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The Florida Department of Health says four children who were diagnosed with measles were never vaccinated.

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This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday.

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The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.

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Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. — from nannies to teachers to coaches — has undergone state screenings to ensure they have no proven history of abusing or neglecting kids. One exception: thousands of workers at two federal detention facilities holding 3,600 migrant teens in the government's care, The Associated Press has learned.

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Lawmakers want to know why state and federal health investigators missed warning signs about problems in the heart surgery program at a Florida children's hospital.

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With open enrollment ending next week, the government says sign-ups for coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law are lagging when compared with last year.

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A hospital on Florida's Panhandle says it will lay off 800 employees — nearly half its staff — because it suffered such serious damage from Hurricane Michael.

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A large number of layoffs are in the works at a Florida Panhandle hospital that was badly damaged by Hurricane Michael.

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Federal officials have declared a public health emergency in Alaska following the powerful earthquake.

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Nearly two dozen children at a long-term care facility showed symptoms of a viral infection and two had died by the time New Jersey's health department was notified about the outbreak this fall, said Dr. Shereef Elnahal, the department's top official.

A Florida conservation group is questioning a plan to develop thousands of acres in southwest Florida that is currently home to the Florida panther.

Memorials for the students who perished during the Parkland School shooting.
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Another Florida deputy who responded to February's Parkland high school massacre has been suspended.

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Officials in Florida say dolphins seem to be red tide's latest victims as more than 20 have washed up dead since last week along the state's southwest coast.

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The Trump administration on Monday proposed changes to Medicare's prescription drug benefit that would affect patients' costs over the next few years, creatiing winners and losers.

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The fate of a Kentucky abortion law is in the hands of a federal judge after a trial wrapped up Monday over a lawsuit pitting Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and the state's only abortion clinic.

Memorials for the students who perished during the Parkland School shooting.
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The Florida cities hardest hit by February's high school massacre are receiving a $1 million grant to create artwork aimed at community healing.

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Officials say 26 students and one adult staff member from a South Florida high school have been hospitalized, including some who had seizures, after possible exposure to an unknown substance.

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Health officials in Florida have confirmed the state's first case of dengue.

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Two marijuana stores in Massachusetts were given the green light Friday to begin selling to recreational customers next week, making them the first commercial pot shops in the eastern United States.

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The nation's second-largest drugstore chain says Florida's lawsuit alleging that it helped fuel the state's opioid crisis "is without merit."

Authorities say 39 white supremacist gang members have been arrested in a gun and drug-trafficking operation.

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The United States Coast Guard seized cocaine with an estimated street value of around $500 million during a series of interdictions in international waters.

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Police in South Florida say a 66-year-old doctor is accused of giving patients medical marijuana cards without meeting them in person, conducting physical exams or requiring a debilitating medical condition.

Memorials for the students who perished during the Parkland School shooting.
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The then-sheriff's deputy on campus during the Florida high school massacre is scheduled to testify Thursday before a state commission investigating the shooting, a day after members called him "not a real cop" and "a coward."

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Four cheetah cubs are beginning to explore their habitat at a wildlife refuge in northwest Florida.

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The man accused of gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school registered to vote while behind bars awaiting trial.

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Officials say a Florida trapper has captured a record-setting python as part of a program to remove the invasive species from the Everglades.

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The personality looming over the 2018 midterms was President Donald Trump. The issue was health care, the top concern for voters as they decided how to cast their ballots.

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The personality looming over the 2018 midterms was President Donald Trump. The issue was health care, the top concern for voters as they decided how to cast their ballots.

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New research shows the number of butterflies and caterpillars in North Florida has been declining substantially over the last decade or so.

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