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Report: Florida gains in child well-being could be damaged by pandemic

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE - An annual report on child well-being underscores the need in Florida for specific action to repair the damage...

Millions are rejecting one of humanity’s best weapons for saving lives: Vaccines

By S. Jay Olshansky, University of Illinois at Chicago; Leonard Hayflick, University of California, San Francisco, and Ronald Hershow, University of Illinois at Chicago A...

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Report highlights challenges to health of older Americans

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE - Even before the pandemic, seniors were experiencing increasing mental- and behavioral health challenges, according to a new report. The...

In case you missed it: The state news week in review

5 stories that shaped the news week in Florida: https://theseminolesource.com/hurricane-season-nears-insurers-seek-shed-florida-property-insurance-policies/ https://theseminolesource.com/expensive-college-florida/ https://theseminolesource.com/florida-press-federal-case-immediate-cruise-ship-sailing-mediation/ https://theseminolesource.com/sanford-native-receives-meritorious-service-medal-retires-20-years-naval-service/ https://theseminolesource.com/front-lines-battling-covid-19-400-registered-nurses-died-including-23-florida/

Homeless students slipping through the cracks during the pandemic, congressional panel told

By Ariana Figueroa/ Florida Phoenix WASHINGTON — Witnesses before a U.S. House panel advised lawmakers on how federal relief aid can help bridge educational gaps...

On front lines battling COVID-19, more than 400 registered nurses have died, including 23...

By Issac Morgan/Florida Phoenix Florida’s Elizabeth “Lee” Motzenbecker of Venice worked for more than 40 years as a registered nurse, dedicating her life to caring...

We’re a step closer to figuring out why mosquitoes bite some people and not...

By Madelien Wooding, University of Pretoria and Yvette Naudé, University of Pretoria and republished from The Conversation Mosquitoes contribute to the transmission of life-threatening diseases...