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Getting A Second Medical Opinion Online

A 25-year Johns Hopkins study has concluded that diagnostic mistakes are most costly and do more harm to patients than surgical or...

Health Reform

Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Organovo uses 3D printing technology that could one day build made-to-order human organs. (Source: CBS4)

3D Printer Could Be Used To Create Human Body Parts

A biotech firm is on the cutting edge of creating organ tissue outside the human body.

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Medicaid Enrollment On The Rise In Florida

Florida’s Medicaid rolls are expanding under the Affordable Care Act. While the state’s Republican lawmakers remain staunchly opposed to expanding Medicaid, an additional 245,000 Floridians signed up for it on top of the previous average monthly enrollments.

(Source: CBS4)

A New Way To Treat A Common Problem At The Dentist

No more dreading the dentist, now there’s a new quick and easy way to treat a common problem which is being called an important breakthrough.

Governor Rick Scott met with seniors in Miami to talk about the Affordable Care Act and what he said were cuts to the Medicare Advantage program.  (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Political Ad Comes Under Fire

Governor Rick Scott met with seniors in Miami to talk about the Affordable Care Act and what he said were cuts to the Medicare Advantage program.

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Some Doctors Getting Millions From Medicare

A South Florida doctor topped the list of Medicare pay outs in 2012. That’s the finding of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration.

(Source: CBS4)

Doctors Warn Of Potentially Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

Most people know it’s important to get freckles and moles checked out by a doctor, but a small spot under your nail could be just as dangerous.

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Bill Takes On Unlicensed Health Clinics

There is one simple way for a Florida medical clinic to avoid being licensed and undergoing an annual inspection: Don’t accept insurance.

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Orange Bowl Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

The Orange Bowl hosted a health and wellness fair on Saturday for it’s second consecutive year.

(Source: Medscape.com)

Doctors, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of New Rx Painkiller

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

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Fit Friday’s On The Road Workout

If you can’t find time to go to the gym, because you’re traveling for work or pleasure, there is an easy solution.

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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.