Carina Blackmore

Miami Children's Hospital (Source: CBS4)

Boy Battling Rare Infection That Is Attacking His Brain

A 12-year old boy from the Ft. Myers area is being treated at Miami Children’s Hospital after he contracted a rare and deadly infection that is attacking his brain.


A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

23 Cases Of Intestinal Illness Reported In Florida

A widespread stomach bug, which causes diarrhea and other flu-like symptoms, has Florida health officials looking for more answers about the state’s 23 cases.



Start Of Rainy Season Brings Mosquito Invasion

An early start to the summer’s rainy season has brought an invasion of unwanted visitors – mosquitoes. Mosquito control agencies in both Miami-Dade and Broward are using trucks and planes to spray for the pesky critters which could pose potential health problems.