Tag Archives: Medicine

Two-week tax break on hurricane supplies begins Saturday

This Saturday marks the start of Florida’s second Disaster Preparedness Tax Holiday. It runs through Friday, Sept. 8. The two-week holiday, which first started May 27 through June 9, allows Florida residents to save on hurricane preparedness supplies. In May, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7063, extending the …

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Federal judge rejects Florida’s ban on Medicaid coverage on gender-affirming care

TALLAHASSEE — Calling the state’s policy “invidious discrimination” against transgender people, a federal judge ruled that Florida’s prohibition against Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming care such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle’s ruling Wednesday largely echoed a decision he issued earlier this month in …

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The Point, May 30, 2023: Nine injured after Memorial Day shooting

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News: Gainesville’s Evergreen Cemetery hosts Memorial Day service to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. “Gainesville’s Evergreen Cemetery Memorial Day service held on Monday offered a chance for community connection …

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