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Palm Coast Physician Florence Fruehan Accused Of Groping Female Patient; State Orders Him Restricted

| August 8, 2018

Long-time physician Florence R. Fruehan of Palm Coast Urgent Care, who is also an elected official, is under an Emergency Restriction Order from the State Department of Health.

Childhood Cancer Clusters in Florida and The Department of Health’s Lethal Silence

| June 9, 2015

Five years have passed since the University of West Florida’s Dr. Raid Amin and his team alerted the state to the presence of cancer clusters in Florida, the state Department of Health remains mum, seemingly uninterested in investigating the issue.

Coitus Prophylacticus: Advocacy Lawsuit Wants Florida Porn Flicks To Wear a Condom

| September 5, 2013

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a complaint with the Florida Department of Health, targeting a South Florida-based company it charges with making an adult video without protecting the performers from sexually transmitted diseases via the use of condoms.

Children in Nursing Homes: Florida Rejects Court Oversight in Dispute With U.S. Justice

| November 30, 2012

The Department of Justice in September threatened legal action over Florida’s violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by improperly placing disabled children in nursing homes and threatened legal action. Florida wants to resolve the dispute but opposes federal court oversight.

Criminal Backgrounds of Health Providers: Florida’s Licensing System Is All Cavities

| April 22, 2011

Dentists, doctors and pharmacists can still practice in Florida even after committing crimes, while the Department of Health passes over criminal backgrounds in a lax and self-reported licensing procedure.

30 Days to Go, $3.8 Billion to Find: Lawmakers Set to Flatline Health Care Programs

| April 11, 2011

Hospitals, Medicaid, the poor, the very sick and the Department of Health would all face severe cutbacks as the Legislature enters its session’s second half, with abortion, pill mills and medical malpractice issues yet unresolved.

Florida Department of Health Would Cut 1,600 Jobs and Move Out of Primary Care

| March 2, 2011

The plan doubles the original estimate of job losses at the department. Of those jobs, almost 1,050 would be outsourced or privatized, for budget reductions of $185 million.

Pill Mill Regulation Price Tag in Florida: $65 Million; Medicine Board Approves New Rules

| January 26, 2011

The $65 million cost of the proposed pill mill rules would be due to urine test requirements on patients and other minor costs that would be spread out among 1,300 pain management clinics and tens of thousands of patients.

Legislators Bash Pill Mill Crackdown Delays They — and Gov. Rick Scott — Provoked

| January 13, 2011

Florida senators are complaining about the state department of health’s slow implementation of pill mill crackdowns. But the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott are to blame for the delays.


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