Affordable Health Care in Reach for Many Floridians

September 30, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

Estimated health care premiums available to Florida residents through the Health Insurance Marketplace open online Tuesday, Oct. 1. The White House has published and revealed overall lower than expected insurance […]

Urgent Call for Flu Vaccinations by Health Experts

September 24, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

Health experts across the country now recommend that everyone six months and older get a flu vaccine according to the Florida Department of Health. The health department is broadcasting the […]

AMA Determines Obesity Is Disease

July 7, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

On June 18, the American Medical Association officially announced recognition of obesity as a disease, with multiple aspects requiring a range of interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention. This […]

NIH Grantee Declares HIV Cure Inevitable as First Human Is Cured of Disease

June 23, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

Tuesday, Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center met in Seattle with Timothy Ray Brown. Brown is the first person ever cured of HIV. He had been diagnosed as […]

Health Department Cautions FL Residents on Mosquito-borne Diseases

June 16, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Ocala News, Top News

Mosquito season already is upon us as summer rains begin. The Florida Department of Health is advising state residents to be especially alert to symptoms of mosquito-borne viruses during the […]

A Minute for Health

April 14, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle

A big part of the upcoming changes to healthcare is understanding and practicing preventative health measures, in which we take a good look at ourselves and determine if we are […]

Slim Down With the Fat Tax

April 9, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

A line of obesity-targeted health measures has been sweeping the world, called a “fat tax”. They have been in effect since 2011 in Denmark. Fat taxes place food items into […]

FDA Warns Allergic Risks Tied to Temporary Tattoos

April 1, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

Monday the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning that temporary tattoos,  popular and commonly applied by small retail outlets, may be putting customers as risk of serious dermatological complications. […]

The Truth Behind Synthetic Cannabis

February 17, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle, Top News

Across the United States a new form of recreational drug has gained popularity. Producing similar euphoric effects to marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids now are being used by both the curious and […]

Travelers Need Personal Health Records

January 7, 2013 in Health & Lifestyle

If you’re prepared to leave town for any extent of time, be sure you and your travel companions have prepared your personal health records. There’s no easier time to fall […]

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