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NEW YORK - 1958:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.  Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

Health Officials: International Traveler Had Measles While In South Florida

The Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and...

Health Reform

Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Dee Gordon swipes a base for the Dodgers in 2014. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Marlins Stolen-Base Champ Dee Gordon Teams With Blechman Foundation to “Dee-Feat” Parkinson’s

Dee Gordon is already making an impact in South Florida before starting his first regular season game as the Miami Marlins’ new second baseman. After stealing an MLB-leading 64 bases in 2014, the Florida native and arguably the […]

Amy's Kitchen has recalled nearly 74,000 cases of their products over Listeria concerns. (Source: fda.gov)

Amy’s Kitchen Issues Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Amy’s Kitchen has recalled nearly 74,000 cases of their products over Listeria concerns.

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Florida #2 For Number Of Uninsured In State

When it comes residents without health insurance, Florida is number two in the nation. But not in a good way.

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

DES PLAINES, IL - OCTOBER 24:  In this photo illustration, a McChicken sandwich sits with typical Dollar Menu items sold at a  McDonald's restaurant on October 24, 2013 in Des Plaines, Illinois. McDonald's has announced it will make changes to its low-priced Dollar Menu, which includes items like coffee, small fries, hamburgers and apple pies. The new menu, dubbed the Dollar Menu and More, will offer some higher priced options such as the grilled Onion Cheddar Burger and a McChicken sandwich.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

McDonald’s To Stop Serving Chicken Raised On Antibiotics

A change is on its way to fast food giant McDonald’s menu.

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House Panel Approves Miami-Dade Needle Exchange Pilot Program

House members began moving forward Wednesday with a renewed effort to approve a pilot needle-exchange program in Miami-Dade County.

Trauma Foam (Source: CBS)

From Virtual To Reality: Life-Saving Trauma Foam

It looks like a simple caulking gun. But it’s no ordinary tool. “The potential impact is truly revolutionary,” says Dr. David King.

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Medicaid Fight May Cost Florida $1 Billion Federal Grant

Before the Florida Legislative season has even begun, they may be faced with a challenge to fill a $1 billion hole in the state’s health care budget.

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Prescription Costs On The Rise

Insurance companies are changing the way you pay for your prescription drugs. In some cases, the idea of a copay is going away.

Maestro V-Bloc (Source: CBS4)

“Appetite Pacemaker” May Help Battle Obesity

A new tool in the battle against obesity is a device that promises to turn off hunger.

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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.