Miami Beach Teen Says Vaping Landed Him In The Hospital With Collapsed LungThe number of e-cigarette and vaping-related lung injuries continues to climb with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 2,172 cases so far in 49 states, including Florida.
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.
Florida Department of Health Says It Is Working With CDC On Hepatitis AThe Florida Department of Health is working with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address a hepatitis A outbreak and hopes the “partnership” will help expand vaccinations, state officials said Wednesday.
More Than 800 Cases Of Measles Reported In USThe number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update.
CDC Urges Consumers Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid E. Coli ConcernsThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli.
CDC Director Says Funding Delay Hurts Zika-Fighting EffortsA health official says the congressional delay in approving money to fight Zika is impeding efforts to control the mosquitoes that transmit the virus, to find better tools to diagnose the disease and to develop a vaccine.
Broward Emergency, Health Officials Talk Zika Preps & PreventionBroward Emergency Management and health officials held a meeting to talk about Zika prevention and preparedness.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is pushing for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to battle the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
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.
CDC Releases Guidelines For Infants Infected With Zika Virus Health officials released new guidelines for evaluating and testing infants that may have the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
CDC Warns Of More Countries With Zika CasesHealth officials added more countries to the list of places to watch out for when it comes to the mosquito-born Zika virus.
Dangerous Kissing Bug Reported In Florida, Says CDCNew warnings have been issued by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the potentially deadly Chagas Disease from the kissing bug in Florida.
HIV/AIDS: Understanding The EpidemicMore than 1.2 million people within the United States are living with HIV.