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World Population Day 2018 highlights issues with growing population

World Population Day brings awareness to population issues every year on July 11. Since its creation in 1989 by the U.N., this day has highlighted themes to educate on population growth such as "Empowering people, developing nations" and...

Community discusses concerns as possible cancer clusters pop up in Satellite Beach

Satellite Beach will be testing some of the local grounds for the same cancer-causing chemicals for which Patrick Air Force Base just tested, a doctor said Sunday.A meeting was held Sunday afternoon to talk more about the possible...

Baby rushed to hospital after receiving second-degree burns at Orlando daycare

The Orlando Police Department and Florida Department of Children and Families have both launched investigations after a 10-month-old baby suffered second-degree burns while at ChildrenFirst Medical Day Care last week. "He had blistering, his skin is peeling, I...

Handing over a baby food pouch? You might want to think twice

For busy parents and caregivers, baby food pouches can be a lifesaver: They seem fairly healthy, they're simple to grab if you're on the go, and they're easy for little ones to eat.But are they actually healthy and...

Hurricane Maria survivor interns at News 6, advocates for multiple sclerosis patients

A college student making a new life in the United States after Hurricane Maria is studying media to advocate for patients with multiple sclerosis. Vilmarie Ocasio is just 19 years old and already knows what it means to...

Amid cancer cluster fears Brevard testing water at 13 public schools

After 20 former Satellite Beach High School students were diagnosed with cancer, Brevard County Public School officials said they will test 13 barrier island schools for firefighting chemicals discovered in groundwater at Patrick Air Force Base.Brevard County Public...

Daddy Duty: Making new home comfy for toddlers is hard work

A big change like a new home can be tough on young children, so making them comfortable with their new surroundings is a big task          Source link

Tronetti: New opioid prescribing law begins July 1

The Florida OPIOID prescribing law will have far-reaching effects on how providers must review, document and prescribe medications.          Source link

6 medical professionals in Orlando included in health care fraud crackdown

More than 600 medical professionals across the United States now face charges in connection with the "largest (ever) health care fraud crackdown," the U.S. attorney's office said Thursday.Of the 601 doctors, 21 are from Florida. Seven hail from...

Check out these Orlando area yoga studios

There is a saying in the yoga community that there is only one body type that works for yoga -- a body. Whether you are a beginner looking to strengthen your mind-body connection or a...

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Justices reject challenges to 3 ballot measures

TALLAHASSEE — Though one justice wrote that voters should “beware,” the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a challenge to three proposed constitutional amendments...

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