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- Scott: "No Confirmed Cases Of Ebola In Florida" Florida is monitoring six people who recently traveled to Ebola-affected areas in West Africa, Gov. Rick Scott told state lawmakers during a conference call Tuesday.
- More Younger Women Losing Hair Over Stress An increasing number of younger women facing stress in their daily lives are coming to grips with a new and devastating problem – stress related hair loss.
- High Tech Gadgets Help Moderate Food Intake Losing weight can be a real challenge, but now there is high tech help available to help moderate the amount of food eaten.
- New Home Test For Colon Cancer Now Available Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancers creening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.
- Local Hospital Staff Demonstrate New Ebola Protocol To start the week off, doctors and nurses at Jackson Memorial Hospital demonstrated new protocol on how to properly treat a person with the Ebola virus.
- Gov. Scott Issues Order Over Ebola Monitoring Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an order Saturday mandating health monitoring for anyone coming back from an Ebola affected area.
- South Florida Nurses Blast Hospitals Over Ebola Preps South Florida nurses are calling on their employers to make sure they’re prepared for an Ebola case here.
- Local Congresswoman Worries About Ebola Threat From Cuba With no flights or cargo ships connecting South Florida to West Africa, there’s no reason to be concerned of a case in the area but every reason to be prepared.
- 3D Printing Technology Being Used For Customized Knee Transplants For people with knee injuries or significant knee pain, finding relief is often difficult. New technology could soon get patients moving again.
- 'Moon Suits' & Giant Plastic Tarps Part Of Ft. Lauderdale Ebola Protection If a person is experiencing Ebola-like symptoms and is picked up by paramedics, that person will be riding in what rescue personnel call a big plastic bag.
- 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.