General Health


Hepatitis-A Health Alert: What You Need to...

The Florida Surgeon General has declared a public health emergency in response to the state’s rising cases of Hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of...

August 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy as...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

July 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC Warns...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be a higher risk of dementia...

July 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Roadway Safety: Texting-While-Driving Law Takes Effect

Starting today, July 1, 2019, texting while driving is a primary offense in Florida, meaning police officers can pull over drivers who are seen using...

July 1, 2019 / 2 min read


Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a major new study published this...

June 6, 2019 / 3 min read


5 Tips for Healthy, Injury-Free Running

Today is Global Running Day, a day where people from 140 countries pledge to take part in some type of running activity. The day also...

June 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Blueberries Pack a Nutritional, Tasty Punch (With...

Summer brings a bounty of blueberries to grocery stores. Although available all year, both fresh and frozen, blueberries are most affordable during the height of...

June 4, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: How Much is Too Much Coffee?...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

May 17, 2019 / 4 min read


Do You Know If You Need A...

As the measles outbreak continues to spread in many states, public health officials are urging parents to vaccinate their kids — and reminding adults that...

May 6, 2019 / 2 min read