Health

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Avoid Being Overcharged On Medical Bills

If you have paid a medical bill recently, there’s a good chance you paid too much. It’s a concept Jeremy Winetraub now understands...

Health Reform

Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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The South Miami Police Department and the Police Officers Trust Association teamed up with The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to raise money and help find a cure through a patrol car.  (Source: CBS4)

South Miami Police Hope To “Arrest” Type 1 Diabetes

More than a million people in the U.S. are affected with diabetes and many of them are children.

We all get annoyed by noises at times. Maybe it’s a song on the radio we can’t stand or a friend’s obnoxious laugh. But what happens when the noise becomes more than an annoyance?
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When Noise Is More Than An Annoyance

We all get annoyed by noises at times. Maybe it’s a song on the radio we can’t stand or a friend’s obnoxious laugh.

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Easy Tips To Keep Your July 4th Food Safe

For some folks, the Fourth of July means a backyard cook out or a picnic at the beach or in a park. But if they are not careful, their holiday barbecue could turn into a recipe for disaster.

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More Vaccines Available At Pharmacies Under New Law

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Hi-Tech Healing May Change The Way People Take Meds

Do you sometimes forget to take your daily dose of prescription medication?

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Families Challenge Children’s Removal From Specialized Medical Care

The families of four Florida children with special health-care needs have filed a challenge to a new state process that removed them from a program providing services to medically fragile kids.

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Local Dancer’s Sudden Death Prompts Parents To Push For EKGs

The sudden death of a South Florida dancer is changing the way some parents think about their kids’ heart health.

November 15, 2014: People signing up for healthcare at an open enrollment.  (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court Ruling A Victory For Florida, Obamacare

A major victory for the 1.6 million people in Florida who have insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace.

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Wish-Bone Dressing Recalled Over Mis-Labeling

More than 8,000 cases of Wish-Bone salad dressing have been recalled because the bottles contain an ingredient not listed on the label.

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Less-Invasive Sinus Surgery Provides Quick Relief For Patients

Chronic sinusitis is one of the most common reasons people head to the doctor. Traditionally, surgical options have been a last resort due to the painful side effects—but now that’s changing.

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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.