A 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
Multiple 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.
Florida Atlantic University officials announced Monday that two cases of chickenpox have been found on the Davie campus.
You 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.
A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.
Antibacterial 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.
Common South Florida pollutants are leading to a rapid increase in coral disease among South Florida coral reefs.
For 15 years Kristen Whitaker endured constant stomach pains. And then her doctor suggested she take an at-home genetics test.
Most 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.
Another three cases of fungal meningitis stemming from a tainted lot of methylprednisolone acetate (steroids) have been confirmed by the Florida Department of Health.