TAMPA — The next time you are admitted to a local hospital or check in at an outpatient medical center, don't be surprised if you are asked for more than your name and insurance card.
Thirty-three-year-old Kristin Bedinghaus was having a routine day.
If you haven't bought a bicycle lately, you're in for two surprises: one, sticker shock, and two, you'll need to work hard not to get a good bike.
A new poll commissioned by the sponsor of Florida's Amendment 2, which would legalize marijuana for medical use, shows 62 percent of likely voters will approve it, 35 percent are opposed and 3 percent are undecided, according to a United for Care release.
TALLAHASSEE — In a conference call with Florida lawmakers Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott led with the only update that mattered.
ATLANTA — Amber Vinson, a nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas, is now virus-free, and was celebrated Tuesday by her caregivers as courageous and passionate before getting out of the hospital.
WELLINGTON — Gov. Rick Scott defended his decision to monitor anyone coming from Ebola-affected countries, saying Monday that it's "the right thing to do" to protect Floridians.
WASHINGTON — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday revised a controversial policy to quarantine returning health care workers from Ebola-stricken nations, under pressure from the Obama administration and medical experts over the aggressive measures.
It's 10:30 on Wednesday morning and Carl Paulk is waiting patiently in a large lounge chair in the Clinical Research Unit at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. He makes the one-hour drive to Tampa every three weeks to have his blood drawn, see his doctor and wait for the okay to receive another dose of hope — a new …
When Tony Smith lost his job as a corporate paralegal two years ago, a state program stepped in to help him keep his health insurance — and the expensive drugs his life had depended on since a 2008 HIV diagnosis.