Florida Legislature to Ban Organ Transplant Discrimination for Disabled Individuals

Photo: VGStockstudio/Shutterstock.com A national trend among 12 states is paving the way for new legislation that benefits disabled people who may need organ transplants. California, Maryland and New Jersey already have legislation that benefits people with said disabilities – physical and mental, according to the New York-based National Down Syndrome Society. About 112,500 people in

South Florida Students Return to School Following Coronavirus Scare

Photo Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock.com Thirty students and three teachers from a Palm Beach Gardens day school are back on campus after being confined to their homes for five days. The Benjamin School allowed the students and staff to return to their respective classrooms. The scare came after a student from China showed signs and symptoms of

The Spread of Hepatitis A Is Under Control, Say Florida Health Officials

Thanks to efforts for vaccination and education, the Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees says the spread of hepatitis A is being slowed down to a controllable pace here in Florida. A declaration of public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the disease last August sent the Department of Health in Florida and the