Health

US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Local Congresswoman Worries About Ebola Threat From Cuba

With no flights or cargo ships connecting South Florida to West Africa, there’s no reason to be concerned of a case in the area but every reason to be prepared.

10/24/2014

A 3D printed knee.  (Source: CBS4)

3D Printing Technology Being Used For Customized Knee Transplants

For people with knee injuries or significant knee pain, finding relief is often difficult. New technology could soon get patients moving again.

10/23/2014

October 23, 2014: An ambulance outfitted for an Ebola patient.  (Source: Brian Andrews, CBS4)

‘Moon Suits’ & Giant Plastic Tarps Part Of Ft. Lauderdale Ebola Protection

If a person is experiencing Ebola-like symptoms and is picked up by paramedics, that person will be riding in what rescue personnel call a big plastic bag.

10/23/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

October 20, 2014:  Martha Baker, the head of the Healthcare Workers Union. (Source: CBS4)

Head Of Healthcare Union In South Florida Urges More Ebola Preparedness

Federal officials held an informational conference call on Ebola Monday and among the thousands of people listening was the head of the local Healthcare Workers Union that represents 4,000 healthcare workers.

10/20/2014

Cuba hosted a summit on Ebola.  (Source: CBS)

Cuba To Host Ebola Summit

The fight against Ebola has created grounds for an unlikely alliance between the U.S. and Cuba.

10/20/2014

Coral Gables Hospital (Source: CBS4)

Coral Gables Hospital Open Again After Patient Claims To Have Ebola

Coral Gables Hospital was shut down temporarily Saturday after a man visited the facility claiming to have Ebola symptoms.

10/18/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

As Gov. Scott Slams CDC Over Ebola, Airports Prepare For Threat

While Florida Governor Rick Scott severely criticized the Centers for Disease Control for not being responsive to the state’s request Friday, South Florida airport officials had a frank talk about Ebola.

10/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Athlete’s Pet More Than A Companion

A young man’s specially trained dog is helping his owner score big on the football field without risking his life.

10/16/2014

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When One More Glass Of Wine Is Too Many

Do you love to enjoy a glass of wine or two at dinner or at the end of a long day? How do you know when one more glass of wine is one glass too many?

10/14/2014

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