Tag Archives: Florida

Florida could require a prescription for certain sunscreens that could harm coral reefs

Sen. Linda Stewart’s proposed bill would require a prescription to use sunscreens with oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals found in most sunscreens that effectively protect against UV radiation but, researchers suggest, can also cause coral bleaching and eventually kill reefs. Under the bill, their sale would be banned without a prescription.”Reef-safe” sunscreens that leave out… Read More »

Florida baby named after Hurricane Dorian: ‘A storm I definitely won’t forget’

The proud parents of a newborn baby boy have chosen a unique middle name for their son, whose due date was pegged for a few weeks after Hurricane Dorian, but instead arrived ahead of the storm’s wrath. Tadashia Dorian Davis was born on Sept. 2, two weeks ahead of his expected Sept. 14 arrival, and… Read More »

Florida Department Of Health Looks For Ways To Improve Nutrition Program – CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Florida Department of Health is seeking input about how a nutrition program for women, infants and children can be improved and is giving people three weeks to send comments to Tallahassee. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, commonly referred to as WIC, serves low- and moderate-income pregnant,… Read More »