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Miami-Dade’s Mayor Promotes Biking To Work

Cars were left at home Thursday morning and many people rode their bikes to work in the name of health.

04/03/2014

(Source: www.lightitupblue.org) Empire State Building, NY

South Florida Buildings Going Blue For Autism Awareness

There won’t be a blue moon over Miami but blue buildings lighting up the South Florida skyline as part of a global initiative to raise awareness for autism.

CBS Miami–04/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.

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)

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

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