Posted in Escambia County Health

Coronavirus: Gilley’s next frog

Escambia County has been eerily silent about the coronavirus, other than a lame joke by County Administrator Janice Gilley about Commissioner Robert Bender’s trip to…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Health

Working together towards a healthier tomorrow

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The meeting was mostly about community health. But it was actually about a lot more—almost everything else. “We have to look…

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Posted in Business Health

State, doctors tangle over pot complaints

By Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE — State health officials have filed complaints against two medical-marijuana doctors based on information obtained by undercover investigators posing as patients, in…

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Posted in Business Health

Baptist building bonds issued

Press release: Baptist Health Care achieved another milestone in the journey to build the community’s new full-scale health campus that will be located at the…

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Posted in Caring Health

Lakeview joins Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network

Press Release: Lakeview Center, an affiliate of Baptist Health Care, has joined the Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network in a collaboration that will expand…

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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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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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