Health News

Florida town hit by ‘triple threat’ of respiratory illnesses

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 21 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Tampa Bay, Florida, is battling a unique combination of three separate respiratory illnesses, causing mass hospitalizations. Area doctors are calling it a “triple threat”.  5-YEAR-OLD GEORGIA BOY DIES OF COVID-19 DESPITE HAVING NO UNDERLYING […]

Health News

Lack of COVID Data on People With Intellectual Disabilities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Peter Prater’s family wasn’t thinking about covid-19 when the call came that he had been taken to the hospital with a fever. It was April, and the Tallahassee Developmental Center, where Prater lives, hadn’t yet had any covid diagnoses. Prater, 55, […]

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Americans scramble for appointments for second COVID-19 vaccine dose

(Reuters) – As more Americans ready for their second COVID-19 vaccine shot, some patients are falling through the cracks of an increasingly complex web of providers and appointment systems.FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker prepares a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease […]

Pet Care

New ASPCA Community Veterinary Center Opens in Florida

blog_miamai-cvc_111419_main.jpg The ASPCA recently celebrated the grand opening of our new ASPCA Community Veterinary Center in Liberty City, Florida, in partnership with Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS) and Miami-Dade County. The new Veterinary Center provides affordable and accessible veterinary services to pets and their guardians in Miami-Dade County, including the Liberty City area—a critically underserved community with limited […]

Health Problems

Florida latest place to declare emergency over hepatitis A

Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease. Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared an emergency Thursday to allow the state to spend more on testing and treatment, saying Florida has had more […]