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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 Makes History, Clearing Multiple Hurdles At Philly Convention

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 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

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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

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Florida

Jul 27, 2016

Florida first legal medical-marijuana dispensary formally opened Tuesday in a Tallahassee storefront, a week after the company known as Trulieve received state approval to begin selling a type of non-euphoric cannabis.

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows Americans increasingly favor making gun laws tougher by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months. But it also shows pessimism that change will happen anytime soon.

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Florida is slated to open.

CDC Releases New Guidelines For Treating Zika

Jul 26, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control released new guidelines for treating Zika, Monday.

Climatologists Predict Increased Hurricane Activity

Jul 26, 2016

El Niño is winding down, and the chance for a hurricane is going up.


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