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As a California patient tests positive for coronavirus, Florida officials release few details regarding...

Another case of the potentially fatal coronavirus has been detected in San Diego, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed, increasing...

FL officials still silent on potential coronavirus cases; U.S. Sen. Rick Scott weighs in...

As federal health officials release more updates on confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in the United States, Florida health authorities have revamped their...
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At session midpoint, FL lawmakers continue to ignore clean-energy bills that could slow harmful...

Despite recently acknowledging that climate change is real and increasingly dangerous, the Republican-controlled Legislature still is advancing virtually no legislation to reduce greenhouse gas...

Patients should be of aware of treatments other than opioids, lawmakers say

Trying to curtail the opioid epidemic, Florida lawmakers are pushing legislation to require healthcare providers to notify patients about non-opioid treatments for pain management.A...

Fl Senate approves parental-consent bill; opponents fear an “abortion desert”

In a civil but strenuous debate, the Florida Senate Thursday voted 23-17 to approve a controversial bill that requires parental consent for a minor...

Why haven’t FL officials told the public that a patient was tested for coronavirus...

At Surgeon General Scott Rivkees’ confirmation hearing Tuesday, state senators asked the doctor about the deadly coronavirus that has spread to the United States...
A 'monster' of plastic litter stands outside Florida's historic capitol as Catherine Uden, Southast Florida campaign organizaer for Oceana, calls on lawmakers to reduce plastic waste. Photo: Laura Cassels

Plastics ‘monster’ haunts Capitol to call for waste reduction

A 15-foot-tall monster made of thousands of pieces of plastic litter was in the Florida Capitol this week to illustrate how much plastic enters...

FL Surgeon General confirmation: Tampa doctor questions Rivkees’ qualifications, considers him a “public health...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ appointed surgeon general of Florida, Scott Rivkees, faces questions over whether he is qualified to be the chief state health official...

“Shame on you:” Protesters rally against parental-consent bill in FL Legislature

Abortion rights advocates rallied Tuesday against a parental-consent bill that would limit access to abortions for minors, protesting against lawmakers who support the bill...

Parents urge lawmakers to reject bill aiming to punish doctors who treat transgender youth

Parents of transgender youth came to the Florida Capitol on Monday to urge lawmakers to reject legislation that would make it a crime for...

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