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People lined up at the help center inside the Mall of the Americas to wait to talk face to face with someone who could help.  (Source: CBS4)

Help For Affordable Health Care Last Minute Enrollees

The deadline to sign up for health insurance to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act have come and gone.

04/01/2014

President Barack Obama

ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

People lined up at the help center inside the Mall of the Americas to wait to talk face to face with someone who could help.  (Source: CBS4)

Website Problems Stall Sign-Ups For Health Insurance In West Miami-Dade

Visitors packed the Mall of the Americas Monday night to shop for health insurance.

03/31/2014

(AP)

Study: Married People Have Fewer Heart Problems

Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.

03/30/2014

Miami Children’s Hospital’s has opened 20 new exam rooms in their Emergency Department as part of an expansion project.   (Source: Miami Children's Hospital)

Miami Children’s Hospital Expands Emergency Department

No parent likes to wait for medical attention when their child is in pain. To better serve the community, Miami Children’s Hospital’s has opened 20 new exam rooms in their Emergency Department as part of an expansion project.

03/25/2014

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Shigellosis Cases On The Rise In Miami-Dade

Hey kids – wash your hands. State health workers in Miami-Dade are urging parents, schools and day care centers to take precautionary measures after they noted an increase in the number of Shigellosis cases recently.

03/25/2014

Breast Cancer/Mammogram

Doctors: BRCA Gene Increases Chances Of Uterine Tumors

New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.

03/24/2014

Health Care Obamacare Affordable Care Act Insurance

Fla. Students Assist ‘Obamacare’ Enrollment

Local college students are taking it upon themselves to help people sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.”

03/21/2014

US-LIFESTYLE-JUICE BARS

Fit Fridays: Reboot Your Health With Juice

Joe Cross loves his fruits and vegetables so much so he’s made a career out of it. He wrote a book called Reboot, which is all about juicing.

03/21/2014

Source: CBS4

Workout Apps May Put Personal Health Privacy In Danger

Imagine if your employer or a potential date could easily find out how much you weigh or learn other embarrassing details about your health.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

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