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Fla. Group Providing 200,000 Students With Free Flu Shots

Florida’s flu vaccination rates are well below the national average and a Florida organization plans to fix this problem by...

Health Reform

Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Talking Baby: Infant Massage

In today’s Talking Baby, we are looking at infant massage. It sounds like a way to spoil your baby, but it turns out it offers a lot of health benefits as well.

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South Florida Teenager Tackles Difficult Issue Of Transgender

A new book that tackles the topic of transgender children is co-authored by a teenager from South Florida who has first-hand experience with the often misunderstood issue.

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First Locally-Acquired Case Of Chikungunya Fever For Broward County

Health officials in Broward County have issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after the first locally acquired case of Chikungunya Fever was documented in the county.

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

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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 Miami-Dade County after confirming three more cases of locally acquired dengue fever.

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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.

WebMD Health News
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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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