FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hope for patients suffering from Macular Degeneration: new clinical study helped one Fort Myers woman regain her failing vision. Betty Fuhrman, almost 91, spends..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A 52-year-old woman whose natural voice could have been silenced forever because of vocal cord damage has been able to speak again after undergoing a rare..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nursing jobs remain in high demand across the nation and in Southwest Florida.The Florida Center for Nursing expects a steady increase in the need for nurses ove..
LEE COUNTY- Lee County and Lee Memorial Health System have continued to experience a steady rise in the cases of seasonal flu. As health care providers, it is our responsibility to..
CHICAGO (AP) - A study suggests medical errors, job burnout and depression lead surgeons to contemplate suicide at higher rates than the general public, and they're much less likel..
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C -..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The NFL is helping craft legislation in states around the country that would protect young athletes from the devastating long-term effects of concussions.Omaha S..
You eat right, cut your calories, but isexercise really necessary to loss weight? Some say no!!! Our fitness expert Mike Drumm is here with more.  ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional advisers are calling for a new out-of-pocket charge for Medicare home health care, a service that until now has been free of charge to patients. The..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Less sodium, more whole grains, and low-fat milk. Those are some of the ingredients of the first major nutritional overhaul of the meals at school cafeterias in 1..
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A fatal disease that is contagious for birds, but virtually harmless to humans, was found at a bird sanctuary on the Gulf Coast. Florida wildlife ..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen plans to ask a judge for permission Monday to join a multistate lawsuit challenging federal health care reform, sayi..
CHICAGO (AP) - Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Childr..
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LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Flu season has arrived in Southwest Florida; now health officials are urging people to get vaccinated before the season hits its peak."Came back today, just non-..
BOSTON (AP) - A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's off..
FORT MYERS, Fla--If your New Year's resolution involves joining a gym, make sure you check out the contract and the facility before you join. CALL FOR ACTION went through doz..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's drug czar says he's frustrated by contract disputes and other delays that have plagued the state's efforts to crack down on unregulated pain clinics.Bruce Gr..
TALLAHASSEE- With signs that flu is increasing earlier than usual in some Florida communities, Florida Department of Health (DOH) officials are urging residents and visitors to tak..