Health & Science

The device, developed and manufactured by Abbott Labs, is the first fully dissolving heart stent approved by the FDA.
Abbot Labs / Heart Stent

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is the first in the nation to offer a dissolving heart stent. A new technology hospital officials say could reduce long term complications.

Tom Woodward/ flickr / https://www.flickr.com/photos/bionicteaching/

Law enforcement agencies across the state are undergoing implicit bias training to re-evaluate the way they interact with minority communities. But what does the training entail?

Florida Department of Health

Panama City Beach area chickens have tested positive for West Nile Virus and two horses in Jefferson have contracted Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The Florida Department of Health is warning the viruses are transmitted through mosquito bites.

Annie E. Casey Foundation / Kids Count, Florida, Georgia

Florida and Georgia are faring poorly on the annual child well-being report card. Both state’s slipped further toward the bottom when it comes to economic well being, health, family and community and educational outcomes.

Tallahassee Community College

Florida’s public university system is developing a program to address a shortage in nurses. The American Academy of Nursing has projected a shortfall extending through 2030.

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