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Coronavirus Surge Alert: Masks vs. Myths &...

As COVID-19 cases surge in Florida, so does the amount of misinformation about wearing masks and social distancing. It’s never been more important to clear...

June 30, 2020 / 1 min read


Treating Substance Use Disorders During the Pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress, anxiety and isolation. They also...

May 21, 2020 / 4 min read


Quarantine Drinking: Experts Warn Against Too Many...

With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through virtual happy hours. It may...

May 20, 2020 / 2 min read


Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines Updated;...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...

October 4, 2019 / 4 min read


Q&A on e-Cigs: Vaping’s Rising Health Hazards

An outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease has sickened 804 people — mostly young men — and killed 12, including one in Florida, according to...

September 24, 2019 / 3 min read


High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the stressors your children face –...

August 12, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses Car...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a car accident, according to the...

January 18, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Florida’s Health Ranking; Opioid vs. Placebo...

Report: Florida’s Overall Health Ranking is Up, But Obesity Rate Also Climbs The good news: Florida jumped three places, from No. 32 to No. 29,...

December 21, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: Screenings for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use;’ Salmonella...

U.S. Panel: Adults Should be Screened for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use’ All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for “unhealthy alcohol use” by their primary...

November 16, 2018 / 3 min read