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American Cancer Society report on states’ policies ranks Florida near the bottom

An advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society graded Florida among the worst-performing states in implementing policies to fight and prevent cancer, largely for failing to expand access to Medi... read more

Mayo cancer center vies for a share of Florida research dollars

One of the country's most prestigious names in research, the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is in three states ... Florida ranks second in the nation in cancer incidence and mortality, but 15th in NCI gran... read more

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

“I have a very vested interest in this,” said State Representative Tom McPherson, a Florida Democrat ... who had worked as a staff member on the Charney report, suggested that American energy policy m... read more

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Rhode Island Named Worst Summer Road Trip Destination In New Ranking

The tiny state ranks near the bottom for “costs” associated with road trips and ... North Carolina, Minnesota, Texas and Florida. read more


What Are the Side Effects of Surgery and Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer?

The American Cancer Society reports that surgery is the most common treatment ... breast medical oncologist at the Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center at The Ohio State University and medica... read more

KHN Morning Briefing

The findings are not good for Florida. (Freeman, 8/7) The State: SC Ranks One ... Press: Cancer Study Of Nuclear Test Site Expected To Finish In 2019 A long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of ... read more

Florida editorial roundup

Rick Scott — knowing the state is in ... and ensure the only policies they'll be able to buy are junk insurance that covers little. While the ACA has reduced the ranks of the uninsured, many people st... read more

Is secondhand smoke really that risky?

On Wednesdays, it's Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer at the American Cancer Society. Question asked by David of Tampa, Florida Really ... 40,000 heart disease deaths each year in the United Sta... read more

Sessions defends zero tolerance immigration policy

The Obama administration's catch and release policy allowed people with children to enter the United States with only a promise ... He said you honestly believe that the American people are going to l... read more

Failed State California: Overtaxed, Overregulated, Overopinionated, and Underhanded

Right next door to 50th ranked California on income taxes is a state with no income tax. Alaska, Florida, Nevada ... we getting for our highest-in-the-nation taxes? Our schools rank at the bottom of t... read more

Michigan lawmakers move toward work requirements for Medicaid recipients

The legislation passed by the Michigan Senate and pending in the state House would allow Michigan to join the ranks of states that would require ... program that’s already helping. The American Cancer ... read more

Graduation rates are up, but Florida and Tampa Bay area schools still play catchup

The U.S. Department of Education ranks Florida in the bottom 10 states for ... is our African-American graduation rate has excelled and has improved at a much more rapid pace than others." Researcher ... read more



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