The chain of urgent care clinics that the governor helped start a decade ago is packing up and moving to the Volunteer State.
A program to help Florida kids who are poor, but not poor enough for Medicaid, is not growing despite a poor economy that’s leaving parents without extra money or, in some cases, jobs and health insurance for their families.
A South Florida state senator has filed a proposal that could begin refueling abortion debates for the 2012 legislative session, and already the criticism has started from supporters of ‘reproductive rights.
In an economy where businesses are cutting back everywhere and anywhere possible, one of South Florida’s largest employers is doing quite the opposite.
The Miami-Dade Health Department is giving busy parents the chance to get their kids vaccinated for school at the last minute. School opens Monday in Miami-Dade and Broward, so parents are running out of time. Miami-Dade parents will get a chance to have their children vaccinated at multiple places around the county this Saturday.
When customer service is lacking in all industries, a local company has created a medical concierge service that puts patients first.
Nearly eight years after Florida voters demanded change in the way bad medical incidents are tracked and reported at hospitals,little has changed. The CBS4 I-Team has discovered that most hospitals don’t comply with the part of Florida’s Constitution known as “Patients’ Right to Know About Adverse Medical.”
A Broward County hospital is looking to bolster the healing power of medicine by making a trip to the hospital seem more like a spa visit.
Vomiting (throwing up) and diarrhea (frequent, watery bowel movements) can be caused by viruses, bacteria and parasites. Foods that are hard to digest (such as too many sweets) and undercooked (still partially raw) meat or fish can also cause vomiting and diarrhea.
If you have children, you have to deal with fever, and that can be a bit scary, especially for first time parents.
You’ve probably awakened in the dead of night to find your child flushed, hot, and sweaty. If the forehead feels warm, you immediately suspect a fever, but what next?