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Quit Playing Doc, Health Department Tells Dozens

Stethoscope and gavel against a white backdrop.
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Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

  Over a two-month period, the Florida Department of Health ordered 59 individuals or businesses to stop playing doctor, the Palm Beach Post reports. Most of those practicing medicine without a license were located in South Florida, the Post reports.

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.