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A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Mosquito-Borne Disease Alert Lifted In Dade County

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County on Friday announced an end to the dengue fever alert.

13 hours ago

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South Florida Hospital Unveils Ebola-Zapping Robot

A South Florida hospital unveiled its newest Ebola-zapping technology on Tuesday.

11/18/2014

CPR Day Miami on Saturday will teach citizens free CPR lessons.

CPR Day Miami Gives Free Training To Miami Residents

CPR Day Miami is this Saturday, and several locations will be hosting free CPR training.

09/05/2014

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Breastfeeding Moms Protest Aventura Mall

Breastfeeding moms could be seen in Aventura Mall showing support for nursing in public on Thursday.

08/07/2014

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DIY Skin Solutions From Your Pantry Or Medicine Cabinet

Did you know you can treat tons of skin problems with things you can find right inside your own home?

07/24/2014

Cliff Sanchez (R), a phlebotomist with the Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA), tests an intravenous drug user for HIV antibodies inside one of the organizations outreach vans May 10, 2006 in Cicero, Illinois. The forty-three-year-old man, who chose not to be identified, has been shooting heroin on and off since he was 16. The man who is in a monogamous relationship and injects with clean needles he gets from CRA tested negative. CRA began distributing new needles about 16 years ago in response to high numbers of IV drug users testing HIV positive. Last year they distributed over 3 million needles. May 2006 marks the 25th anniversary of the AIDS pandemic. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Center Calling For Type”O” Blood Due To Shortage

A local blood center is calling on people who have “O” negative blood coursing through their veins due to low supply of the blood type.

07/09/2014

A young boy in his hospital bed with his sticker collection.  (Source: CBS4)

Boy In Need Of Heart Transplant Asks For FIFA Panini Stickers

A young soccer fan in need of a heart transplant asked the public for a little love and support in the form of stickers.

06/20/2014

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Gov. Scott Signs Late Term Abortion Bill

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that would make abortions illegal at any point in a woman’s pregnancy if her doctor determines that the fetus could survive outside the womb.

06/13/2014

May 31, 2014: Miami Children's Health Foundation prom.  (Source: Facebook)

Miami Teens Battling Illnesses Experience Prom At Hospital

Professional stylists offered makeovers at the Mad Hatter-themed event Saturday at Miami Children’s Hospital. Reality star and chef Adrianne Calvo was scheduled to cater, Miami Marlins’ DJ Vertigo to spin the tunes.

05/31/2014

A picture of the sun over South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Do You Know How To Spot Heat Related Illnesses?

South Florida weather is great, most of the time, but our heat and humidity can get the best of almost anyone. When the mercury goes above 90 it combines with our high humidity to create potentially dangerous conditions.

05/23/2014

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