Shermeeka Hogans-Mathews, a formerly underserved Medicaid patient who has just completed her first year at the Florida State University College of Medicine, is one of 13 recipients of a 2012 Minority Scholars Award from the American Medical Association Foundation. She will receive a $10,000 scholarship. […]
All but two of 11 state universities will ask the Florida Board of Governors for a 15 percent tuition increase this year, bucking Gov. Rick Scott’s push to hold down the cost of a college education.
Over thirty years ago, when the fight against HIV first began, the outlook for tackling the pandemic was bleak. Across the world, AIDS was seen as a death sentence. Within just a few years, it had devastated communities from the United States to South Africa. […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Menhibrix, a combination vaccine for infants and children ages six weeks through 18 months, for prevention of invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitides serogroups C and Y and Haemophilus influenza type b. […]
Several high-level employees have left the Florida Department of Health in recent months, and one of the latest to leave said the departures highlight an agency abandoning its public service mission for political ideology. […]
The latest edition of UNICEF’s report on child poverty showed the United States ranks second out of 35 developed countries on the scale of what economists call “relative child poverty” with 23.1 percent of its children living in poverty. Only Romania ranked higher. […]