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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...

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Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

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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.

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Grant Money Awarded For Affordable Care Act Assistance

The University of South Florida is one of just three organizations in the state who will receive federal funds to help people sign up for health insurance during the second enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

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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.

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CBS4’s Rick Folbaum Sits Down With Charlie Crist

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is trying to win his old job back—but this time as a Democrat.

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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.

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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.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Signs are posted outside of a CVS store on November 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. CVS Caremark reported a 25 percent surge in third-quarter earnings with profits of $1.25 billion, or $1.02 per share, compared to $1.01 billion, or 79 cents a share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

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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.

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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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

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