Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
The second confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the U.S. is in Orlando.
Broward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.
A Lakeland man who said he suffered a spider bite last summer has died.
It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re probably planning to celebrate with a romantic dinner, boxes of chocolate, and flowers. But if you’re looking for a way to break out of your V-Day rut, you might want to hit the gym with your loved one.
Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis. The numbers haven’t budged over a decade, despite soda use declining. Instead, energy drinks are becoming the increasingly common source of much of the caffeine intake.
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.
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.
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.
Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.
Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.