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FLORIDA MAN DIES AFTER EATING RAW OYSTER AT RUSTIC INN SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

A Florida man has died from a bacterial infection from eating a raw oyster at the famed Rustic Inn Crabhouse in Dania Beach. The death...

HEARING AIDS WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION APPROVED BY FDA

The new regulation cuts red tape by creating a new class of hearing aids that don't require a medical exam, a prescription and other...

 
 
 

JILL BIDEN TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AND HAS ‘MILD' SYMPTOMS

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing “mild symptoms,” the White House announced Tuesday.

FIRST PEDIATRIC CASE OF MONKEYPOX CONFIRMED IN FLORIDA

A toddler in Martin County caught monkeypox but the Florida Department of Health said it's not worried about spread among school-age...

 
 
 

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS TO START TESTING FOR POLIO AFTER NEW YORK CASE; FLORIDA'S RISK IS LOW

The poliovirus was detected for the first time since 2013 in an unvaccinated New York man in Rockledge County.

FLORIDA HEALTH OFFICIALS WILL FOLLOW NEW DOSING STRATEGY TO STRETCH MONKEYPOX VACCINE FOR SECOND SHOTS

Florida health officials said Monday second shots of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine temporarily halted last week will now be rescheduled,...

 
 
 

FLORIDA RECORDS 119,918 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 994 DEATHS IN 2 WEEKS

COVID-10 hospitalizations and cases decreased this week in Florida, says Florida Department of Health.

NOT A ‘GAY DISEASE:' MONKEYPOX CAN AFFECT ANYONE, ADVOCATES SAY - HERE'S HOW TO AVOID IT

Monkeypox can infect anyone. It spreads through close, skin-to-skin contact with an infected person's rash or bodily fluids, or uncleaned...

 
 
 

CDC DROPS COVID-19 QUARANTINE FOR CLOSE CONTACTS AND SCREENING RECOMMENDATIONS

The CDC relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact...

FLORIDA WILL DELAY SECOND SHOTS OF MONKEYPOX VACCINE TO OFFER MORE FIRST DOSES

As monkeypox cases rise in Florida, the Department of Health is using all available doses as first doses only. Second doses will be...

 
 
 

ADVENTHEALTH TOLD NURSES DRILL WAS REAL ACTIVE SHOOTER, LAWSUIT ALLEGES

Nurses developed PTSD after an AdventHealth TimberRidge emergency room employee pretended to be an active shooter.

COVID-19 DEATHS FALL OVERALL BY 9% AND INFECTIONS ARE STABLE, WHO SAYS

The number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable, according to the latest weekly...

 
 
 

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE JOINS OTHERS RELAXING COVID RESTRICTIONS

Norwegian Cruise Line and its sister lines Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises are rolling back COVID-19 vaccination and...

THE MONKEYPOX QUESTIONS ROLL IN: CAN I GET IT FROM A HANDSHAKE? HOW ABOUT AT THE GYM?

The U.S. has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. Here's what is known and still unclear about how the current version of...

 
 
 

FLORIDA BOARD OF MEDICINE TARGETS TREATMENTS FOR TRANSGENDER YOUTHS

Amid an outcry from the LGBTQ community and harsh criticism from a host of physicians and health-care professionals, the Florida Board...

BURN SURVIVORS GROUP, ORLANDO HEALTH TEAM UP FOR AFTER-CARE PILOT PROGRAM

The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors found two-thirds of patients didn't have enough resources when they left the hospital.

 
 
 

FLORIDA WILL NOT DECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER MONKEYPOX, DESANTIS SAYS

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he will not declare a public health emergency over the monkeypox outbreak despite more than...

FLORIDA FIGHTS SOARING RATE OF FENTANYL OVERDOSES WITH NEW STATEWIDE PROGRAM

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday a new statewide program aimed at suppressing the state's soaring death rate from fentanyl overdoses.

 
 
 

ORGAN TRANSPLANT SYSTEM ‘HAS FAILED MANY,' ADVENTHEALTH LEADER TESTIFIES

The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing condemning the United Network for Organ Sharing .

ADVENTHEALTH ORLANDO ONE OF 7 SITES WORLDWIDE TO PARTICIPATE IN ALZHEIMER'S STUDY

The Alzheimer's study aims to increase early detection. It is still enrolling new participants and is available in Spanish.

 
 
 



Dermatologists Skeptical of Calamine Lotion TikTok Trend

Dermatologists Skeptical of Calamine Lotion TikTok Trend

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Florida man dies after eating raw oyster at Rustic Inn seafood restaurant

A Florida man has died from a bacterial infection from eating a raw oyster at the famed Rustic Inn Crabhouse in Dania Beach. The death is the second in the state this month... Read more ...

Twist in Essendon coaching saga

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Rates of depression among college students jumped 135% from 2013 to 2021

Rates of depression among college students jumped 135% from 2013 to 2021

The number of college students experiencing anxiety or depression more than doubled from 2013 to 2021, a new study finds. Read more ...

Tension as giant Chinese ‘spy ship' docks in Sri Lankan port

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Ronaldo can leave Manchester United. if anyone wants him

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Millions of Organic & Conventional Nutritional Beverages Recalled

Millions of Organic & Conventional Nutritional Beverages Recalled

Millions of organic & conventional nutritional, protein, & tube feeding beverages were recalled by packaging foodservice giant Lyon Magnus , including popular brands like... Read more ...

Matthew Guy says Coalition will dump Suburban Rail Loop

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