The Florida Department of Health dropped an emergency suspension order (ESO) on the license of nursing assistant Litamine Destine after she slapped a patient at Boca Ciega Rehabilitation Center in Gulfport.
West Miami-Dade resident Rossana Ramirez got an Emergency Suspension Order dropped on her certified nursing assistant license this month after she pleaded guilty to a $7 million Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
A worker at Primo’s Italian Kitchen and Bar in the DoubleTree Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL, has tested positive for hepatitis A, a liver infection. The disease has been rising across Florida over the last year.
The Miami Beach City Commission passed new regulations on Wednesday to further restrict the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The rules won’t apply to existing pot businesses on the island.
The debate over medical cannabis continues as a FL House of Representatives committee heard the bill that would allow smoking medicinal pot in the form of pre-rolled, filtered cigarettes from dispensaries.
A Tampa, Florida strip club owner wants to grow his own medical marijuana, but the Florida Department of Health says patients can’t obtain cannabis from anywhere other than a medical marijuana treatment center.
Mount Sinai Medical Center opens a new surgical tower and emergency center in Miami Beach. The expanded space, designed to withstand hurricanes, allows the hospital to compete for patients, particularly in cardiac and vascular surgery.
Tri Pharma recalled three more lots of ibuprofen baby drops sold as CVS’ house brand and Equate brand, sold at Walmart. Tri Pharma previously recalled three lots of CVS, Equate and Family Wellness, made for Family Dollar.
Wisconsin company Oskri Corporation recalled all 19 varieties of its nut butters after several positive listeria tests. Oskri customers Inspired Organics and Thrive Market made similar comprehensive recalls.
Walgreens agreed to pay $269.2 million in two whistleblower suits that accuse the pharmacy chain of overcharging federal healthcare programs such as Medicaid and Medicare for the cost of prescription drugs.