The Florida Legislature is back in Tallahassee this week after ending their regular session three days early. Things fell apart after the House and Senate could not agree on how to get health insurance to the state’s low income residents. The standoff has real consequences for health care in our area, in particular at UF Health Jacksonville. UF Health CEO Russ Armistead joins us with his thoughts about the way forward for health care funding in Florida.
We speak with Mayo Clinic oncologist and nationally recognized melanoma expert Dr. Richard Joseph about prevention and treatment of that type of skin cancer.
New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe joins us to discuss her new book "Summer's End" and her appearance at the Amelia Island Book Festival this week.
And Electro Lounge host David Luckin stops by with a taste of the new songs he's spinning on 89.9 FM this week.
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