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The Doctor Will See Your Cash Now

Ever been “steamed” at your insurance company over a health care claim or denial? Some doctors are too, and it has nothing to do with Obamacare. Now, many physicians are starting to bypass insurance companies in exchange for patients paying them directly. CBS4’s Brian Andrews reports… “The Doctor Will See Your Cash Now.”

CBS4–05/09/2014

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FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.

04/01/2014

Blake Shelton, Shakira

Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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Match Day Arrives For UM Medical Students

It’s not quite match.com, but a group of senior medical students at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine will find out Friday who they’ve been matched with to do their residency training.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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Website Helps Patients Solve Medical Mysteries

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.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Quickly Spreading In Caribbean

The chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

Web Symptoms (Source: CBS4)

‘Symptom Checkers’ Available Online If You Can’t Reach A Doctor

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.

CBS Miami–01/05/2014

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BSO Holds Operation Medicine Cabinet

Have you cleaned out your medicine cabinet lately? If you live in Broward County, today is the day to turn in unused or expired prescription medication—you can even get some cash.

11/09/2013

Electro acupuncture (Source: CBS4)

New Trend In Acupuncture Is Electrifying

The Eastern practice of acupuncture has long been used in the west to treat body pains such as arthritis, headaches, and joint problems. Now, a modern technique added to the traditional approach is producing electrifying results.

CBS4–10/25/2013

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Media Blitz Coming For Online Health Exchange

Thanks to a new federal law, uninsured Floridians will be able to purchase medical insurance online in a few months.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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