MRSA

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JULY 6: Sarmod Shamail, the only tattoo artist in the city, uses his homemade needle to ink a design on the arm of Walter Tamal at the Agony Tattoo parlor July 6, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq. The tatoo parlor serves customers who want tattoos, in what is becoming somewhat of a trend. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FDA Warns Tattoo Inks Can Cause Infections

Those thinking about getting a tattoo may want to check what ink is being used for their new design.

08/07/2014

JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 09: Pat Devlin #7 of the Miami Dolphins hands off to Mike Gillislee #35 during a preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 9, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Dolphins Look For A Win Against Buccaneers

The Miami Dolphins will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Sun Life Stadium Saturday night. The game can be seen exclusively on CBS4 at 7:30 p.m.

CBS Miami–08/24/2013

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Report: Bucs Dealing With Outbreak Of MRSA

Two Tampa Bay Buccaneers players are being treated for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and neither the team nor the players know where they contracted the disease, according to a report from FoxSports.com.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

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S. Florida Events Held To Mark World AIDS Day

It’s World AIDS Day, a day of AIDS awareness, prevention and testing, and that message is especially important in South Florida.

CBS4–12/01/2011

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Fort Lauderdale Ranks Highest In Country For New HIV Cases

On the eve of “World AIDS Day” there is some sobering news for South Florida.

CBS4–11/30/2011

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Bedbugs Can Carry MRSA

Bedbugs can be both a nuisance and a pain to travelers and homeowners. But scientists now say the bugs can do a lot more than just leave itchy red welts on your skin.

CBS4–05/12/2011

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FDA Approves New MRSA Test

Doctors in hospitals across South Florida and the rest of the country now have a new test that can quickly show if a staph infection is methicillin-resistant.

CBS4–05/09/2011

CDC officals say Clostridium Difficile is killing more people each year.

CDC: Deadly Superbug “C-Diff” Spreading

Most of us have heard of MRSA. The antibiotic resistant super-bug can eat through patients’ skin but there’s another bug few have heard about that can be just as menacing and it’s causing deadly and preventable infections.

CBS4–03/10/2011

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