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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

(Source: CBS4)

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

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

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

The Rising Cost Of Generic Drugs (Source: CBS4)

Rising Cost Of Generic Drugs

Buying generic brand drugs when filling a prescription used to be a no brainer. However, with a recent spike in prices, some are now struggling to pay for what was once affordable medication.

08/15/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Separating Nightmare Myths From Reality

Nightmares, we all have them occasionally, but why? What causes them? Are there ways to stop them? Do spicy foods play a role? What about the temperature of the room you sleep in?

08/13/2014

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Apple Bans Use Of Chemicals In iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two possibly hazardous chemicals during the assembly of iPhones and iPads.

08/13/2014

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