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- DIY Tattoos: Trend Or Trouble? Tempted to get a tattoo? Today, people from all walks of life have tattoos, which might lead you to believe that tattoos are completely safe. But beware—there may be associated health risks.
- Co-Chairs Host Leadership Breakfast For 2015 Broward Heart Walk Whether you’re a blue collar worker or a CEO, heart disease doesn’t discriminate. Rick Case and Dr. Edward Savage, co-chairs for the 2015 Broward Heart Walk, held a leadership breakfast on Wednesday morning to spread the word about America’s number...
- Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
- Scientists Figuring Out How To Zap Away Cravings Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain with electricity.
- Head Of Healthcare Union In South Florida Urges More Ebola Preparedness Federal officials held an informational conference call on Ebola Monday and among the thousands of people listening was the head of the local Healthcare Workers Union that represents 4,000 healthcare workers.
- Cuba To Host Ebola Summit The fight against Ebola has created grounds for an unlikely alliance between the U.S. and Cuba.
- Decorative Contact Lenses Can Be Dangerous Addition To Halloween Costume Wearing decorative contact lenses could be a dangerous accessory to your Halloween costume. While they may seem fun, they can permanently damage vision.
- Scientists Working On Zapping Bad Memories It sounds like science fiction. The idea that bad memories could be erased with a flash of light. Well, the future is here - at least for mice.
- As Gov. Scott Slams CDC Over Ebola, Airports Prepare For Threat While Florida Governor Rick Scott severely criticized the Centers for Disease Control for not being responsive to the state's request Friday, South Florida airport officials had a frank talk about Ebola.
- Health Officials Tracking Down FLL Travelers Health officials are in the process of tracking down dozens of passengers who flew to and from Fort Lauderdale this week on Frontier airlines. It's the very same jetliner the nurse who is sick with Ebola took to Dallas a day earlier.
- FLL Finalizes Ebola Protocol Amid Infected Nurse Developments Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport finalized its protocol amid developments that a nurse who was later found to have Ebola was on a jetliner that later made a trip to Fort Lauderdale.
- Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.
- With Ebola In The Headlines, Officials Worry About Other Maladies Officials are asking travelers to stay calm after hearing the second nurse with Ebola was on a jet liner the day before her diagnosis. While Ebola is making the headlines, it’s not the only malady that could arrive by jetliner.
- Governor Wants State Hospital Workers Prepared For Ebola Governor Rick Scott, in South Florida for Wednesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate, wants Florida hospital workers to be prepared for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient.
- When One More Glass Of Wine Is Too Many Do you love to enjoy a glass of wine or two at dinner or at the end of a long day? How do you know when one more glass of wine is one glass too many?