Hospitals Asking More Questions In Light Of Zika VirusHospitals across South Florida are talking with their staff and providing extra training in light of the Zika virus.
WHO: Zika's Possible Link With Birth Defect "A Public Health Emergency" World Health officials met Monday for an emergency session to decide whether the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a possible link to a birth defect should be considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
WHO Officials To Hold Special Session On Zika VirusWorld Health officials will meet Monday for an emergency session on the Zika virus as the amount of cases for the mosquito-borne virus keeps growing.
WHO: Processed Meats, Red Meat Can Cause Cancer Processed meats are now considered carcinogenic to humans, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO).
HIV/AIDS: Understanding The EpidemicMore than 1.2 million people within the United States are living with HIV.
Lumber Liquidators Halts Sales Of Chinese-Made FlooringLumber Liquidators is stopping the sale of all its Chinese laminate flooring, a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.
CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For EbolaA patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.
FIU Doctor Joins Team Working To Contain Ebola A doctor who teaches at a South Florida university has left to Nigeria along with a team of experts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In AfricaAn infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.
FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In AfricaAn infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.
FIU Professor Tapped To Help With Ebola Outbreak A professor of infectious diseases at Florida International University College of Medicine has been told she will likely to go to West Africa to aid in the fight against the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.
JMH Stops Giving Out Formula Samples In An Effort To Promote BreastfeedingPlenty of research shows that breastfeeding, from protecting newborns from illnesses, to boosting intelligence, is good for babies—now, to promote breastfeeding, one local hospital has stopped giving out formula samples.