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Haitian President Michel Martelly arrives on November 18, 2011, in Port-au-Prince to announce the reconstruction of the army. (Source: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Haitian Pres. In S. Florida For Surgery

Haitian President Michel Martelly has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder in Miami and will spend the next few days in South Florida recovering.

CBS4–04/06/2012

An innovative doctor has  anew way to share his procedures

YouTube Doctor

Meet a South Florida doctor who actually videotapes his surgeries, then posts them for people to watch all over the world.

CBS4–02/15/2012

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Volunteer Shot In Haiti Dies From Injuries At JMH

A Ohio man who dedicated his life to help the earthquake relief effort in Haiti has died after being shot in the stomach while doing work in Port-au-Prince.

CBS4–02/02/2012

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

Dentist Boston Wisdom Tooth Story

Dentists Question Need For Wisdom Tooth Removal

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is one of the most common surgical procedures around. But some dentists are now questioning if the procedure is really necessary.

CBS4–11/29/2011

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S. Fla. Dermatologist Performs ‘Saggy Knees’ Procedure

Many women become obsessed with the appearance of their knees as they age, and a South Florida doctor is doing a procedure to get rid of the saggy knee look.

CBS4–11/10/2011

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I-Team: Out of Stock – Prescription for Death?

An unimaginable crisis is happening right here in America. As Chief I-Team Investigator Michele Gillen discovered, a shocking shortage of drugs, needed for everything from preventing cancer to fighting blindness, is putting lives in peril.

CBS4–10/27/2011

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Fmr. “60 Minutes” Newsman Andy Rooney Hospitalized

CBS says longtime “60 Minutes” essayist Andy Rooney is in the hospital after developing serious complications following minor surgery last week.

CBS4–10/25/2011

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Former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley Has Prostate Cancer

Former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley will have his prostate removed after being diagnosed with cancer.

CBS4–07/07/2011

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