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First Locally-Acquired Case Of Chikungunya Fever For Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Health officials in Broward County have issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after the first locally acquired case of Chikungunya Fever was documented in the county. 362 more words


Health Watch: Hallucinogenic Drugs For Mental Illness; Enterovirus D68; Obesity

There’s a slow-growing movement among doctors to use known hallucinogenic drugs, like the psilocybin in mushrooms, to treat a variety of mental health conditions. Doctors said that the drugs can help people with everything from depression and anxiety to O.C.D. 204 more words


Fever Care For The Little One...

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My little boy is sick. He has fever and I assume it is because of the cough and colds that he has. 287 more words


Precautionary Boil Water Notice Lifted For Pembroke Pines

PEMBROKE PINES( CBSMiami) — The city of Pembroke Pines has rescinded a precautionary boil water notice that has been in effect since Thursday of last week. 99 more words


Doctors Reporting Medicaid HMO Problems

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Some doctors and health advocates have reported patients showing up at their officers confused by health insurance plans and many have been cut-off from their regular physician. 903 more words


Health Watch: Double Mastectomies May Not Result In Fewer Deaths

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Many women suffering from breast cancer choose to have a double mastectomy, a surgery that removes both breasts.

But a new study shows it may not be resulting in fewer deaths. 127 more words


New Dengue Fever Cases Reported In Miami-Dade

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As the Labor Day weekend brings outdoor activities around South Florida, the The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County wants residents to take extra precautions when it comes to mosquitoes. 512 more words