September 2014

There are a lot of stereotypes out there about the millennial generation: they’re disengaged and hyper-focused on technology. But someday, these 80 million Americans born between 1980 and 1999, will be needing health care. And a lot of it. That's why the second MediFuture conference this week...

Patients heading to hospital emergency departments covered by their health insurance company are increasingly getting a rude and costly awakening, the Tampa Bay Times reports. ER physicians who work as contractors may not be in network, and patients are stuck with the bill. Major ER contractor...

Florida has the 37th highest obesity rate among adults, up from its last ranking of 40th, according to a report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Florida's increase from 25.2 percent in 2012 to 26.4 percent in 2013 is not statistically significant,...

In Gainesville, there are many places a citizen can go to get treatment for any illness. Most Americans are fortunate enough to have access to affordable health care, and new reforms of the health care system have allowed even those with pre-existing conditions access to medical...