Posted in Health

Health advisory for Bayou Texar

Press release: Health Advisory for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – 3:30pm Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida…

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Escambia County has little positive news for World AIDS Day

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day. It is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those…

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Posted in Caring Health

Escambia County gets ‘F’ on premature births

The March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign aims to reduce preterm birth rates across the United States. The organization has set a goal of reducing the…

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Posted in Health Health Care Battle

LIP money back on the front burner

The state’s Medicaid director said today he hopes in the coming weeks to finalize an agreement with the federal government about details for the Low…

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Posted in Business Health

Teens dump smokes for e-cigarettes

By JIM SAUNDERS AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida high-school students have largely kicked the cigarette habit. But many have found another…

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Posted in Education Health

UWF Foundation announces $100,000 endowment from Partnership for Public Health

Press release: Partnership for Public Health, Inc. – a non-profit corporation with a mission to support local organizations interested in improving public health – recently…

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Posted in Health Health Care Battle Politics

HCA offers a solution to health care crisis

HCA, the for-profit health care system that Rick Scott once served as its CEO, has sent a letter to the governor offering a solution to…

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Posted in Health Politics

League of Women Voters challenges Scott on health care

The President of the League of Women Voters of Florida called Gov. Rick Scott’s announcement casting doubt on a Senate plan to help 800,000 of…

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Context Florida: Health care pits RINOS vs. Tea Partiers in budget fight

By Jack Stevenson The ideological fissure that cleaves the Republican Party nationwide will be on display in Tallahassee as the legislative leadership labors to bring…

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