Florida Targets Seven Counties, Including Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, To Combat HIVMore than $490,000 is being doled out to seven Florida counties as part of a national effort to try to eradicate HIV and AIDS in the next 10 years.
Health Alert: We Could Be In For Rough Flu Season, Everyone Urged To Get Flu ShotHealth officials say the upcoming flu season could be one of the roughest in a while so they urging everyone to get a flu shot.
Florida Health Providers Get Guidance On Vaping InjuriesWith 1,299 reported cases of lung injuries associated with vaping and electronic cigarettes across the nation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced interim guidelines for health-care providers treating people who have the conditions.
New Dengue Cases Prompt Miami-Dade Health Officials To Issue Mosquito-Borne Illness AlertOn Friday, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade confirmed two additional cases of dengue fever in Miami-Dade County, prompting county health officials to issue a mosquito-borne illness alert.
Start Thinking About Your Posture Or You Could Be In A World Of PainA new survey finds many of us are not concerned about poor posture, even though it can have a big impact on the body.
3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again In USInfections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen nationwide for the fifth consecutive year.
Hepatitis A Cases Top 2,700 This Year In FloridaFlorida had 62 newly reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of cases for the year to 2,738 as of Saturday, a state Department of Health report shows.
Confirmed Case Of Mumps At Pioneer Middle School In Cooper CityThe principal of Pioneer Middle has issued a letter to parents confirming the school has a confirmed case of the Mumps.
FDA Wants More Men Included In Clinical Trials For Breast Cancer DrugsBreast cancer is often thought to be a woman's cancer, but men also get it. Now the Food and Drug Administration is calling for more men to be included in clinical trials for breast cancer drugs.
Florida Medical Board Backs ‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ RulesA medical board on Friday took steps to carry out a new law related to so-called “Brazilian butt lift” procedures, but one top regulator said a growing danger still needs to be addressed: liposuction.
CBS4's Frances Wang Reveals Personal & Painful Skin Condition To Help OthersCBS4 anchor and reporter Frances Wang recently opened up about an extremely personal and painful medical condition about her skin. Here is her letter to CBS4 viewers and readers.