A fertilizer company spokeswoman says one well on its property has seen contamination spread from a huge sinkhole that sent contaminated water and fertilizer into Florida's main drinking water aquifer.
With Florida businesses facing a 14.5 percent increase in workers' compensation insurance rates, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and a key Republican senator said they expect lawmakers to take action during the 2017 legislative session.
After making two lobbying trips to Washington, D.C., and authorizing $61.2 million in emergency state spending, Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is glad Congress reached agreement on a $1.1 billion initiative to fight the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
12-year-old Christina Clark takes medical marijuana.
Her mother Anneliese Clark uses it to treat the seizures her daughter has had since she was three months old. At her worst, “she just literally, she wasn’t doing anything,” Anneliese Clark said. “She laid on the couch and shook and twitched.”
More than a quarter of the Food and Drug Administration employees who approved cancer and hematology drugs from 2001 through 2010 left the agency and now work or consult for pharmaceutical companies, according to research published by a prominent medical journal Tuesday.
A multi-state bus tour pushing for tougher gun legislation kicked off in Orlando on Tuesday. The tour is being led by former astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife, former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Money from the OneOrlando Fund will start going to victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, despite a lawsuit trying to block disbursement. A judge will hear a request next week to block payments until the fund has been audited.
The list of preventive services that women can receive without paying anything out of pocket under the health law could grow if proposed recommendations by a group of mostly medical providers are adopted by federal officials later this year.
A group fighting a proposed Florida constitutional amendment that would broadly legalize medical marijuana spent nearly $1.4 million from Sept. 10 through Sept. 16, with much of the money going to advertising, according to a new finance report.
A new Commonwealth Fund study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.