Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI) will hold an open house for its new South Miami Health Center at 6350 Sunset Drive on June 12 from 10:00am to 2pm. Those without health insurance and without money for medical attention will now be able to...

Florence Katz, 97, has been recognized as the Florida winner of the Home Instead Senior Care network's Salute to Senior Service award. She was nominated for her dedicated community service -- including her work at Jewish Family and Children's Services of Sarasota-Manatee -- by Amanda...

A new law recently approved by Gov. Scott opens the door for The Villages and other large retirement to build up to 240 nursing home beds, despite the state's current cap. Florida currently has a moratorium on additional nursing home beds, but the new law would allow larger...

Research from North Carolina State University, the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) and the University of South Florida shows that outpatient treatment of mental illness significantly reduces arrest rates for people with mental health problems and saves taxpayers money. “This study shows that providing mental health care...

Educating those on the short end of the stick of health care disparities and increasing the trust level that minorities have with health-care professionals will be the focal points of the inaugural “People’s Scientific Conference to Promote Health and Eliminate Health Disparities.” The conference, sponsored by...

"Posture affects everything we do. We want people to build an awareness about their posture … andteach them to move with greater symmetry and balance," says Dr. Steven Weiniger, an Atlanta-area chiropractor and posture expert who works with seniors. He will be lecturing to health-care professionals...

Terry Karfonta, director of Patient Services for Morton Plant Rehabilitation Center in Belleair, was named 2013 Nurse Administrator of the Year by the Florida Health Care Association. The event took place at the association's annual Nurse Leadership Program May 29-31 at the Loews Don CeSar Hotel on...

State regulators rejected Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s plans to build a research hospital in Palm Beach Gardens that was to partner with the nearby Scripps Research Institute. The Agency for Health Care Administrationdenied the application by the hospital company (NYSE: THC) on Thursday. The application was initially approved, butJupiter Medical...

Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday approved a bill that seeks to bolster the Florida Health Choices program, a long-planned online health marketplace. The bill (SB 1844) emerged amid a debate about expanding health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. While lawmakers did not approve such an...