FORT MYERS, Fla.- Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery will be offering free skin cancer screenings at each of their six Southwest Florida locations in May. Skin cancer scre..
FORT MYERS, FL--Fewer Floridians are dying from prescription pain medication overdoses for the first time in years, but the state's crackdown on illegal "pill mills" is creating ne..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott slammed a state House proposal that would use state dollars instead of federal dollars to expand health coverage to Florida residents. ..
A tiny magnetic bracelet implanted at the base of the throat is greatly improving life for some people with chronic heartburn who get limited relief from medicines. It's a novel wa..
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 4 out of 5 Americans every year, an alarming pace that suggests they are being overused, a new gover..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials say the parents of premature babies enrolled in a treatment study several years ago weren't properly informed of potential risks. &n..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Women's-rights activists rallying in Tallahassee are calling on lawmakers to expand health insurance coverage to more Floridians. Planned..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The nation's largest baby food makers face a lawsuit by an environmental group aimed at forcing them to alert consumers that some products contains low amounts..
We had a very special interview this morning alongside our partners at the News-Press. In Sunday's paper you can read the first part of an amazing story as we get a closer look ins..
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Rich Products Corp. is now recalling all its frozen snack foods produced at its Waycross, Ga., plant. The Buffalo, N.Y., company last week ..
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. government says Tyson Foods has agreed to pay roughly $4 million in civil penalties to settle alleged violations related to eight accidental releases of a..
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Any West Virginia insurance policy that covers maternity services would have to provide those benefits to everyone covered by the policy, not just the poli..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 15-month-old girl is recovering after undergoing a groundbreaking heart-lung transplant surgery. Parents Krystina Lopez and Jesus Neira..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previou..
Fort Myers, Fla.- Blood usage by patients, particularly for universal donor type O negative, used in trauma and emergency situations has drained supplies at Florida’s B..
WASHINGTON (AP) - TV ads show smiling seniors enjoying an "active" lifestyle on a motorized scooter, taking in the sites at the Grand Canyon, fishing on a pier and high-fiving thei..
You might not want to rush into knee surgery. Physical therapy can be just as good for a common injury and at far less cost and risk, the most rigorous study to compare these treat..
The Defense Department says a man whose organs were donated to four people before it was learned he had rabies was in the Air Force. Spokeswoman Cynthia O. Smith ..
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York federal appeals court says environmental activists can try to prove that a chemical found in some soaps is potentially dangerous. On Fr..
FORT MYERS, FL--Could retiring doctors create a longer wait for healthcare in southwest Florida? The medical community is concerned enough to start taking action right now. Lee Mem..