA Approves Better Vaccine Against Painful Shingles Virus

U.S. regulators have approved a new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles, which is caused by the chickenpox virus.

Florida Legislature Looks At Combating Opioid Epidemic

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Despite having spent years investigating drug crimes and slayings in Philadelphia, a Florida sheriff told a state Senate committee on Tuesday that he hasn’t seen anything like the current opioid epidemic in Florida.

Experts: Herd Immunity Outside US Slows Zika In Florida

MIAMI (AP) — The waning of Zika outbreaks in the Caribbean and South America has helped slow the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Florida this year, according to health officials.

Plane Returns To Airport After 3 Flight Attendants Get Sick

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a flight heading toward Barbados has returned to a Florida airport because three flight attendants were sick.
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