FSU professors available to provide perspective on fight against HIV/AIDS

March 22, 2017

HealthyCal: Del Mar Offers Caregivers A Helping Hand In Salinas Caregivers Resource Center supports residents dealing with Alzheimer's and other memory impairment disorders ... They offer services that range from respite care so that a full-time caregiver can get a break away from caregiving; care planning that connects caregivers with resources in the community and helps them to develop plans to share duties with other family members or friends (Flores, 11/22).

The Baltimore Sun: Low-Income Women To Get Free Health Planning ServicesNearly 35,000 low-income women in the state are now eligible for free pregnancy counseling, contraception and screenings for sexually transmitted diseases and breast cancer under a program that starts at the beginning of the year. ... The program was made possible by the Family Planning Works Act, legislation enacted during the last General Assembly session (Walker, 11/21). 

The Baltimore Sun: Audit Criticizes State Medical Board For Backlog Of ComplaintsThe state Board of Physicians has a serious backlog of complaints and a growing timeline for resolving it, according to a newly released legislative audit of the agency charged with protecting the public from bad doctors. It also isn't keeping complete records and its actions lack transparency, sometimes in violation of open meetings laws, the review says (Cohn, 11/21). 

The Miami Herald: UM's Sovereign Immunity Savings Should Be Passed On To Jackson, Legislator SaysThe chairman of the Miami-Dade legislative delegation has sent a blistering letter to the University of Miami, saying he finds it "extremely troubling" that the UM medical school does not plan to share its savings from a new sovereign-immunity legal status with cash-strapped Jackson Health System (Dorschner, 11/21).

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