Florida (1), Texas (1), North Dakota (2), and Minnesota (see below) have joined 25 other states reporting sick people in the multistate E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce, according...

Donate Life Florida (DLF), a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the public to save and enhance lives through organ, tissue and eye donation, announced a new record today. Ten million Floridians...

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has reported a number of equine diseases in several counties across the state recently. Several cases of Strangles have been confirmed. One...

The Florida Department of Health in Levy County (DOH-Levy) today issued a mosquito-borne illness alert for Levy County. A case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been confirmed in a flock of Emus in the...

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) announced that its joint investigation with Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has led to the arrest of Dr. Ishrat Sohail for Medicaid...

The Lupus Foundation of America says lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body.  Their research estimates that at least 1.5 million Americans have lupus. The actual...

Amid skyrocketing rates of syphilis, particularly among young people and men-who-have-sex-with-men, AHF deploys a frank and graphic image of syphilis sores in its latest STD prevention billboard campaign. AIDS...

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs reports one horse in St. Johns County, Florida was confirmed positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) on Jan. 12, the first case of the...

In a follow-up to the multidrug-resistant Campylobacter outbreak linked to contact with puppies sold through Petland stores, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday that the...

Birth defects most strongly linked to Zika virus infection during pregnancy have increased in parts of the United States that have had local Zika virus transmission, according to a report in CDC’s Morbidity...