New Government Numbers Show More Children Struggling With AutismSome new government figures just issued on the prevalence of autism in children across the country are stirring up controversy.
CDC: Most Middle & High Schools Start Too EarlyWhat time does your child’s school bell ring? If it’s before 8:30 AM, the Centers for Disease Control say it’s too early and may lead to insufficient sleep and related health risks.
Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Frozen Raw TunaA total of 62 people have been infected with salmonella linked to frozen raw tuna used in sushi.
Watch Out Flakka, DEA Says Heroin Is Making ComebackThe synthetic drug flakka has dominated headlines in South Florida. From mother abandoning her baby to a man impaled on a fence, all you hear about is flakka, flakka, flakka. But a well-known drug is making a comeback and the Drug Enforcement Agency is worried.
CDC: E-Cig Use By Florida Teens Has DoubledMore and more high school students are getting their nicotine fix from e-cigs instead of traditional 'cancer sticks'.
More Than 200 Sickened On Cruise Ships That Originated In Fort LauderdaleFederal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships.
As Experts Agree On Measles Vaccine, Parents Debate A debate over vaccinations is raging among South Florida parents after reports that measles outbreak at Disney land was spread by people who have not received the measles vaccine.
Governor Scott Defends Order On Ebola MonitoringGov. Rick Scott has made a move to protect Floridians from Ebola and now he's defending his decision. Monday, Gov. Scott said it's "the right thing to do" to protect Floridians.
As Gov. Scott Slams CDC Over Ebola, Airports Prepare For ThreatWhile Florida Governor Rick Scott severely criticized the Centers for Disease Control for not being responsive to the state's request Friday, South Florida airport officials had a frank talk about Ebola.
Health Official Answers Locals' Questions On Ebola There are many concerns and lots of questions regarding the deadly Ebola virus.
South Florida Preparing As Ebola Arrives In U.S.Florida international University's Dr. Aileen Marty had a teaching moment about contagions as she addressed a classroom full of future doctors Wednesday.
CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For EbolaA patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.