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Doctor and Patient (Source: CBS4)

More Patients, Doctors Engaging In ‘Group Visits’

People ride the bus, go to games and eat with strangers , so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?

CBS Miami–08/27/2013

The body of a female mosquito fills up and balloons as she sucks blood from a photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Dengue Fever Advisory For Two Central Florida Counties

If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.

CBS Miami–08/25/2013

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Greek Yogurt Products Could Do More Harm Than Good

The virtues of Greek yogurt quickly became well known in South Florida and grocery stores have had a hard time keeping it in stock.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

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Sleeping With Someone May Help You Get A Better Rest

Would you get a better night’s sleep if you slept next to someone or slept alone?

CBS Miami–05/21/2013

(Source: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Sunrise To Put Free Chlorine In Water This Week

Starting Monday, residents of Weston, Southwest Ranches and Davie who get their wather from the City of Sunrise will notice a different taste.

02/17/2013

Devin Wair has adopted a healthier lifestyle to lose weight.  (Source: CBS4)

Teen Battles Childhood Obesity One Day At A Time

The problem of childhood obesity is growing at an alarming rate. An estimated 12 and half million children and teens in the United States are obese. That’s putting kids at risk for diseases that only adults used to get.

CBS4–11/12/2012

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Back-To-School Health Fair Offers Free Immunizations

For South Florida families, back-to-school time can get expensive: new clothes, supplies, backpacks. Fortunately, Jackson North Medical Center trimmed one necessary expense: immunizations.

CBS Miami–07/21/2012

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crisis Looms: Food Assistance Facing $16B Cuts

Nearly 18 percent of Florida’s residents could soon be struggling to feed their families.

CBS Miami–07/21/2012

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Whooping Cough On The Rise In South Florida

Students in Broward and Miami-Dade public schools are required to do it. Doctors warn against skipping it. Despite those facts, fewer South Floridians are getting vaccinations for whooping cough, and cases in 2012 have skyrocketed.

CBS Miami–07/20/2012