TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Lawyers are challenging a new law designed to protect doctors facing medical malpractice suits. Five suits were filed in state and federa..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 2 in 3 uninsured low-income people who would qualify for subsidized coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law may be out of luck next year be..
TAMPA BAY, Fla.- The American Red Cross wants to remind the public of the following safety tips, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday: FIREWORKS SAFETY The safest way to enjoy firew..
FORT MYERS, Fla.--Fitness Friday - Diet and workouts go hand in hand in improving your physique, enhancing your health and enabling you to be better at whatever physical activity y..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee Memorial Health System board voted unanimously this afternoon to move forward in appealing the state's rejection of its plan to build an 80-bed hospital i..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Free HIV testing is going on now in Lee County in celebration of National HIV Testing Day. The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is encouraging everyone ..
FORT MYERS Fla.- Brunch is the special meal in the middle of a lazy day - neither breakfast nor lunch, it incorporates both and lasts as long as you want it to. Today, we're going ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The morning-after pill is finally going over-the-counter. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step, lifting all..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled after health officials fear it may be contaminated with E-coli bacteria. The recalled beef come..
NEW YORK (AP) - Taco Bell plans to test a "Power Protein" menu as part of its push to provide choices for people looking to eat healthy. The chain says it will st..
TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced that her office has reached a settlement with Lifestyle Lift Holding, Inc., a company that provides facial rejuvenati..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County School District will pay new superintendent Dr. Nancy Graham $169,000 for her first year. Graham takes over for Dr. Burke officially on Thursday. H..
MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida company is voluntarily recalling weight loss supplements called "JaDera" and "Xiyouji Qingzhi." Florida Dolphin Intertrade Corp. anno..
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Four U.S. senators are asking Nickelodeon to ban ads targeted at children that promote and sell junk food and sugar. Joining West Virgini..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is girding for another wrenching debate on abortion after a House panel on Wednesday approved legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fe..
NEW YORK (AP) - After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration s..
NEW YORK (AP) - The federal government has told a New York judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contracep..
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Members of the national organization that manages organ transplants are voicing concern about a federal judge's ruling to make two sick children at a Pennsylvania..
SANIBEL, Fla.- The City of Sanibel is monitoring an algae bloom along the Gulf of Mexico beaches. A brown colored patch of water in the surf zone along some stretches of Sanibel be..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee Memorial Health System learned today that the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has denied its application to build an 80-bed hospital in t..