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Gov. DeSantis schedules two briefings on coronavirus as CDC urges preparedness

The coronavirus threat has been commanding Gov. Ron DeSantis’ attention this week, as he scheduled two meetings on the topic Wednesday following a telephone...

Lawmakers concerned: FL Surgeon General won’t disclose suspected cases of the...

Amid concerns about what residents know and don’t know about the deadly coronavirus, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees appeared before a state Senate committee...

Health experts discuss transparency surrounding coronavirus; another patient tested in an...

With a large population of seniors and a bustling tourism mecca, the Orlando health community is preparing for a potential coronavirus threat, and health...

Anti-vaping legislation stalls in Florida amid ongoing illnesses, deaths nationally

As state and federal health officials continue investigations into lung injuries and diseases attached to e-cigarette use, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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

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...

More U.S. cases of the deadly coronavirus; FL Congresswoman moves to...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Monday that the number of coronavirus cases in the United States has risen to 11.Four...

‘It’s not fine.’ Black mothers and babies are dying in Florida

WASHINGTON — Black mothers and babies are dying at staggering rates in Florida and throughout the United States.  The national statistics are alarming: black women...

Chlamydia infections rising in Florida, with young people at an increased...

Sexually transmitted diseases in Florida are on the rise, with high numbers of infections among young people aged 15-29.And state health officials are launching...

Synthetic weed is harmful, dangerous and deadly

The effects of synthetic cannabinoids – referred to as synthetic marijuana -- can be deadly, claiming the lives of 86 Floridians in 2018, according...

Q & A with Tobacco Free Florida: The bottom line is...

State health officials and lawmakers are concerned with the upsurge in youth vaping, due to a nationwide outbreak of reported deaths and lung injuries...

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