Following actress Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she underwent a prophylactic mastectomy, early detection of breast cancer has been underscored. One of the leaders in the fight against breast cancer is Sharsheret, Hebrew for "chain," a national non-profit organization that supports young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds,...

Each year, an estimated $68 billion is lost to Medicare fraud, according to the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association. In Florida, as much as $2 billion may be lost annually to fraud from the state’s $16 billion Medicaid program, the same organization reports. Deborah Susswein first...

Some call the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a huge over-reach by the federal government, and a few even use the "S word" -- socialism. Others say it a gallant attempt to cover most U.S. citizens and others in our country legally. Regardless of which view you...

Thanks to a $250,000 donation from a Winter Park family, Central Florida is closer to having its first research chair for Type 1 Diabetes. The von Weller family made the donation this month to the Florida Hospital-Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. With von Weller's donation, the hospital is halfway to...

The South Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth has bestowed its 2013 Emerging Company of the Year award on Simply Healthcare, aFlorida licensed statewide health maintenance organization, it was announced today. "We are honored to receive this award . . . which lets us know that Simply...

  A new study ranks Georgia as one of the worst states in the county for senior health. According to the United Health Foundation, Georgia ranked 43rd in the nation for senior health. It's a rating south Georgia heath officials are trying to improve. 75-year-old Bob Brabham...

Florida Hospital is bringing health services on wheels to women with their new mobile health coach, making preventative health care fast and easy. The Healthy 100 Women’s Mobile Health Coach is a bus that travels to offer women convenient access to health screenings including mammograms, bone...