Lee County wellness center to move

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Morgan Frances

FORT MYERS, Fla - Lee County Health Systems rents a building on Carrell Rd. to offer three services: home health, rehabilitation and wellness. As their lease comes close to expirat..
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2 Orlando hospital workers test negative for MERS

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two employees tested negative for a rare virus days after coming into contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed MERS case in the U.S., a..
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Florida MERS patient still has fever

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hospital officials in Orlando say a Saudi resident with the second U.S. case of a mysterious virus still has a fever but is in good spirits.    ..
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Officials: 2nd US case of MERS being reported

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials have confirmed a second U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.    The latest case is not an ..
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Rare 'mono mono' newborn twins doing well in Ohio

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Twin girls born with a rare condition in Ohio were breathing on their own and their mom said she and her husband were able to hold them on Mother's Day. &nb..
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Health insurers just say no to marijuana coverage

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month. &nb..
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Fla. poll: Large support for medical marijuana

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Nearly 9 out of 10 Floridians support the medical use of marijuana according to a new poll.    The poll released Monday by Quinnipiac Univer..
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1st American MERS patient may leave hospital soon

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) - The first American citizen diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East is improving daily and could be released soon from an Indiana hospital, altho..
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Baby safety gates aren't always safe, study finds

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Baby gates meant to protect young children aren't always as safe as parents think. A new study says nearly 2,000 U.S. kids get emergency room treatment each year fro..
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CDC confirms first case of MERS virus in American

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious Middle East virus. The man fell ill after arriving in the U.S. last we..
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Muddy water in obstacle courses can make you sick

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - It turns out the toughest obstacle of a Tough Mudder-style race might not be dodging live electrical wires, hoisting logs or leaping over a wall of flames. It migh..
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1 million Floridians signed up for health care

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Nearly 1 million Floridians have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.    The Sunshine State far surpassed White..
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Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under ..
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New plan would speed up medical device approvals

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration unveiled a proposal Tuesday designed to speed up development and approval of medical devices that treat life-threatening diseases..
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State measure could increase number of physician assistants

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Doctors would be able to increase the number of physician assistants they supervise from four to eight under a measure passed Tuesday by the House. The bil..
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E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

Updated 4 months ago   
By: Lenny Smith

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to ..
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West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The World Health Organization says an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives.    The disease, typically found in central or ..
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Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain. Researchers say they need to study whether the brain changes will cause tr..
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DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, ..
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3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage rates

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.    Flo..
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