A Zika vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has cleared the first phase of clinical trials. Findings were published in The
CVS has agreed to buy Aetna for about $69 billion, in a deal that would reshape the American healthcare industry, people briefed on the matter said on Sunday.
Aetna Inc.'s board of directors approved on Sunday the U.S. health insurer's sale to drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock.
A food safety and sanitation inspection of the Miami VA Healthcare System’s cafeteria found unsanitary conditions. Veterans Affairs administrators ordered an extermination and deep
Many people desperate for health insurance may not realize short-term plans often don't cover pre-existing conditions.
An increasing number of grandparents have had to take over parenting their grandkids because their adult children are struggling with opioid addiction.
More than half a million trees could disappear in southwestern Boulder County if the final federal permit for Denver Water’s proposed expansion of Gross Reservoir is approved.
Dozens of Colorado communities gave a green light to tens of millions of dollars in tax hikes, tax extensions and retention of tax revenue to pay for everything from schools and
Thick toxic smog enveloped New Delhi for a second straight day Wednesday, forcing schools to shut down, halting traffic on highways and sending residents scurrying to buy air
Voters in El Paso County shed their anti-tax reputation Tuesday, giving landslide approval to using $14.5 million in tax dollars for transportation and other projects, bringing new
Jackson Health System, Miami-Dade’s public hospital network, reported a sixth consecutive year of profitability on Wednesday — a sustained financial turnaround for the once
Memorial Healthcare System and Moffitt Cancer Center formed an alliance to provide care for leukemia, lymphoma and establish a blood and bone marrow transplant cellular therapy
University of Miami Hospital has been renamed UHealth Tower as part of a reorganization. The hospital struggled financially, losing nearly $95 million in 2017 as expenses soared
After Hurricane Irma damaged their Miami home, a family with a child who has a rare genetic disorder, X-linked myotubular myopathy, is asking for help raising money to replace the
Who hasn’t worried about an elderly family member? South Florida startups have created technology that offers better care for the seniors and peace of mind for the family
During the first three weeks of open enrollment for Affordable Care Act, or ACA, plans sold through healthcare.gov, Florida leads all states in sign-ups for 2018 coverage, the
The Food and Drug Administration conducted searches of nine storefronts across Central Florida that help customers order cheaper drugs from pharmacies in Canada and overseas.
A federal judge ruled Friday that the state and its healthcare providers let the viral infection go untreated in Florida’s prisons and now must test and treat thousands of inmates
A study co-authored by neurologists with the University of Miami Health System found that some patients may have a wider window of time to seek a doctor’s care for a stroke and
The inspections of troubled nursing homes have long been posted online so consumers could make informed choices on placing their loved ones. That is, until the deaths at
Police arrested a 59-year-old woman for on charges of practicing medicine without a license at a Miami-area spa, Lemel Medical Spa in Surfside. Alicia Norma Giser offered an
Florida’s health department reported a single case of locally transmitted Zika in Miami-Dade, marking the county’s first and the state’s second mosquito-borne transmission of the
A Miami Gardens-area care home has had its license suspended after an inspection by health regulators found life-threatening neglect.
Cuba is holding a two-day online forum asking for scientific input on what’s behind mysterious incidents that caused hearing loss and other damages to the health of American
The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Tuesday against silicone injections for body shaping procedures, such as breast and buttocks enhancement, because of the health
More than six weeks after Hurricane Maria, a lack of access to clean water is causing public health concerns, including fears over a potentially deadly bacterial disease called
Florida Blue, the state’s largest health insurer, said it will no longer cover OxyContin prescriptions beginning on Jan. 1, 2018. Instead, the insurer will cover a new
A sexually transmitted case of Zika was reported in Miami-Dade County, according to the Florida Department of Health. Miami became the first city in the United States to have
Anxious parents worry over whether to re-enroll in Child Health Plus, as the program’s funding remains stymied by political infighting
Health needs of the uninsured could go unmet if Congress fails to act now
On the night of July 27, I, like so many others, stayed up late awaiting the vote on the Senate’s “skinny repeal” bill, frantically refreshing...
When the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, I was working as a legal services lawyer in Manhattan. As part of my job, I attended...
Patients with breast cancer often find themselves dealing with financial hardship as they worry about their health.
Occult breast cancer is a rare cancer which does not show up on a mammogram because there is no mass in the breast.
PHILADELPHIA When Laura Tuzio Ross told her plastic surgeon that she preferred not to reconstruct her breast after cancer surgery, he warned her she would
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will move from Baltimore County to South Baltimore for its 25th anniversary event this fall.
They walked Sunday in Hunt Valley as the sun rose and chill eased, saying it wasn't as cold or wet as in past years of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Several roads will be closed in Hunt Valley for the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure on Sunday.
Twenty to 30 percent of breast cancer survivors suffer from post mastectomy pain syndrome, or lingering nerve pain in the chest wall, armpit or arm. It often follows surgery to
A 'liquid biopsy' test has been approved for lung cancer, setting the stage for tests for certain breast cancer