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Last-Minute ACA Enrollment Workshops Underway In South Florida

The last-minute push to enroll as many people as possible under the Affordable Care Act as possible is underway in South Florida.

03/29/2014

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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

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Promotes Cancer Research Funding In Miami

Governor Rick Scott was at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center along with members of the University of Miami Health System to highlight cancer research funding.

03/14/2014

Julia Salas recovered after a lung transplant at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. (Source: Texas Children's Hospital, Allen Kramer)

Toddler Feeling Great After Lung Transplant

A toddler who was in need of a lung transplant in 2013 will soon return home feeling much better.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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Family Hospitalized After Eating Meat With LSD

Authorities say a Tampa Bay area family was hospitalized after eating meat tainted with LSD.

03/08/2014

Miami-Dade Fire Paramedic Lt. Alvaro Tonanez helps rescue 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz who stopped breathing while riding in the car with his aunt, Pamela Rauseo, 37, right  on Thursday, February 20, 2014.  At left is Lucila Godoy, who stopped her car to assist with CPR in the rescue.  Photo by: Al Diaz, Miami Herald Staff

Aunt Of Rescued Baby Urges CPR Training For All

The aunt of the baby boy who stopped breathing on the Dolphin Expressway on Thursday afternoon explained a similar scare with her own son seven years ago prompted her to get the CPR training that would ultimately save her nephew’s life.

02/21/2014

The protein in eggs help people feel full longer than the carbs found in cereal, pancakes and waffles. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Dried Egg Products Recalled Due To Salmonella

The USDA announced Saturday hundreds of thousands of pounds of processed egg products are being recalled for possible Salmonella contamination.

02/15/2014

February 15, 2014: U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius spoke at an enrollment event in North Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Emphasis On Getting Young Adults Insured Is Growing In Florida

A major push to educate uninsured young adults about their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act is underway in Florida.

02/15/2014

(Source: AP)

More Young Adults Signing Up For Health Care

While overall enrollment remained stagnant last month, the number of young adults signing up for health care in the new federal marketplace is increasing in Florida.

02/12/2014

(Photo courtesy: Chick-fil-A/Facebook)

Chick-Fil-A To Use Chicken Without Antibiotics

A popular quick-serve chicken restaurant is opting to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics.

02/12/2014

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