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Cuba hosted a summit on Ebola.  (Source: CBS)

Cuba To Host Ebola Summit

The fight against Ebola has created grounds for an unlikely alliance between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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An example of costume contact lenses often worn on Halloween. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Decorative Contact Lenses Can Be Dangerous Addition To Halloween Costume

Wearing decorative contact lenses could be a dangerous accessory to your Halloween costume. While they may seem fun, they can permanently damage vision.

It sounds like science fiction. The idea that bad memories could be erased with a flash of light.  Well, the future is here - at least for mice.  (Source: CBS)

Scientists Working On Zapping Bad Memories

It sounds like science fiction. The idea that bad memories could be erased with a flash of light. Well, the future is here – at least for mice.

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As Gov. Scott Slams CDC Over Ebola, Airports Prepare For Threat

While Florida Governor Rick Scott severely criticized the Centers for Disease Control for not being responsive to the state’s request Friday, South Florida airport officials had a frank talk about Ebola.

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Health Officials Tracking Down FLL Travelers

Health officials are in the process of tracking down dozens of passengers who flew to and from Fort Lauderdale this week on Frontier airlines. It’s the very same jetliner the nurse who is sick with Ebola took to Dallas a day earlier.

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FLL Finalizes Ebola Protocol Amid Infected Nurse Developments

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport finalized its protocol amid developments that a nurse who was later found to have Ebola was on a jetliner that later made a trip to Fort Lauderdale.

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation

In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.

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With Ebola In The Headlines, Officials Worry About Other Maladies

Officials are asking travelers to stay calm after hearing the second nurse with Ebola was on a jet liner the day before her diagnosis. While Ebola is making the headlines, it’s not the only malady that could arrive by jetliner.

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Governor Wants State Hospital Workers Prepared For Ebola

Governor Rick Scott, in South Florida for Wednesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate, wants Florida hospital workers to be prepared for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient.

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When One More Glass Of Wine Is Too Many

Do you love to enjoy a glass of wine or two at dinner or at the end of a long day? How do you know when one more glass of wine is one glass too many?

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South Florida Airports Fine Tune Plan For Possible Ebola Scenario

In the wake of Ebola, South Florida’s major airports have been fine tuning their highly intricate emergency plans which spells out the response to an Ebola scenario.

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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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