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Health News Florida

About This Section
Health News Florida is dedicated to covering health issues in the nation’s third largest state. It holds health care policy makers, power brokers and practitioners accountable through independent reporting emphasizes how issues of cost, quality and health care access affect all Floridians.

Founded in 2006, Health News Florida joined WUSF Public Media in Tampa in September 2012. Health News Florida includes coverage from public media outlets across the state, including WLRN in Miami, and WMFE in Orlando. It also is available online at healthnewsflorida.org
  • AP
    For contact tracers of sexually transmitted infections, telephones and text messages have become ineffective. Dating apps increasingly are their best bet for informing people of their exposure risks.
  • Piron Guillaume
    An important new study offers much-needed data to inform older Americans of the risks and benefits they must weigh when facing major surgery.