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Politics And Public Fear Drive Ebola Scare In Miami-Dade

The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.

10/06/2014

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Third Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Central Florida

The West Nile virus has now been confirmed in a third person in Volusia County.

10/06/2014

October 5, 2014: A sick child was transported to JMH after exhibiting flu-like symptoms that Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine said were likely not a result of the Ebola virus. (Source: CBS4)

Mayor: I Requested Ebola Test Be Conducted Out Of Caution

A sick teenager has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of a precaution due to unknown illness.

10/05/2014

Focus On South Florida: The Upcoming ‘Well Being’ Conference

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(Source: MY33)
The conference will bring together cancer survivors, cancer survivors, caregivers as well as civic and business leaders. It’s for anyone with an interest in learning more about cancer and maintaining a healthy lifestyle

My TV 33–10/05/2014

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Gov. Scott Briefed On Florida’s Ebola Preparedness

Gov. Rick Scott says Florida officials continue to work with health care providers and the Center for Disease Control in an effort to prepare Florida for any possible Ebola cases.

10/05/2014

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Gov. Scott: Patient Being Monitored For Possible Ebola Symptoms

According to the governor, a patient is being treated for symptoms in Sarasota at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

10/04/2014

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Hope For Mentally Disturbed Inmates: ‘Forgotten Floor’ May Become A Memory

For nearly a decade CBS4 News has been telling viewers of Miami-Dade County jail’s “Forgotten Floor.” It’s a facility where the mentally ill inmates are warehoused on steel beds, concrete floors, cowering naked in their cells.

10/03/2014

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New Procedure Offers Hope For Extreme Asthma Patients

Pollen, mold, even the humidity can send asthma sufferers into a severe melt down. For some, it could even mean a trip to the hospital. But there’s a relatively new outpatient procedure called Bronchial Thermoplasty which offers hope for those suffering from extreme cases.

10/03/2014

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Health Official Answers Locals’ Questions On Ebola

There are many concerns and lots of questions regarding the deadly Ebola virus.

10/02/2014

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Fla. Group Providing 200,000 Students With Free Flu Shots

Florida’s flu vaccination rates are well below the national average and a Florida organization plans to fix this problem by providing 200,000 free vaccinations to students this school year.

09/29/2014

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