Health Care

The American Cancer Society releases annual report on cancer facts and trends

The American Cancer Society released their annual cancer statistics report. Dr. Jon LaPook, chief medical correspondent for CBS News, breaks down the findings. 

King Charles III admitted to hospital for enlarged prostate treatment

[[“value”:” World By Haley Ott, Tucker Reals Updated on: January 26, 2024 / 1:28 PM EST / CBS News King Charles goes in for scheduled surgery Britain’s King Charles III

Health information disclosed on King Charles and Princess Kate

In an unusual move, the Royal Family discloses health information, revealing King Charles is undergoing treatment for a non-cancerous enlarged prostate, and Kate, the Princess of Wales, is recovering from

Why waning herd immunity is leading to measles outbreaks

Measles were eradicated in the United States decades ago, but decreased vaccination rates have threatened the country’s herd immunity against the disease. New outbreaks have been reported, including nine cases

Pharmacy Landscape Altered: CVS and Walgreens Deal with Southeastern Grocers

In a recent move that has sent shockwaves through the grocery and pharmacy industries, Southeastern Grocers has made strategic decisions to reshape its business landscape. The Jacksonville-based conglomerate, known for

Florida’s Health Challenges: COVID Resurgence, Malaria Outbreak, and Leprosy Concerns

Florida is experiencing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, reminiscent of the spike seen during the winter holidays. The increase in the number of cases began shortly after the Fourth of

Breaking Barriers: Two Black Farmers Secure Medical Marijuana Licenses in Florida

In a groundbreaking move, two Black farmers have achieved a significant milestone by receiving licenses to grow, process, and sell medical marijuana in Florida. The licenses were issued by the

Tampa General Hospital Expands its Reach with Acquisition of Three Bravera Health Hospitals

In a strategic move to bolster its presence in the healthcare landscape, Tampa General Hospital has recently announced its agreement to purchase three Bravera Health hospitals located north of Tampa

Moffitt Cancer Center Reaches Milestone with Opening of New State-of-the-Art Hospital

Moffitt Cancer Center, a renowned healthcare network focused on cancer treatment and research, is all set to achieve a significant milestone with the opening of its second inpatient hospital on

New Study Finds “Forever Chemicals” Contaminating Drinking Water in the US

A recent study conducted by the US Geological Survey (USGS) reveals that approximately 45% of tap water samples in the United States contain “forever chemicals” known as PFAS (per- and