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Man Found Stabbed, Tells Police He Harmed Family

A man was rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning after being found in a parking lot with a stab wound to the chest.

06/16/2015

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Study Of Returns To The ER Suggests Lack Of Follow-Up Care

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it’s more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.

06/14/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Names Hospital Panel Without Hospital Executives

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed nine people — none of them hospital executives, and only one of whom appears to have significant medical experience — to a commission meant to examine the economics of health care and hospitals in Florida.

05/12/2015

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Paired Kidney Program Makes Way For Successful 4-Way Transplant

It’s the first of its kind in Florida—a successful four-way paired kidney exchange transplant.

04/30/2015

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Surgical, Recovery Centers Get Aid In House

Despite objections from the hospital industry, a House panel Tuesday approved a bill that would allow patients to stay overnight at ambulatory surgical centers and open the door for longer-term “recovery care centers.”

03/10/2015

Avery, weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce, is the largest baby born at a Tampa hospital. (Source: CBS)

Woman Finds Out She’s Pregnant, Delivers 14-Pound Baby Weeks Later

A woman who didn’t know she was expecting until her final weeks of pregnancy gave birth to the largest baby ever delivered at a Tampa hospital.

02/09/2015

Lacy Webb with her husband Britt Martin as she recovers after she was bitten by a shark while snorkeling. (Source: Memorial Regional Health System)

Shark Bite Victim Views Wound As A “Badge Of Honor”

Walking slowly and steadily, Lacy Webb Martin is ready to tell the story of her vacation—which quite quickly turned into a tale of survival.

01/27/2015

MIAMI - A robber armed with guns in each hand took a cash bag from an armored truck driver on Thursday 1/9/2014 (Source: FBI)

FBI Makes Arrest In Armored Truck Robbery

The FBI arrested a man in connection to an armored truck robbery that left a 72-year-old guard injured last month.

09/05/2014

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Fit Friday: The Benefits Of Orthonowcare

The horn sounded off and marathoners hit the ground running. Rosanna Morales use to be one of them until a sudden injury stopped her in her tracks.

05/30/2014

Secondopinion.com (Source: CBS4)

Getting A Second Medical Opinion Online

A 25-year Johns Hopkins study has concluded that diagnostic mistakes are most costly and do more harm to patients than surgical or medication errors. That stunning finding is one of the reasons a new telemedicine service was created right here in South Florida. CBS4’S Brian Andrews introduces you to secondopinions.com

CBS Miami–04/15/2014

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