Sixty seconds after takeoff, Dave Sanderson heard the explosion. "I had never heard anything like that on a plane before," he recalls. "I was sitting four rows behind the left wing. I looked out and saw fire." Sanderson, 53, flew often for his work as a software...

President Obama’s latest physical examination found him in excellent health, except for one nagging little pain: no, not his political critics. He has “recurrent plantar fasciitis” of the right foot, says his physician. The condition (pronounced PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) is one of the most common causes of...

l So you're in extreme pain and have been told you need a total knee replacement. You're not alone. The number of knee replacements in the U.S. has almost doubled in the past decade, to 600,000 a year, in large part because boomers like you want...

l "I think I'm having a heart attack," Georgia Chapman said, to anyone who would listen. Two paramedics and an emergency room doctor told her no, she was fine — just a healthy 55-year-old stressed out from working two jobs. Go home and rest, they...

Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers and Amerigroup Florida are among an emerging breed of healthcare providers issuing asthma applications and devices to patients. Both systems are issuing Propeller Health’s app and sensor, which attaches to a standard inhaler, as part of their respiratory health management programs to...

Retirees who move to Florida and Arizona - popular retirement destinations - may not be getting the quality of life they expect, according to a study that ranked U.S. states by their long-term care services. Florida, a retiree mecca with the nation's highest proportion of residents...

Too often, hospitalized patients are passive participants in their own care. But interactive patient technology is starting to change that. Creating a culture of patient empowerment is a win for patients and providers alike, giving patients greater control and helping educate them about their conditions...

Lethal forms of antibiotic-resistant bacteria have struck hundreds of patients in a dozen health-care facilities in Florida since 2008,  but state health officials have not required them to share their information and have not alerted the public, the Palm Beach Post reports. In fact, Post reporter...

When a hurricane is approaching, everyone needs to have a plan in place. When you have medical needs, that preparation becomes even more critical. Dr. Theo Sai is the chief medical officer for senior products for Humana in Central Florida.  He's also lived through several hurricanes. “I...

We are pleased and excited to announce the return of the annual Miami Family Event Wellness & Lifestyle Expo which will be held September 19-21, 2014 at the Dade County Fair & Expo Center in Miami, Florida. This event has an expected attendance of over...