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File photo: The focus of the FBI search at the Vitreo-Retinal Consultants Eye Center was reportedly Dr. Salomon Melgen’s finances. (Source: CBS4)

Wealthy Florida Doctor Linked To Senator Back In News

A wealthy Florida doctor whose offices were raided by the FBI and who allowed a U.S. senator to use his private jet is again under scrutiny for receiving more money from the taxpayer-funded Medicare program than any other doctor.

04/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.

04/01/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

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Nurse Practitioners Could Soon Prescribe Controlled Substances

The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.

03/06/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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SKYdoc Looks To Help Sick Travelers

Every traveler has been there at least once. A long trip out of town and you start to feel a little under the weather. Now, a group of Miami hotels are using technology to try to solve this problem.

CBS Miami–02/13/2014

Web Symptoms (Source: CBS4)

‘Symptom Checkers’ Available Online If You Can’t Reach A Doctor

Feeling sick? Many people turn to the Web to diagnose themselves, but that can be dangerous. Now doctors are coming up with an online remedy.

CBS Miami–01/05/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Short-Term Back Pain Could Cause More Problems Down The Road

Just about everyone has back pain now and then, but, according to recent research, the back pain people suffer from now, could possibly indicate more back troubles to come.

CBS Miami–09/03/2013

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