Tag: Florida

Passenger charged with groping, punching flight attendants

Officials say an Ohio man was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being accused of groping two female flight attendants and punching a male...

Miami Beach Mayor Rips Ron DeSantis As ‘Pied Piper’ Of COVID-19, Leading State ‘Off A Cliff’

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber ripped Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis as the “pied piper” of COVID-19 who is “leading everybody off a cliff.” Gelber...

Florida Virus Cases Soar, Hospitals Near Last Summer’s Peak

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MIAMI (AP) — Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar...

Idaho Governor Signs Onto Major Abortion-Rights Challenge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday signed onto an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could...

Doctor Marks ‘Right’ Instead of ‘Left’ Testicle, Then Operates

Florida regulators have imposed a fine and other measures on a Tampa doctor who made a crucial error prior to his patient’s testicular surgery, as...

As Americans Navigate Conflicting COVID-19 Mask Advice, ‘Everyone Is Confused’

PRINCETON, N.J./SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) – A COVID-19 surge ignited in parts of the United States by the highly contagious Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy...

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers,...

These 20 US Counties Are ‘Delta Danger Zones’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new data analysis of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the...

Court Blocks Order Lifting CDC Virus Rules On Florida Cruise Ships

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships will remain in place after a federal appeals court temporarily blocked a previous ruling...

Recovery effort at collapsed building could end soon

Efforts to recover human remains from the debris of a South Florida condominium are nearing an end By Associated Press July 16, 2021, 2:58 PM...

‘Trauma Centers’ Huge Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send Home

The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home...

Summer Camps Hit With COVID Outbreaks — Are Schools Next?

The U.S. has seen a string of COVID-19 outbreaks tied to summer camps in recent weeks in places such as Texas, Illinois, Florida, Missouri and...

Florida Condo Collapse Death Toll Rises To 78

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The death toll in the collapse of a Miami-area condo building rose to 78 on Friday, a number the mayor called...

Tropical Storm Elsa gaining strength, lashing Florida Keys

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The weather was getting worse in southern Florida on Tuesday morning as Tropical Storm Elsa began lashing the Florida Keys,...

Tropical Storm Elsa Prompts Evacuations In Cuba, Florida Declares State Of Emergency

About 180,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in Cuba on Sunday as Tropical Storm Elsa took aim at the island nation, and officials...

California Bans State Travel To Five More States Over Anti-LGBTQ Laws

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California added five more states, including Florida, to the list of places where state-funded travel is banned because of laws that...

Search teams persevere as death toll in Florida condo collapse rises to 9

As the death toll rose to nine with more than 150 people still missing, rescue teams on Sunday kept picking through the rubble of the...

Many Feared Dead After Florida Beachfront Building Partially Collapses

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A beachfront condo building partially collapsed Thursday outside Miami, killing at least one person and trapping others in the tower that...

Driver Crashes Into Two People At Pride Parade In South Florida

A driver slammed into spectators Saturday at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, injuring at least two people. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean...

In Alleged Money Grab, Hospital Chain Cashes In on Trauma Centers

Ed Knight was taken to Chippenham Hospital after cutting his arm in a fall from a ladder. For stitching up his wound and sending him...

Dad, Mom, and 7 Kids, All Docs or Nurses, Go Viral With Photo

All the siblings in the Okpaleke family pursued careers in medicine. From left to right: Okway Okpaleke, MD; Chinelo Okpaleke, PA; Nkiru Osefo, MD; Ifeoma...

How to stay safe from shark attacks this summer

A former Green Beret and survival expert shared his tips with ABC News. May 29, 2021, 11:00 AM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare...

Doc Who Died of COVID Leaves Family $20M Baseball Card Collection

A Tampa, Florida neurologist who died of COVID-19 complications has bequeathed to his family a baseball card collection estimated at $20 million to be auctioned...

States Announce Reopenings, End of COVID Restrictions

As COVID-19 cases fall and vaccination numbers rise in the U.S., governors are making plans to reopen businesses, resume public transportation, and lift public health...

US COVID-19 Cases Drop as Spring Wave Slows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the U.S. as the spring...