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- 3 New Cases Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade Those pesky mosquitoes in South Florida are causing more problems. Health officials have issued a mosquito-borne disease alert for Miami-Dade County after confirming three more cases of locally acquired dengue fever.
- Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
- CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For Ebola A patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.
- Talking Baby: Baby Reflux In this edition of “Talking Baby”, we’ve all eaten things that didn’t agree with us. Perhaps you’ve gotten heartburn or nausea? Imagine a tiny baby having to deal with reflux. It’s more common than you might think.
- Celeb-Packed 'Stand Up To Cancer' Telecast Returns Friday Night Stand Up To Cancer is back in the spotlight. The show is returning to prime time Friday night Sept. 5th on CBS, and just about any channel, to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
- Doctors Reporting Medicaid HMO Problems The Associated Press interviewed doctors, parents and health advocates around Florida who said privatization has exacerbated problems first noticed in a pilot program eight years ago.
- CVS Stops Selling Cigarettes, Cigars The next time you go to a CVS store, you'll notice a big change behind the register. Tobacco products are no longer for sale at the company's 7,700 retail locations.
- New Way To Zap Away Tendinitis Pain There’s new way which serves as an alternative to medications and injections which some patients suffering from tendinitis are finding helpful.
- Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
- New Dengue Fever Cases Reported In Miami-Dade The agency said Friday three additional cases of locally acquired dengue fever have been reported.