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A Pink Affair: Mother’s Day mammogram screenings this week

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange County Gift yourself a FREE mobile mammogram!  On Friday, May 17th the Breast and Cervical Cancer Early...

Department of Health: Take precautions while enjoying fresh water activities this...

From the Department of Health-Orange County Soon local schools will be closed for the summer and swimming activities will be on everyone’s checklist.  The Florida...

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Elevating Social Workers during Social Work Month

By Trimmel Gomes of The Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Those who provide comfort and protection for Floridians in crisis say they need more...

Loneliness is bad for your health

The VOICE of Health By Jed Magen, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Michigan State University and first published on theconversation.com Imagine a 65-year-old woman who sees her physician...

When your son goes blind…

By Camille Dolan/UCF Forum columnist There is nothing in the parenting manual that tells you what to do, well, ever. For me, each day was...

Community Health Centers receives national recognition

From Community Health Centers Central Florida based Community Health Centers was, recently, announced as a Best and the Brightest Company to Work For by the...

Measles: Why it’s so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital

By Paul Duprex, University of Pittsburgh On the darkest day of 2018, the winter solstice, we at the Center for Vaccine Research at the University...

How to avoid a Super Bowl injury to your voice

Super Bowl LIII By Bernard Rousseau, University of Pittsburgh Passionate football fans are an integral part of the Super Bowl experience. But the intensity of energy...

Who’s smoking now, and why it matters

By Kenneth E. Warner, University of Michigan Suppose you were told that there is something responsible for nearly 1 of every 5 deaths of Americans,...

Flu activity increases nationwide

By Andrea Hinds This past week, seasonal influenza activity increased nationally and most states are reporting widespread flu activity, reports the Centers for Disease Control...
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Tyson recalls 36,000 pounds of chicken

From the U.S. Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON — Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets over concerns that they may be...

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to...