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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

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Tallahassee, Fla. –  The Florida Department of Health issued 25 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during December for serious violations including the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

We know that a healthy diet and exercise are the basics for achieving and maintaining good health, and that routine screenings for conditions and diseases of all sorts—blood pressure, mammograms, diabetes, even bi-yearly teeth cleanings—can prevent sickness and other health problems from taking root. So maybe it’s lack of awareness or just plain stigma that keeps many sexually-active adults from being screened for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Either way, STD screening is safe, confidential (as all health screenings are) and easy, and most STDs can be cured with antibiotics. STD screening is a normal part of taking care of your health.

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Healthy Lung Month runs all October as a time to raise awareness around the importance of healthy lungs. This month is an opportune time to familiarize yourself with common air quality concerns and to consult your doctor about any dangers to your lung health. Please read our recent article regarding Healthy Lung Month for more information.

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