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GO FIGURE: FLORIDA'S INSANITY LETS SCHOOLS OUST VACCINATED KIDS, BUT PROTECTS THE UNVACCINATED | EDITORIAL

A Florida law prohibits schools from discriminating against vaccinated kids but allows them to retaliate against kids who get vaccinated....

COLIN POWELL WAS VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19, BUT A ‘BREAKTHROUGH' INFECTION ENDED UP BEING DEADLY

The death of Gen. Colin Powell from COVID-19 reveals not the failure of vaccines but the inability of his fragile immune system to...

 
 
 

THE OTHER VACCINE ISSUE: ROUTINE CHILDHOOD SHOTS POST ‘ALARMING' DECLINE DURING PANDEMIC

“There is a segment of our population that is becoming very anti-vaccine,” said Dr. Lisa Gwynn, president of the Florida Chapter of...

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY AT CENTRAL FLORIDA SITES SATURDAY

Many misused drugs are taken from medicine cabinets. Reduce drug abuse by turning in drugs on National Prescription Drug Take Back...

 
 
 

FLORIDA FIRST LADY CASEY DESANTIS: I'M SURE AS HELL NOT GIVING UP'

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis made her first public appearance since her breast cancer diagnosis at a Republican event in Hernando...

RUSSIA'S CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS EXCEED 8 MILLION

Russia's total number of coronavirus infections has topped 8 million, more than 5% of the population, and the daily infection toll...

 
 
 

WALGREENS MAY STOP SELLING TOBACCO PRODUCTS: REPORT

The CEO of Walgreens says a renewed focus on health care could include removing tobacco products from its stores.

LAWSUITS DEMAND JUDGES TO WEIGH IN ON UNPROVEN IVERMECTIN DRUG FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS

Mask rules, vaccination mandates and business shutdowns have all landed in the courts during the COVID-19 outbreak, confronting judges...

 
 
 

FLORIDA REPORTS 1,192 COVID DEATHS, OVER 19,519 CASES THIS WEEK

The Florida Department of Health reported its weekly COVID-19 report for Sept. 17. Cases continue to decrease while reported deaths...

FDA PANEL TAKES UP TOUGH QUESTIONS ON JOHNSON & JOHNSON COVID-19 BOOSTERS

U.S. health advisers on Friday tackled who should get boosters of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and when - and whether using...

 
 
 

FLORIDA LED U.S. IN COVID NURSING HOME DEATHS OVER 4 WEEKS THIS SUMMER, REPORT FINDS

Florida led the nation in the rate of COVID-19 nursing-home deaths during the four weeks that ended Sept. 19, according to a report...

UNVACCINATED FLORIDIANS EMBRACE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TREATMENT BUT SO DO THE VACCINATED

About 45% of those who got Regeneron monoclonal antibody treatment at Florida's 25 clinics were fully vaccinated, state officials estimate.

 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: ORANGE COUNTY COVID-19 BRIEFING

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings is scheduled to host a 4:30 news conference Thursday to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.

FIGHTING MENTAL ILLNESS SHOULD BE A HEROIC CAUSE, NOT A STIGMA | COMMENTARY

As a trio of guest columnists write, mental illness is not the choice of or fault of the afflicted. It is a medical disorder, not a...

 
 
 

FDA PANEL DEBATES LOWER-DOSE MODERNA COVID SHOTS FOR BOOSTER

U.S. health advisers are debating if millions of Americans who received Moderna vaccinations should get a booster shot - this time,...

HOW BUSINESSES CAN COMBAT THE OPIOID CRISIS | COMMENTARY

Surveys show that many businesses don't feel prepared to handle the fallout from employees with opioid-use disorder, but as guest columnist...

 
 
 

FOUNDATION WANTS IDEAS ON MAKING CENTRAL FLORIDA BETTER

On Thursday, the Central Florida Foundation hosts “Table Talk,” a chance to pitch your vision of how to make the community better....

ORLANDO CARDIOLOGISTS RECOMMEND ‘THOUGHTFUL APPROACH' TO ASPIRIN FOR HEART ATTACK PREVENTION

People over 60 and young people at risk of bleeding should stop taking aspirin to prevent a first heart attack, a U.S. task force draft...

 
 
 

FLORIDA NURSING SCHOOLS NEED MORE FUNDING, FACULTY TO PREVENT A NEARLY 60,000 NURSE SHORTFALL BY 2035, FHA REPORT SAYS

Florida may be short nearly 60,000 nurses by 2035. But public nursing schools say they lack money and resources to expand.

FLORIDA'S PLAN TO DEFUND COUNTIES - AND MAKE THEM SICKER - THROUGH VACCINE FINES | EDITORIAL

Florida's fines against counties that require COVID vaccines is going to put local governments in a position of cutting their budgets,...

 
 
 



Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in...

Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in history'

As part of the plan an extra £40m is being invested in social care to help ease the pressure on hospital beds Read more ...

Interferon treatment coupled with bone marrow transplant reduces risk of...

Researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center have identified a drug that, when given along with a bone marrow transplant, drops the risk of leukemia... Read more ...

First-in-human study of DBS for post-stroke rehabilitation shows encouraging...

Targeting the dentate nucleus with deep brain stimulation was safe and feasible for promoting post-stroke rehabilitation in a first-in-human study at Cleveland Clinic. Read more ...

Study reveals an alternative mechanism for muscle tissue repair after...

Muscle is known to regenerate through a complex process that involves several steps and relies on stem cells. Read more ...

Anglesea cliff collapses ‘with a huge boom like a mine blast'

A large section of cliff near the Great Ocean Road collapsed onto a beach after authorities closed the area weeks ago over fears that it would give way after heavy rain. Read more ...

Solar storm helps scientists pinpoint arrival of Vikings in North America...

The groundbreaking research shows that Vikings journeyed across the Atlantic Ocean hundreds of years before Christopher Columbus. Read more ...

Eddie Obeid, his son Moses, and Ian Macdonald sentenced to jail

In July, the three men were found guilty of a conspiracy where it was agreed that then-mining minister Macdonald would commit acts of misconduct for the benefit of the Obeid... Read more ...

Thousands of cancer cases undetected, adding pressure on health system

Doctors are expecting a surge in undiagnosed cancers and other neglected medical conditions as Victoria emerges from its sixth lockdown. Read more ...

The irresistible rise and occasional fall of David Williamson

The celebrated playwright's memoir is full of candour and colour. Read more ...

Trump launches new Twitter rival he's calling TRUTH Social

His new media group, which also plans to offer streaming news and entertainment, is underwritten by a mysterious Miami private funding venture. Read more ...