Posted in Escambia County Health

More psych beds needed

AHCA has published the need for adult, children and adolescent psychiatric beds as well as adult substance abuse beds for July 2025. The agency says…

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Posted in Health State & National News

Lawmakers look for way to curb vaping

By Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE — As state lawmakers ponder how — and if — to respond to teens’ skyrocketing use of electronic cigarettes, one university…

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Posted in Caring Health

Bubba Watson kicks off ad campaign for Children’s Hospital

To support the efforts of Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart to serve children from across the Gulf Coast region, especially kids living…

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Posted in Caring Health

Children’s Hospital launches ICU campaign

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart is launching a $19 million project to build a new pediatric intensive care unit and new…

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Posted in Caring Health

CivicCon tackles opioid crisis

CivicCon is bringing to Dr. Tom McLellan Pensacola 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at The Rex Theatre, 18 N. Palafox St. To attend, simply RSVP…

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Posted in Health

Sacred Heart Hospital now Ascension Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Health System has formally changed its name to Ascension Sacred Heart and is adopting a new logo to fully identify itself as part…

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Posted in Health News

Panel eyes small number of doctors making pot approvals

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — As the number of Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana continues to grow, new data…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Health

Crush the Crisis

On Saturday, September 7, West Florida Hospital will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event with the goal of collecting and properly disposing…

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Posted in Business Health News

Buzz: WFH hires new president

Inweekly has heard that the former president of CHI St. Luke’s Health-Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Gay Nord, has been hired as the new president…

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