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Bill allowing ‘Medication Aides’ is heading to DeSantis

The Florida House passed a bill that would allow trained certified nursing assistants to provide medications to nursing home residents.

“LAUGHING OUT LOUD” on Morning Energy

April 14th is International Moment of Laughter Day. This day was created to remind people to laugh out loud every day because it is not only contagious, but it is also good for our mental, physical and emotional...

MidPoint: Mental Health Help for the Trans & LGBTQ+ Community

MidPoint hosts local licensed psychologists Dr. Dani Rosenkrantz and Dr. Darleen Gracia, both of whom specialize in LGBTQ+ and trans-affirming mental health care for Jews and the BIPOC community while supporting diversity across the...
Rabies vaccination

Rabies reported in Pasco County

Pasco County has issued a rabies alert. The rabies alert is in response to a cat that tested positive on Tuesday.

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Travel Advisory for Florida

Walter L. Smith II reports on the activities surrounding a policy trip D.C. regarding environmental degradation due to oil, soot and coal ash dust. At its statewide conference in Orlando, member organizations of the Florida...

Florida nursing homes are seeing a major rise in severe violations

Florida nursing homes are seeing a rise in severe violations. These incidents have practically doubled since 2019.

“Ask the Dr. Anything” Dr. Fred Harvey answers your health questions

"The doctor is in" on the latest episode of the Healthy Steps Radio Show! In this special "Ask the Dr. Anything" episode, listeners called in with their most pressing health questions and get expert advice...

Gulf War Syndrome with special guest Dr. Laila Abdullah

Follow Dr. Laila Abdullahlah's mission to uncover the truth behind Gulf War Syndrome, an illness downplayed by the VA for decades that now affects nearly 30% of Gulf War veterans, as she and Dr. Fred...

PURE or “Toilet to Tap”? What’s Going in Tampa’s Drinking Water?

The Mayor calls it "PURE." The Tampa City Council calls it "Toilet To Tap." It is the plan to mix highly treated wastewater with the City's drinking water by 2032. Environmentalists and neighborhood activists strongly...

Mastery Over Menopause with special guest Dr. Betty Murray

In this episode of Healthy Steps, Dr. Fred Harvey and Dr. Betty Murray discuss how the changes in estrogen metabolism that happen around the perimenopause period can lead to weight gain and other difficulties for...
COVID-19 vaccine

School immunizations slide in Florida

Last school year marked a more than 10-year low for Florida’s kindergarten & 7th-grade students completing all doses of required immunizations
Medicare Counselors Amy Hagel & Fran Oberne

MidPoint: Shopping for Medicare plans? SHINE can help.

FREE, UNBIASED help from trained Medicare counselors is available from SHINE Medicare to help seniors choose their Medicare health care coverage for 2023. Appointments with SHINE counselors can be made at 800-963-5337.

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