“Teach-back” technique can reduce hospital visits

People living with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease — conditions that can result in hospital visits if not managed effectively — saw double-digit drops in hospital admissions compared with patients who did not teach their instructions back to their health-care provider.

New maps reveal first global estimate of anthrax risk

Newly published maps reveal, for the first time, where anthrax poses global risks to people, livestock and wildlife.

Governor Ron DeSantis, Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez announce Dr. Scott A. Rivkees as Florida Surgeon General

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez announced the appointment Dr. Scott A. Rivkees as Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health.