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Advocates To Sign Up Uninsured At Calle Ocho

Taking their push to the people, advocates for the Affordable Care Act will be at Calle Ocho on Sunday.

03/09/2014

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Florida Medicaid Expansion Losing Steam

As many other Republican-led states grudgingly begin to implement forms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, the prospects for expansion in Florida is looking increasingly grim.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

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Website Helps Patients Solve Medical Mysteries

At one time or another most people have turned to Google to self-diagnose an illness or injury. A new website is taking that idea even further now where teams of strangers can work together to diagnose people they have never met before.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

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More Young Adults Signing Up For Health Care

While overall enrollment remained stagnant last month, the number of young adults signing up for health care in the new federal marketplace is increasing in Florida.

02/12/2014

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Googled By Your Doctor

You wouldn’t think twice about Googling information about your doctor, or dentist, but what if you found out they were also looking up information about you online?

02/11/2014

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House Looks To Give Nurse Practitioners More Power

In an issue that could spur a health-care industry fight, a House select committee Monday will take up a 155-page bill that would give nurse practitioners independence to provide medical services without physician supervision.

02/06/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Pedestrians walk by a CVS store on November 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. CVS Caremark reported a 25 percent surge in third-quarter earnings with profits of $1.25 billion, or $1.02 per share, compared to $1.01 billion, or 79 cents a share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CVS Kicks The Habit, Will Stop Selling Tobacco Products

National pharmacy giant CVS announced Wednesday that it will stop selling tobacco products at all of its 7,600 drugstores across the nation.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

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Fla. Medicaid Decision May Cost Businesses Millions

The GOP-led Florida Legislature quickly rejected Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act a few years ago, but the decision may impact a key Republican constituency, businesses.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

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Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health Contributions

The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

People who have tried to sign up for insurance on the Spanish version of the federal health care website have run into their own set of difficulties. (Source: cuidadodesalud.gov)

Spanish Speakers Frustrated By Federal Health Care Website

People who have tried to sign up for insurance on the Spanish version of the federal health care website have run into their own set of difficulties. First off the site, CuidadoDeSalud.gov, launched more than two months late.

01/12/2014

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