According to Stat News, the most common physical injury diagnosis in Florida, as documented in health insurance claims, are head injuries. That explains a lot. It explains the butthurt Facebook comments full of typos and atrocious grammar that manifest every time we troll the Florida Mans and Florida Womans of the state. Head injuries. That’s why people in Florida still deny climate change. Head injuries. That’s why they shoot each other over parking spaces. Head injuries. It has to be that. It just has to be… Full Story »
Since 2007, at least 82,000 guns have been reported stolen in Florida and never found. Full Story »
(WTFF) – We regrettably inform our dear Floridians that MTV is coming to The Panhandle to film a new scripted reality show called “Floribama Shore.”
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Once again, we’re in first place! …Well, at least for consumer complaints about fraud and identity theft.
Residents of the Sunshine State filed more complaints per capita about problems with debt collectors, imposter scams, telephone services and other issues, while the state ranked second with consumer complaints about ID theft, according to a new report from the Federal Trade Commission.
The Sarasota-Manatee region ranked 49th nationwide for complaints about fraud and related problems in 2016. Consumers filed 3,649 such gripes, or 475 per 100,000 residents.
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Union County has the highest rate of HIV/AIDS, lung cancer, and malignant skin melanoma fatalities in the country.
Death by HIV/AIDS: 65.67/100,000 deaths
Death by malignant skin melanoma: 7.24/100,000 deaths
Death by lung cancer: 231/100,000 deaths
Great job, Florida! You’re number one again! …in fatal child drownings. Full Story »
Florida Counties by STD Rate:
Total Gonorrhea, Chlamydia & Infectious Syphilis, 2015
* – Indicates the county rate is statistically significantly different from the statewide rate.
Sorted by Rate from highest to lowest. Full Story »
Ladies and Gentlemen, I think it actually fucking happened… within the last 24 hours, as everyone scrambles to prepare for Hurricane Irma by purchasing copious amounts of drugs and alcohol, the news stations have not reported any stories of outlandishly depraved nonsense taking place… Either everyone’s too busy to get in trouble, or the news stations are making more money by just reporting stormy weather. Unless anyone can prove me wrong, we have officially earned this certificate. Good fucking job, Florida.
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