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Cyclospora Outbreak Has Sickened 24 In Florida

The cyclospora outbreak stretching across the nation has now sickened 24 people in Florida, according to state health officials.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

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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.

07/27/2013

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CDC: Majority Of Public Pools Test Positive For Fecal Contamination

It’s one of the most classic scenes in comedic movie history, but the “Baby Ruth pool scene” in Caddyshack may be closer to reality than swimmers may like.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

Passengers aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned Friday claiming a virus outbreak aboard the ship. (Source: CBS4/Summer Knowles)

Passengers: We Returned From Cruise With Norovirus

For the second time in as many weeks, passengers returned from a vacation at sea with claims of hazardous health conditions aboard their cruise ship.

CBS4–03/08/2013

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CDC Warns Of SARS-Related Virus From Middle East

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new warning to state and local health officials about a virus that is related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and appeared for the first time in September 2012.

CBS Miami–03/08/2013

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CDC Warns Of Spread Of Deadly Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

An antibiotic-resistant family of bacteria continues to spread throughout the U.S. health care system and is now prompting warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

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This Year’s Flu Season Off To An Early & Aggressive Start

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this is the earliest flu outbreak in a decade.

CBS4–01/08/2013

Broward Schools say someone at Olsen Middle School contracted Legionnaires' Disease. (CBS4)

Legionnaires’ Scare At Dania Beach School

Parents at Olson Middle School in Dania Beach are being told to keep an eye on their kids after someone at the school was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease.

12/11/2012

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Something Extra: Sexy Smoking?

Congress outlawed advertising tobacco products on television more than forty years ago.

CBS4–12/10/2012

Bryant De La Cruz's battle with a headache ended with him passing away from bacterial meningitis. (Source: Anielka Gonzalez)

Man Dies of Bacterial Meningitis Hours After Symptoms Surface

A second deadly case in as many months of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed in South Florida, Miami-Dade County Health officials said Wednesday.

CBS4–11/14/2012

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