A House Democrat filed a proposal Thursday that calls for the state to study expanding the Medicaid program to offer coverage to people ages 18 to 26 who might not otherwise be able to have health insurance. Rep. Hillary Cassel, D-Dania Beach, filed the proposal…Read More Medicaid Expansion Eyed For Young Adults In Florida
Florida likely will have to wait a little longer to find out if it will be able to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration had been expected to issue a decision by the end of October about the proposed…Read More Decision For Canadian Drug Importation Into Florida Faces Delay
As a parent, one of the main things that you will probably generally be concerned about is making sure that your children are as healthy as possible. There are a lot of aspects to this that you might want to think about, but the truth…Read More Common Health Conditions To Watch Out For In Your Children
Chronic pain can be a huge issue for anyone’s life, causing them not just to be in physical pain but to have mental health issues and emotional problems as well that all stem from that same chronic pain. Whether the pain is caused by an…Read More How To Get Help For Chronic Pain
Rep. Ralph Massullo, a Lecanto Republican who is a dermatologist, is seeking to require health insurers to cover the costs of annual skin cancer screenings. Massullo filed the proposal (HB 241) for consideration during the 2024 legislative session, which will start in January. It is…Read More Skin Cancer Screening Coverage Sought In Florida
Today, Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo and Florida Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Michelle Branham visited the Winter Haven Senior Adult Center to discuss healthy aging habits that support balanced nutrition, prevent cognitive decline, and promote overall wellness. Dr. Ladapo and Secretary Branham…Read More Florida Surgeon General, Elder Affairs Secretary Launch Healthy Aging For A Healthier You
Medicare provides health coverage for roughly 57 million older adults and nearly 8 million younger adults with disabilities. A totally of nearly 66 million Americans. Approximately 5,000,000 of which live in Florida. This insurance has been mostly paid for by taxes, but only partly. Medicare…Read More How Much Will Medicare Cost In 2024 In Florida?
With Florida House Speaker Paul Renner and Senate President Kathleen Passidomo signaling they will make health care a priority during the 2024 legislative session, a new House select committee began meeting Monday with what the chairwoman called a “robust” agenda. “We have authority over issues…Read More Florida House Health Panel Eyes ‘Robust’ Agenda
Hearing health is an aspect of physical wellness that young adults have overlooked for many generations. After all, it has often been thought of as a complaint that only impacts senior citizens. In recent years, though, people are beginning to take note of this issue…Read More Why Are Young Adults Finally Listening To The Need To Protect Their Hearing?
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Residents needing help with mental illness, addiction, and trauma will have another option now that the Agency for Community Treatment Services, assisted with funding from Hillsborough County, has created the county’s first Clubhouse to help people with mental illness reclaim their…Read More First Clubhouse For Those With Mental Illness To Open In Hillsborough County