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Officials Confirm Cases Of Dengue Fever Near S. Fla.

Health officials have issued an alert for mosquito-borne illness after four cases of four cases of dengue fever were confirmed along Florida’s Treasure Coast.

08/22/2013

Source: Department of Health

FL Health Officials Warn Of Freshwater Amoeba Attacks

A Florida boy continues to fight for his life at Miami Children’s Hospital after being infected by a brain-eating amoeba nearly two weeks ago.

CBS4–08/16/2013

Anthony Bosch, the founder of a Coral Gables anti-aging clinic, agreed to talk to MLB about players who allegedly came to his now-closed Biogenesis of America clinic for PEDs. (Source: CBS4)

Biogenesis Whistleblower: Cops Dropped The Ball In Steroid Scandal

As Major League Baseball doles out penalties to Alex Rodriguez and a dozen other baseball players who were clients of Tony Bosch and his steroid peddling clinic Biogenesis, the question arises: Why hasn’t law enforcement been more involved?

CBS4–08/06/2013

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

Cyclospora Cases Increase Again In FL

New cases of a stomach bug that has infected people in 15 states have been reported in Florida.

08/01/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Water Advisory Still In Effect For Parts Of Miami Beach

After Tuesday’s wastewater line leakage in Miami Beach, a water advisory is still in effect for the Collins Canal, Indian Creek to 51st and Surprise Lake. The one for Biscayne Bay, however, has been lifted.

06/28/2013

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Tighter Security Coming For Prescription Database

In an effort to protect patient information, state health officials announced an increase in security of its statewide prescription drug datatbase.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

Sandor Guillen in court on Monday March 11, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Prescriptions In DUI Case Called “Illegal”

Sandor Guillen is charged with DUI manslaughter, but his case may spawn a second investigation into how he came to possess prescription drugs.

CBS4–03/14/2013

Jackson Health System (Source: CBS4)

Jackson Hospitals Take Trauma Center Criteria To Court

After being denied new trauma facilities, two hospitals in Miami’s Jackson Health System have filed legal challenges arguing that the Florida Department of Health made “selective” decisions about allowing new trauma facilities.

CBS4–01/16/2013

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

New Case Of Fungal Meningitis Confirmed In Florida

Another case of fungal meningitis stemming from a contaminated drug has been confirmed in Florida.

CBS4–11/19/2012

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Rare Meningitis Outbreak Grows; 2 Cases In Florida

The Florida Department of Health is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other states following the outbreak of a rare form of meningitis in five states, including Florida.

CBS4–10/04/2012

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