The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating this week, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation's best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to dozens of unheralded ones.
MIAMI — Federal authorities want to suspend blood donations in South Florida counties investigating four mysterious cases of Zika infection that may be the first spread by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland.
In Florida, 328 people have been infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, an infection that causes only mild illness in most people but has been linked to severe brain and birth defects in newborn babies.
According to the World Health Organization, being transgender is a mental illness.
Maybe you did it, pouring a bucket of ice water on your head in order to raise money for charity. Maybe you hated the viral phenomenon with a burning passion. But no matter how you felt about the "Ice Bucket Challenge" when it took over the Internet in the fall of 2014, the meme is actually getting results, according to …
Only days after Judy Hanttula came home from the hospital after surgery last November, her doctor's office called with bad news: Records showed that instead of traditional Medicare, she had a private Medicare Advantage plan, and her doctor and hospital were not in its network.
ST. PETERSBURG — The St. Pete Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon didn't do very well the last time it was in town.
More than half of adults and 44 percent of children who were drug-tested by a national clinical laboratory last year misused their prescription medications, according to a study released Monday by Quest Diagnostics.
NEW YORK — If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia.
The group behind a constitutional amendment to expand medical marijuana in Florida says it has widespread support among voters for the November election.