Migraine Headaches May Cause Shrinkage In Men

Migraine Headaches May Cause Shrinkage In Men

  A study by the journal of Neurology says it could shrink by two percent if men suffer from migraines and depression. The study is not referring to penis size, so men, you can relax. The study is actually referring to brain shrinkage. Researchers conclude that as of right now between 10 percent to 12 […]

Police officer arrested for unprotected sex while HIV positive

Police officer arrested for unprotected sex while HIV positive

[Updated on January 27, 2014, at 11:43 a.m. to include booking photo]   West Palm Beach, Florida — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested Greenacres Police Officer, Ervans Saintclair, 37, for intentionally having unprotected sex with multiple females while being infected with HIV. After dating a woman for nearly a year, and having had […]

Statewide Medicaid Managed Care

Statewide Medicaid Managed Care

  Tallahassee, Florida — The Agency for Health Care Administration’s proposed regional implementation schedule for Managed Medical Assistance (MMA), part of Florida’s Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program, was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Implementation for MMA will begin May 1—on the heels of the Long-term Care program rollout, which will […]

Orlando medical alert company scammed seniors out of millions

Orlando medical alert company scammed seniors out of millions

  Orlando, Florida — At the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the Florida Attorney General, a U.S. district court has temporarily halted and frozen the assets of an Orlando-based operation that used pre-recorded telephone calls, commonly known as ‘robocalls’, to pitch purportedly “free” medical alert devices to senior citizens by […]

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

  Ocala, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has lifted the mosquito-borne illness advisory that was established in July 2013. Officials say, even though the advisory has been lifted you should still take precautions when outdoors. Residence should also continue to be proactive in eliminating standing water as well as moist areas where […]

Dentist kills 3-year-old Finley Boyle

Dentist kills 3-year-old Finley Boyle

  Kailua, Hawaii — On December 3, 2013, mother Ashley Boyle, took her three-year-old daughter, Finley Boyle, to Island Dentistry in Kailua, Hawaii for a dental visit. Dr. Lilly Geyer had previously insisted that her daughter needed four root canals. Prior to the root canals being done, Dr. Geyer administered a high dose of Demerol […]

Swine Flu Cases For 2014

Swine Flu Cases For 2014

  Brevard County, Florida — Health officials in Brevard county have confirmed several serious cases of H1N1 (Swine Flu) in the county. Health officials are urging residents to get a flu shot. A recent spike in cases has them concerned a possible outbreak of the Swine Flu could be on the horizon. Health officials do […]

Counterfeit Cosmetics Health Warning

Counterfeit Cosmetics Health Warning

  You see what appears to be your favorite brand name eye shadow, eye liner, or fragrance for sale at a flea market or on an unfamiliar website. You notice the price is lower than what you normally pay at your favorite retail store or through an authorized online dealer. Before you hand over your […]

Kissimmee Doctor Ugarriza Fuentes Arrested

Kissimmee Doctor Ugarriza Fuentes Arrested

  Kissimmee, Florida – The Florida Department of Health’s Orlando Unlicensed Activity (ULA) Unit announced today a joint investigation with the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI). The investigation led to the arrest of Ugarriza Fuentes for two counts of the practice of medicine without a license, which is a third degree felony and punishable by […]

Measles outbreak in the U.S.

Measles outbreak in the U.S.

  As of December 5, 2013, 175 people in the United States have been reported as having Measles. This year, Measles outbreaks have occurred in several states. One outbreak, in New York, is the largest outbreak in 15 years in the United States. An outbreak in North Carolina has also resulted in numerous cases. Most […]

Family health history could save your life

Family health history could save your life

  Family health history connects people to their past and their future. Knowing one’s family health history is a key part of reducing future health risks. As Benjamin Franklin once said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Why is family health history important? According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Food Recall Safety Health Alert

Food Recall Safety Health Alert

  According to an FDA release, Following the Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. (“Reser’s”) recall where select Reser’s products were recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Taylor Farms Tennessee, Inc. (“TFTN”) and Taylor Farms Maryland, Inc. (“TFMD”) are voluntarily recalling a limited number of products that contain Reser’s recalled ingredients. There […]

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

  Ocala, Florida — Despite more than a dozen complaints from parents and employees, former Polliwog owner Michael Tarver was approved by the Board of Dentistry to have his Dentistry License reinstated. Complaints were made to the Ocala Police Department as early as 2012, but it wasn’t until the middle of 2013 that the Department […]

Polliwog Dental changes name to Churchill Dentistry

Polliwog Dental changes name to Churchill Dentistry

    Ocala, Florida — As if Ocala residents would not notice, Polliwog Dental has changed its name; Polliwog is now Churchill Dentistry. Michael Tarver is not the registered owner of Churchill Dentistry. A quick search of “Churchill Dentistry” reveals it is registered to a Wendy Churchill. However, Ocala Post realized that “Churchill Dentistry” has […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What are the symptoms of breast cancer? When breast cancer starts out, it is too small to feel and does not cause signs and symptoms. As it grows, breast cancer can cause changes in how the breast looks or feels.         Symptoms may include: New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit). […]

Viagra – A hard penis lesson to learn

Viagra – A hard penis lesson to learn

  Gigante, Colombia — A man impressing a girlfriend with his penis is every guys secret goal, and a 66-year-old Colombian man tried to do just that. The 66-year-old former politician wanted to impress his new girlfriend so badly, he intentionally ingested a handful of Viagra in hopes of pleasuring his new found lover. However, […]

Health Plans Selected For The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program

Health Plans Selected For The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program

  The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) selected the health plans it will contract with for the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program. The Agency selected 10 general, non-specialty MMA plans via a competitive bidding process. In addition, the Agency selected five companies to provide specialty plans, including specialty plans focused on HIV/AIDS, child welfare […]

Motrin Infants’ Drops Recall Alert September 2013

Motrin Infants’ Drops Recall Alert September 2013

  Recall Alert — September 6, 2013 – McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. (“McNeil”) is voluntarily recalling at the retail level three lots, approximately 200,000 bottles, of Concentrated MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz bottles distributed in the United States (see full product list below). This recall is being conducted […]

Marion County Tuberculosis Health Alert Update

Marion County Tuberculosis Health Alert Update

This in an update in regards to the tuberculosis outbreak in the Ocala-Marion County area. We reached out to the Department of Health (DOH) and we have received further information.     Mr. Ackerman, the Public Information Officer for the Department of Health in Marion County said, “None of the 12 people who tested positive […]