Four Whooping Cough Cases Confirmed In Broward CountyBroward County, in the past two weeks, has had four recent cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The disease is serious, and can be fatal—especially in babies under one.
Health Official Answers Locals' Questions On Ebola There are many concerns and lots of questions regarding the deadly Ebola virus.
Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.
Getting A Second Medical Opinion OnlineA 25-year Johns Hopkins study has concluded that diagnostic mistakes are most costly and do more harm to patients than surgical or medication errors. That stunning finding is one of the reasons a new telemedicine service was created right here in South Florida. CBS4'S Brian Andrews introduces you to secondopinions.com
Focus on South Florida: MS WalkMultiple Sclerosis is an auto-immune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. The cause is not clear and there is no cure. The MS Walk Miami raises money for research to find a cure, CBS4 is a sponsor. Eliott Rodriguez returns as the event emcee. We focus on spreading awareness of this killer disease and the upcoming walk.
2 Cases Of Chickenpox Reported At FAUFlorida Atlantic University officials announced Monday that two cases of chickenpox have been found on the Davie campus.
Experts: Spike In Children With Acid RefluxYou may think of it as an adult issue, but some experts report they're seeing a spike in numbers of children with acid reflux. It can be a painful problem, with a wide range of symptoms.
CDC Warns Of African Virus In CaribbeanA debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.
FDA: Antibacterial Soaps Don't Stop GermsAntibacterial soaps have exploded in the last 10 years as a way to cut down on germs. The only problem is the FDA now says the antibacterial chemicals don’t stop the transmission of germs and could instead be a danger to your health.
Study: South Florida Pollutants Increase Coral Reef DiseaseCommon South Florida pollutants are leading to a rapid increase in coral disease among South Florida coral reefs.
At-Home Genetic Test Reveals Risk Of Developing Common DiseasesFor 15 years Kristen Whitaker endured constant stomach pains. And then her doctor suggested she take an at-home genetics test.
Poll Taps Into America's ParanoiaMost of the time, polls simply reflect the horserace between two selected candidates. But the folks at Public Policy Polling decided to have some fun and do a poll about the conspiracy theories that exist today and the results were…enlightening.