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Analysis: Ft. Lauderdale Patients Worst In Nation Taking Meds As Prescribed

Patients in the Fort Lauderdale area ranked as the worst in the nation for not taking their medications as prescribed.

11/15/2013

Miami Children's Hospital received an Excellence Through Insight award.  September 13, 2013 (Source: MCH)

MCH Receives Excellence Through Insight Award

One of South Florida’s hospitals has received a prestigious award.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

Doctor and Patient (Source: CBS4)

More Patients, Doctors Engaging In ‘Group Visits’

People ride the bus, go to games and eat with strangers , so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?

CBS Miami–08/27/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

ER By Appointment Being Tested

When you think about going to the emergency room, odds are the thought of the waiting room could be as painful as the problem that brought you there. Some facilities are now trying a new approach to the ER by allowing people to make reservations.

CBS4–03/29/2013

A Coral Springs doctor's office was evacuated Wednesday after an unknown chemical leaked, sickening multiple people. (CBS4)

Pepper Spray At Coral Springs Office Sends Several People To Hospital

A Coral Springs doctor’s office was evacuated Wednesday afternoon when as many as 16 people fell ill.

CBS4–01/30/2013

A man was caught on surveillance video stealing medical equipment from a Coral Gables podiatry office. (CBS4)

Pricey Medical Equipment Stolen From Miami Podiatrist

A South Florida podiatrist says he lost a quarter million dollars worth of medical equipment after his office was burglarized.

CBS4–10/09/2012

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Pembroke Pines Hospital Deaths Trigger Investigation

South Florida State Hospital is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after three patients died last summer.

CBS Miami–07/26/2012

Patients going to other countries are learning the hard way that their bodies are paying the price in exchange for saving money on breast implants. (CBS4)

Docs Warn Of Complications From Cheap International Breast Implants

Every year, thousands of women fly from South Florida, out of the country, especially to South America, to get a boob job. They take the trip because the surgery is significantly cheaper outside the United States.

CBS4–01/24/2012

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High-Tech House Calls Gaining Popularity

Americans are struggling with healthcare these days, whether it’s not having health insurance, a scary diagnosis or looking for a specialist. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos reports that more and more options are popping up online to help connect physicians to patients… even those who’ve never met before.

CBS4–01/06/2012

(Source: AP)

Raising Medicare Age Would Cost $789M, Group Says

An increase in the Medicare age would cost Florida and its residents $789 million a year, according to a report issued Thursday by Latinos for a Secure Retirement.

CBS4–11/10/2011

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