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Chia Powder Linked To Salmonella Illnesses

Health officials are warning consumers of chia powder which has been linked to salmonella illnesses.

06/13/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Female brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik.  Source: University of Florida Entomology & Nematology, Photograph by Jeffrey Lotz, DPI.

Lakeland Man Dies From Brown Recluse Spider’s Bite

A Lakeland man who said he suffered a spider bite last summer has died.

02/27/2014

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CDC Investigate Outbreak On Cruise Which Docked In S.Fla.

Health officials from the Centers For Disease Control are investigating an outbreak on a cruise ship which docked on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale.

02/23/2014

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Two People Die Of Flu-Related Symptoms In Broward

Health experts say the state’s flu season is just getting started. Broward Health officials, on Wednesday, received reports of two flu-related deaths.

01/22/2014

January 17, 2014: The Majesty of the Seas.  (Source: CBS4)

Norovirus “Season” Is Upon Us

The “season” for norovirus, a gastrointestinal illness, has arrived in South Florida. Norovirus outbreaks can occur throughout the year. But, more than 80% of the outbreaks occur from November to April according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Quickly Spreading In Caribbean

The chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

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Deadly Flu Season Impacting Florida

Flu season is in full swing across the country and in central Florida at least 12 people have died from influenza since last October, including five people under 40 years old.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

Experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.  (Source: CBS)

Asthma Misdiagnosed More Often Than You Would Think

Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. However, experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.

01/07/2014

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