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People lined up at the help center inside the Mall of the Americas to wait to talk face to face with someone who could help.  (Source: CBS4)

Help For Affordable Health Care Last Minute Enrollees

The deadline to sign up for health insurance to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act have come and gone.

04/01/2014

President Barack Obama

ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

People lined up at the help center inside the Mall of the Americas to wait to talk face to face with someone who could help.  (Source: CBS4)

Website Problems Stall Sign-Ups For Health Insurance In West Miami-Dade

Visitors packed the Mall of the Americas Monday night to shop for health insurance.

03/31/2014

(Source: CBSMiami)

Stop ‘Emotional Vampires’ From Draining Your Time, Energy

There are relationships that can drain and overwhelm us, caused by people who exhibit an excessive need for our attention.

03/30/2014

(AP)

Study: Married People Have Fewer Heart Problems

Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.

03/30/2014

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New Drugs Shown To Dramatically Reduce Cholesterol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new class of experimental medicines have shown to dramatically lower cholesterol, raising hopes of a fresh option for people who can’t tolerate or don’t get enough help statin drugs, like Lipitor, […]

03/30/2014

Health Care

Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

Miami Children’s Hospital’s has opened 20 new exam rooms in their Emergency Department as part of an expansion project.   (Source: Miami Children's Hospital)

Miami Children’s Hospital Expands Emergency Department

No parent likes to wait for medical attention when their child is in pain. To better serve the community, Miami Children’s Hospital’s has opened 20 new exam rooms in their Emergency Department as part of an expansion project.

03/25/2014

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Shigellosis Cases On The Rise In Miami-Dade

Hey kids – wash your hands. State health workers in Miami-Dade are urging parents, schools and day care centers to take precautionary measures after they noted an increase in the number of Shigellosis cases recently.

03/25/2014

Breast Cancer/Mammogram

Doctors: BRCA Gene Increases Chances Of Uterine Tumors

New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.

03/24/2014

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Chopper 4 flew over the start of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure October 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

2013 Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure

The 2013 Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure took place October 19, 2013. CBS4 was a proud sponsor of the event that attracted more than 30,000 people.

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