‘Test And Treat’ A Strong New Option For New HIV PatientsPeople who test positive for HIV can now get treatment the same day. No more waiting, they take can take the first pill when diagnosed.
Busy Doctors Embrace Routine HIV TestingMore physicians are recommending an HIV test during a patient’s routine visit, but DOH-Broward and the CDC would like more to be on board.
Why Wait? People Can Start Taking HIV Medicine The Day They Are DiagnosedResearch shows starting HIV medication quickly can help lower the amount of virus in your blood, helping you, loved ones & the community.
Hitting The Beach To Educate About HIVThird Annual Beach Blitz is major HIV prevention & education effort, FDOH in Broward increased condom distribution & conducting HIV surveys
Health Department: Pembroke Pines Residents Should Consult Docs Before Drinking WaterWorried about the water in a South Florida city, the Health Department is urging people to check with their doctor to make sure it's safe to drink it.
House Moves Forward On Medical MarijuanaA Florida House panel gave a thumbs-up Tuesday to a medical-marijuana proposal castigated by supporters of Amendment 2.
Judge Tosses Out Trauma System PlanA judge rejected a plan by the Florida Department of Health that likely would have led to an increase in trauma centers across the state.
HIV Activist Becomes Advocate For PrEPTruvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxis ("PrEP") lowers the risk of contracting HIV by blocking the virus from infecting the body.
Miami-Dade Animal Services To Host Rabies Vaccination Event ThursdayIn the wake of a Miami-Dade rabies alert, Animal Services will host a pet vaccination event in Kendall on Thursday.
Raccoon Hit By Car Tests Positive For Rabies, 2nd Case In Miami-DadeThe second confirmed case of a rabid animal in Miami-Dade has forced the expansion of the rabies alert issued by the Department of Health earlier in the week.
Veterinarian Doesn’t Believe Rabies Alert Perimeter Goes Far EnoughA local veterinarian attacked by a rabid raccoon in Kendall says the perimeter for the first rabies alert in Miami-Dade County in 16 years doesn't go far enough.
Rabies Alert In Miami-Dade First Since 2001A day after a rabies alert was issued in Miami-Dade County, health officials are informing the public on how to keep their pets safe.