Health

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

State Panel Prepares To Move Forward With Medical Pot

State health officials have named the three members of a panel that will choose five nurseries to be Florida’s first legal pot growers, setting in motion the final stages of the drawn-out process to get Florida’s new medical-marijuana industry off the ground.

08/28/2015

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Hospital Closing Infant Program Following Reports On Deaths

A West Palm Beach hospital is closing its infant heart surgery program following media reports on a series of deaths.

08/19/2015

There's a new trend in fitness that has people bouncing into their exercise routines - literally. (Source: CBS)

Bounce Into Fitness With Rebound Boots

There’s a new trend in fitness that has people bouncing into their exercise routines – literally.

08/19/2015

As more people want to find out what’s going on inside their bodies, doctors are offering patients a way to personalize their skin care and it involves taking a look at an individual's DNA. (Source: CBS4)

DNA Testing Offered For Personalized Skin Care Treatments

As more people want to find out what’s going on inside their bodies, doctors are offering patients a way to personalize their skin care and it involves taking a look at an individual’s DNA.

08/14/2015

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Bill Could Boost Autism Screening

A House Democrat has filed a bill that could place new requirements on health insurers in the screening of children for autism spectrum disorder.

08/12/2015

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CDC: Most Middle & High Schools Start Too Early

What time does your child’s school bell ring? If it’s before 8:30 AM, the Centers for Disease Control say it’s too early and may lead to insufficient sleep and related health risks.

08/06/2015

Dr. Joel Salinas is not your average doctor. He says when he sees patients, he has the sensation of whatever touches their body on his own body. (Source: CBS4)

Doctor Says He Physically Feels What His Patients Feel

You’ve heard the expression, “I feel your pain,” but some people actually do, including a neurologist who is able to connect with his patients on a level most can’t.

CBS Miami–08/04/2015

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Who’s To Blame For Florida’s Rising Medicaid Costs?

Florida Governor Rick Scott is blaming rising Medicaid costs on ‘Obamacare’ while the state’s top economists said the two are not related.

08/04/2015

The Living Heart Project is a program that produces a 3D simulation of the human heart.
(Source: CBS)

Future Of Cardiology Includes Your Heart In 3D

The future of cardiology is here now. When a new heart device is invented, it needs to be tested on real people before going to market but a Massachusetts company has developed one-of-a-kind virtual technology when it created a 3-D simulation of the human heart.

CBS Miami–07/31/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rejected Medical Pot Applications Likely To Be Challenged

Even before selecting five nurseries to become Florida’s first legal pot producers, Department of Health officials will face a challenge from at least one grower whose application was tossed out because it was late.

07/24/2015

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