What Others Can Do To Promote a Breastfeeding Friendly Florida: It Goes Beyond Mother and Child

What Others Can Do To Promote a Breastfeeding Friendly Florida: It Goes Beyond Mother and Child

When you choose to breastfeed, you make an investment in your baby’s future by giving a healthy start that will last a lifetime.

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There’s a Champion in Us All: Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program Kicks Off

There’s a Champion in Us All: Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program Kicks Off

In an effort to make Florida the healthiest state in the nation, the Florida Department of Health launched the 2015 Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program.

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Books, Backpacks and Vaccinations: Getting Your Child’s Health Ready for School

Books, Backpacks and Vaccinations: Getting Your Child’s Health Ready for School

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and one of the best ways to protect children from the serious effects of certain diseases is through consistent vaccinations.

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Information on Vibrio vulnificus

Information on Vibrio vulnificus

Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that normally lives in warm seawater and is part of a group of vibrios that are called “halophilic” because they require salt.

Information on Ebola Virus Disease

Information on Ebola Virus Disease

Chikungunya

Chikungunya

Chikungunya fever (CHIK) is an infection caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). The virus is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, similar to West Nile and dengue viruses.