A lawsuit against Nova Southeastern University seeks class-action status for more than 1,100 patients of an NSU orthodontic clinic who may have been exposed to infectious diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis, due to dirty equipment.
Donna Shalala will become the second-oldest first-year member of Congress after a long career as a Cabinet secretary, head of the Clinton Foundation and president of UM. Healthcare and immigration are her biggest priorities.,
Rolando Ramírez, who lives in Miami, Florida, needs help to pay for leg braces that will help him walk correctly. He was born with hydrocephalus, and his co-workers at Goodwill say he is a hard worker.
The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gave Florida approval to shorten its Medicaid retroactive eligibility period from 90 to 30 days, according to a letter from administrator Seema Verma.
Registered nurse Nathan Castleman and certified nursing assistants Pauline Morency and Samantha Dendauw received Emergency Suspension Orders in November from the Florida Department of Health for abusing patients.
Dentists at a Nova Southeastern University orthodontic clinic used dirty equipment for more than two years — possibly exposing more than 1,150 patients to viruses such as HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, administrators said.
Ivrose Thelusmond survived breast cancer but lost her job shortly after recovering from surgery. Now she needs a new one that allows her to take care of her disabled son, Wuiner Joseph, who attends Marian Center School.
Teva Pharmaceuticals recalled two combination tablets, Amlodipine/Valsartan and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide, because their content of NDEA, which might cause cancer, is higher than specified limits.
Patients of a Nova Southeastern University dental clinic in Davie received letters recently stating that they may have been exposed to “certain viruses” due to a failure by some students to follow sterilization protocols.
Smart Lab CEO H. Hamilton Wayne and his brother, COO Justin Morgan Wayne, were sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $9.6 million for healthcare fraud by the U.S. District Court in Palm Beach.
The FDA approved Aemcolo, a drug by Cosmo Technologies designed to treat travelers’ diarrhea, a form of E. coli that produces bloodless diarrhea. This is not the E. coli in the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak.
Mylan recalled 15 lots of blood pressure and heart attack medicines with Valsartan because they include NDEA, which the International Agency for Research on Cancer considers a probable cancer causing substance.