GLADES COUNTY, Fla. – A confirmed case of Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the "brain-eating amoeba," has been reported in Glades County, according to the Flor..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - It turns out tattoos can affect your skin more than you might think. Doctors discovered malignant melanoma in a 29-year-old man's tattoo. Doctor Michael Kim came..
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Women across the U.S. are risking their lives for black market procedures to make their buttocks bigger, often involving home-improvement materials such as si..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says an outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska is linked to salad mix served at Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaura..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida health officials say they are now investigating 25 cases of a stomach bug that has infected people in 15 states. The number of cy..
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California school district has accepted a $1.4 million grant to expand a student yoga program that sparked religious complaints and a lawsuit.&n..
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Food safety advocates say they are alarmed by a lack of information being disseminated about the spread of a nasty intestinal illness that has sickened nearly ..
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nearly 400 people across the country have been sickened by cyclospora, a lengthy intestinal illness usually contracted by eating contaminated food. But if you'..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's insurance officials said Tuesday that health insurance rates will rise 5 to 20 percent for small businesses and 30 to 40 percent in the individual market thr..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Officials at Shands Hospital in Gainesville have closed down the burn unit after they say a bacterial outbreak infected eight patients. D..
JAIPOR, INDIA- A newborn in India is fighting for his life, after being born with two heads. He also has two separate nervous systems and two separate back bones. Doctors say the c..
MIAMI (AP) - Health insurance giant Florida Blue wants to restructure its company, but critics warn the move could create a conflict between turning a profit and its obligation to ..
ARCADIA, Fla. - WINK News first introduced you to the Wiley family and their son, Ben Jr. last year. Ben suffers from rare and painful genetic disease that causes him to blist..
MIAMI (AP) - In less than three months, uninsured Floridians will be able to purchase medical insurance online under a new federal health law. Making sure average citizens understa..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes but does not make a re..
ATLANTA (AP) - Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack. A study of older men found those who regularly skipped br..
MIAMI (AP) - A black lab known as "Justice" is making the rounds at Miami juvenile detention centers to help teens. Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansl..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A University of South Florida student has contracted tuberculosis. The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County reported Tuesday tha..
MIAMI (AP) - Will enough young, healthy adults purchase insurance under the Affordable Care Act or will they opt out and choose to pay a roughly $100 penalty? Ins..
ATLANTA (AP) - Overdose deaths in the U.S. are rising fastest among middle-aged women, and their drug of choice is usually prescription painkillers, the government reported Tuesday..