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June 02, 2020 12:38 PM

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly...


June 02, 2020 12:24 PM

Three Florida inmates died over the weekend from complications of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus, the state Department of...


June 02, 2020 12:19 PM

Florida health care officials on Monday formally asked the federal government to extend for two more years a “waiver” to allow the state to keep intact...


June 02, 2020 11:57 AM

Advocates for the deaf say there need to be more ASL interpreters and resources to help convey life-saving health information to the deaf community...


June 01, 2020 12:34 PM

Most states are taking their time spending the coronavirus relief aid Congress sent them earlier this spring, even as they push for more federal help.


June 01, 2020 12:27 PM

A state appeals court Friday backed a Brevard County hospital and other defendants in a battle about whether state medical-malpractice laws should...


June 01, 2020 12:23 PM

MIAMI — State officials hired a Florida doctor to give coronavirus test results to more than 100,00 residents, even though he’d been on probation by the...


June 01, 2020 12:23 PM

A federal appeals court has agreed to move quickly in deciding a case about whether Florida should be required to provide expensive treatment to prison...


May 29, 2020 12:48 PM

As the state Supreme Court ponders a high-stakes challenge to a 2017 medical marijuana law, attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration have filed...


May 29, 2020 12:45 PM

Pointing to the constitutional separation of powers, a Leon County circuit judge Thursday refused to order the Florida Department of Economic...