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Study: Stethoscopes Loaded With BacteriaResearchers analyzed 40 stethoscopes that were being used in the ICU and found that all of them were contaminated with a diverse group of bacteria.
Woman Cancer Free After CAR T-cell Therapy Shows Promising ResultsDoctors say a new cancer treatment called CAR T-cell Therapy is showing some very promising results, especially for those suffering from cancers of the blood and organs.
University Of Miami Doctor Finds Connection Between Testosterone Therapy & Infertility In MenThere's a new warning about testosterone therapy and how it could affect couples wanting to start a family and a South Florida couple is talking about their ordeal in the hopes no other couple has to wait as long as they did for their miracle.
Zika Cases In Florida At 93 So Far This YearAs the end of the year approaches, Florida has reported 93 cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in 2018, according to numbers posted Monday on the state Department of Health website.
Need A Doctor? Now, It's As Simple As Downloading An AppWe're still in the midst of flu season and when you feel miserable, getting out of bed to go to the doctor is the last thing you really want to do. But, you no longer really have to leave the house. It’s what one doctor calls the wave of the future.
Woman Claims Popular Genetic Test Kit May Have Saved Her LifeGenetic test kits have become a popular holiday gift. While many are curious about their family background, some tests can also give a better idea of potential health problems. Sara Altschule says the test may have saved her life.
Parents Urged To Skip The Screens, Go "Old School" With Holiday ToysWith the holiday season here, you might be tempted to buy the young children in your life a cool new cell phone or tablet based game.
Increase In Uninsured Florida Children Spurs ConcernsThe number of children who lack health insurance is growing in Florida despite an improving economy, worrying advocates who fear it may be the start of a troubling trend that the state cannot beat back.
Private School Won't Allow Religious Exemptions To Avoid Child VaccinationsA private school in Ohio has decided religious beliefs are no longer an excuse for refusing to have a child vaccinated.
Lauren's List Breaks Down Negative Effects Of Sleep Too MuchToday's "Lauren's List" breaks down the negative effects of sleeping too much, to make early birds, just like CBS4's Lauren Pastrana, feel just a bit better!
People More Likely To Get Sick During Holiday Shopping Season, Doctors WarnWhen a lot of people are crowded together in the winter, that’s when germs are more likely to spread.
It’s OK To Eat Some Romaine Lettuce But Look For Labels It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label.