TAMPA — A Hillsborough County shelter may soon become the second Tampa Bay area nonprofit organization to house Central and South American children from this year's deluge of immigrants illegally crossing the border, federal officials confirmed Monday.
The parent company of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg says criminal cyberattackers stole Social Security numbers and other information of about 4.5 million patients treated by its affiliated physician groups.
Through her 20s and early 30s, pediatrician Kristie Manning was so neck-deep in medical school and training that she had no time to focus on having children. Still single, the Pleasanton, Calif., native isn't ready to start a family by herself.
Having a heart attack in Pinellas County? HCA Healthcare, the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain, is making a pitch it hopes you'll remember in a time of emergency.
The last thing I want to do during my period is stand on my head. So if a yoga teacher says to skip inversions like headstand, handstand, or shoulderstand if I'm "on my cycle," I usually listen, happy for the excuse to spend a few extra minutes lying motionless on the floor. But after nearly 10 years of yoga classes, …
TAMPA — University of South Florida's health programs are, as the new medical school dean puts it, "bursting at the seams."
EAST LAKE — Extra cash is a new phenomenon for East Lake Youth Sports Association. The nonprofit volunteers who once fought to keep up with monthly payments on its fields now eye long-overdue maintenance projects, lower participation fees and a new lacrosse program.
A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is okay for heart health — and too little might be as bad as too much. The findings came under immediate attack by other scientists.
There's a saying going around that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse than smoking.
ST. PETERSBURG — Not long ago, Dr. Douglas Carlan prescribed several months of rest for a 13-year-old baseball pitcher with an overuse injury in his shoulder.