Hourly News Update
Category Archives: Health and Science
By Kat Antunes on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.
By Maria Llorens on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 12:14 am
The Citrus County Health Department has implemented a mobile clinic program to help low-income and homeless patients get basic medical services.
By Maria Llorens on April 5th, 2014 | Last updated: April 5, 2014 at 4:06 pm
The school is one of nine nationally accredited direct-entry midwifery schools in the country.
By Kathryn Varn on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 12:32 pm
Union County ranked last in a statewide health ranking. Florida Department of Health officials attribute the issues to a lack of funding.
By Cyanne Dunn on March 30th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm
With the March 31 deadline to enroll approaching, healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act has spiked, with Floridians making up around 7 percent of enrollees.
By Wade Millward on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
By Paul David Mate on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 5:15 pm
An 8-year-old boy is suffering from a rare and incurable liver disease, and but his 7-year-old friend wrote a book to help him.
By Rachel Kurland on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 8:22 pm
Gainesville residents host a blood drive on Valentine’s Day to honor their grandson who has leukemia.
By Jacob Schrull on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 11:54 am
Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.
By Christine Casey on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 9:25 am
The bill suggests nurse practitioners be allowed to prescribe controlled substances, an action approved in 49 other states.