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FDA Puts Temporary Ban On All Blood Donations In Broward And Miami-Dade Counties Due To Zika Concern

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a temporary ban on all blood collections in Broward and Miami Dade Counties that are not screened for the Zika Virus.The announcement comes a week after the Florida Health Department and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) launched investigations of four cases in Broward and Miami-Dade counties that could have been acquired by local mosquitoes.In an effort to "help ensure the safety of the nation's blood supply," Dr. Peter Marks, director of...
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Clinton And The DNC: A Crisis Not Merely Survived, But Transcended

When all was said and done, Team Hillary had to be pretty happy. Their four nights in Philadelphia turned out better than almost anyone expected.Thursday night featured an orchestrated symphony of praise for Hillary Clinton and a precision-bombing of her opponent, Donald Trump.Clinton's own remarks at the conclusion will not enter the pantheon of great American prose or political rhetoric. But no one had been reserving a place there. More importantly, she provided a fitting conclusion to the...
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Florida’s health regulators announced the appointment of 13 health care professionals to a board tasked with assessing the viability of telemedicine.

The taskforce will recommend solutions for reimbursing doctors who use distance medicine technology to treat patients.


Investigators are looking for answers after fire broke out at a Tampa mosque for the second time in 10 days.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.

Gov. Rick Scott is going to become national chairman of a super PAC that is backing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a temporary ban on all blood collections in Broward and Miami Dade Counties that are not screened for the Zika Virus. 

The announcement comes a week after the Florida Health Department and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) launched investigations of four cases in Broward and Miami-Dade counties that could have been acquired by local mosquitoes.

Florida’s military installations face more flooding and hurricane damage as the seas rise.

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and Sarasota Memorial are the only two hospitals in Florida to receive the top score – five stars – for overall quality in a new federal rating system released on Wednesday.

Airborne Toxins Detected At Worst Algae Sites

Jul 28, 2016

Toxins have been detected in the air at four Treasure Coast sites where a toxic algae bloom has accumulated in high densities.

Over heated objections, Governor Rick Scott's Environmental Regulation Commission narrowly approved sweeping new water quality standards for the state.

Four people in Florida who have Zika may have contracted the virus in the United States, according to the Florida Department of

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