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Health

Company brings free medical, dental, vision clinic to Pensacola

A company that offers free dental, vision and medical services expects to serve 1,000 people during a Pensacola event in early December. Read full story

Health

New study examines public health effects of 2014 Escambia County flood

Some ZIP codes saw increased hospitalizations and emergency room visits connected to the flood, others saw decrease, study finds. Read full story

Community

United Way reports on a year’s worth of community building

United Way of Escambia County's annual meeting highlights nonprofit's community impact as fiscal year closes

United Way of Escambia County's annual meeting highlights the nonprofit's community impact in education, health and financial stability as fiscal year closes. Read full story

Government

Telehealth, transparency move forward in House

Bills aimed at increasing the use of "telehealth" to remotely provide medical services and at offering greater transparency in health-care costs are moving forward in Tallahassee. Read full story

Economy

Baptist Health Care’s expansion fever

One of Pensacola's largest employers has three projects in the works to grow their service footprint, expand access to care

Baptist Health Care, one of Pensacola's largest employers, has three projects in the works to grow their service footprint and expand access to care Read full story

Health

Shannon’s Window: Keeping the uninsured caught in the safety net

If you don’t have health insurance, try not to sick — for at least three to five more years. Read full story

Health

Shannon’s Window: An investment we can live with

Helping people make better health choices isn't only good for the waistline — it's good business' bottom line. Read full story

Health

Can Pensacola build a culture of health?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation lauded eight communities for their commitment to their community's health. Can Pensacola join them some day? Read full story

Health

Bill would boost autism screening

A bill filed this week in the Florida House could place new requirements on health insurers related to the screening of children for autism spectrum disorder. Read full story

Health

Shannon’s Window: What the new YMCA means to you

The groundbreaking for the new $15 million downtown YMCA can be a sign we are ready to cure what ails us. Read full story

Health

The food you love may be killing you

A six-year study by the University of Alabama found that people who followed 'the Southern diet' were at a greater risk of heart disease, and many lived on $20,000 a year or less. Read full story

Health

New YMCA a ‘cornerstone of downtown Pensacola’

The new downtown YMCA will break ground Aug. 13 and Baptist Health Care will be the Y's primary partner in community health and wellness outreach efforts. Read full story