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
The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.
A free health fair will be held in Miami-Dade County Saturday and it is dedicated to helping women.
Are you a lawyer who doesn’t like the law? Or a school teacher who doesn’t like children? How and why we choose careers is often accidental, dictated by our parents or circumstance. Now imagine taking a test that can see into your future and guide you towards your life’s career path before you’re even out of high school. CBS4′s Cynthia Demos explains.
The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.
At one time or another most people have turned to Google to self-diagnose an illness or injury. A new website is taking that idea even further now where teams of strangers can work together to diagnose people they have never met before.
In an issue that could spur a health-care industry fight, a House select committee Monday will take up a 155-page bill that would give nurse practitioners independence to provide medical services without physician supervision.
Hundreds of cancer survivors and patients are cycling through Miami Saturday to raise money for rare cancer research.
A constitutional amendment for medical marijuana in the Sunshine State will make the 2014 ballot.
Feeling sick? Many people turn to the Web to diagnose themselves, but that can be dangerous. Now doctors are coming up with an online remedy.