Health and Medical News from Florida Organizations and Companies
Florida Attorney Bernard Walsh Recommends Increased Safety Regulations Needed for Energy Drinks After Teen Death
BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The report that a teenager died as a result of drinking an energy drink in combination with other caffeinated drinks has prompted calls for improved safety regulations on energy supplements by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh.
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declaring a national opioid epidemic, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-146 directing a Public Health Emergency across the state.
Sweet Treats Bake Sale Launched in Florida to Raise C. diff. Awareness Before Worldwide Volunteer Roll-out
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation announces its "Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness," a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- LevelFunded Health is excited to announce that it was recently selected as one of the new top innovative insurance businesses by one of Silicon Valley's most active venture group, Plug and Play. The 12-week program connects promising start-ups, early and growth stage companies, to some of the world's largest insurance corporations.
Florida Lawyer David Goldman Offers Insight into Impact of a Trump Administration on Obamacare and Medicaid for Consumers
SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, responds to clients' concerns about the impact of a Trump administration on healthcare coverage. David Goldman has a long-standing commitment to the community and has served as a board member of many civic organizations.
Florida Smiles: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers The Most Affordable Rates in Florida Health Insurance Marketplace
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for adult dental plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the "Health Exchange"). This marks the first year that LIBERTY, which covers most of the state, has added the offering of Family Dental HMO plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace.
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation(R) a leading non-profit patient advocacy organization, Global healthcare information system, today announced the scheduled events and launching of the 4th annual November C. diff. Awareness global campaign, the first month long awareness campaign of its kind in the healthcare industry. November 1st is dedicated to all C. diff. Survivors worldwide.
Following Confirmation of Zika in Mosquitoes, Fla. Gov. Scott Directs DOH to Aggressively Expand Prevention Measures
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) confirmed that they have detected Zika in three mosquito...
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a $120,000 commitment, the SUDC Foundation is excited to announce the support of “The Moss Pieratt Foundation Memorial Neuropathology Fellowship" at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, which includes the brain and is crucial to our better understanding of Sudden Unexplained Death in Children (SUDC). To date, there are no comprehensive brain studies on victims of SUDC.
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Super food celebrity author Stephanie Pederson hosts the peak "Berry Extravaganza," a free tele-summit event featuring a panel of today's "berry best" super food celebrity experts and authors, July 9-31, 2016.