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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

(Source: AP/Peter Morrison)

Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

Health officials have begun to call “end game” on cigarette-smoking in America.

02/09/2014

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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

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

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Flu Season Is Upon Us

Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.

12/27/2013

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CDC Warns Of African Virus In Caribbean

A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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Broward County Exploring Smoking Ban In Parks

Parks in Broward County may soon be “no smoking” zones.

12/03/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Salmonella Case Tied To Foster Farms Outbreak Confirmed In Fla.

The Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday that one case of salmonellosis linked to Foster Farms chicken has been confirmed in the Sunshine State.

10/09/2013

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Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Falls In 18 States Including Florida

The childhood obesity rate, according to a new government report, is down in 18-states nationwide—with Florida as one of the state’s showing the largest decline.

08/06/2013

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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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