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Georgetown Nursing Student From South Florida Dies Of Meningitis

A Coral Gables High graduate who was a nursing student at Georgetown University died Tuesday from an apparent case of meningitis.

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

A patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.

CBS Miami–09/08/2014

CPR Day Miami on Saturday will teach citizens free CPR lessons.

CPR Day Miami Gives Free Training To Miami Residents

CPR Day Miami is this Saturday, and several locations will be hosting free CPR training.

09/05/2014

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Doctors Reporting Medicaid HMO Problems

The Associated Press interviewed doctors, parents and health advocates around Florida who said privatization has exacerbated problems first noticed in a pilot program eight years ago.

09/04/2014

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New Way To Zap Away Tendinitis Pain

There’s new way which serves as an alternative to medications and injections which some patients suffering from tendinitis are finding helpful.

09/01/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/01/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida Chickens

Three Florida chickens tested positive for the possibly fatal West Nile Virus.

08/23/2014

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FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.

08/16/2014

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