The Tampa Bay region consists of six counties: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas. Through August 1, 37 monkeypox cases have been reported in the area–Pinellas County (20), Hillsborough County (16) and Pasco County (1). Statewide, the Florida Department of Health has reported 480 total cases, fifth most inContinue Reading

A new op-ed published at The Guardian, titled “We’ve overexploited the planet, now we need to change if we’re to survive,” promotes the United Nations’ Biodiversity Conference and plans to reduce food waste by reducing or eliminating the means to grow food. Under the byline “Addressing the twin challenges ofContinue Reading

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, those currently on the U.S. market must be removed, or riskContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County issued a rabies alert for the area surrounding Nobb Oak Ave. This is in response to cat that tested positive on 6/13/2022 (Description: Domestic Shorthaired Brown Tabby & White). All residents and visitors in Hillsborough County should be aware that rabies isContinue Reading

In a follow-up on a report this weekend, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) is investigating a second presumptive positive case of monkeypox. The person is isolated, and the risk of exposure remains low. DOH-Broward is working with the Bureau of Epidemiology to notify close contacts andContinue Reading

The Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services reported on a Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case in a 4-year-old pony from Columbia County in northern Florida. The unvaccinated horse presented with signs of apprehension, depression, fever, muscle twitch, incoordination, inability to stand, and head pressing, and listlessness earlier this month. TheContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is advising the public to take precautions when enjoying fresh water activities locally or when traveling abroad, especially swimming in warm freshwater lakes, hot springs, rivers, creeks and ponds to avoid Naegleria fowleri.  N. fowleri is a naturally occurring amoeba that can beContinue Reading

Florida’s premier and fastest-growing provider of superior and convenient healthcare services, MD Now Urgent Care, is opening its third state-of-the-art clinic of 2022. The newest clinic in Brandon is the first clinic to open in Hillsborough County and will serve the surrounding communities. Providing a variety of urgent healthcare services,Continue Reading

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Last night a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court indicates a majority of Justices have voted to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey abortion decisions. The leaked copy of a draft opinion was obtained by Politico. This is regarding the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerningContinue Reading

When Congress meets mid-June to discuss the Fiscal Year 2023 budget, the Biden administration’s pro-death radical agenda has a wish list of items that includes a $1.1 billion increase in the amount of taxpayer funding toward the killing of innocent unborn children. This proposal includes the following longstanding appropriations provisionsContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health (Department) is the first state in the nation to issue guidance stating that healthy children from ages 5 to 17 may not benefit from receiving the currently available COVID-19 vaccine. The Department recommends that children with underlying conditions are the best candidates for the COVID-19Continue Reading