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Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much Sleep...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...

December 7, 2018 / 3 min read


NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with NICU...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

December 6, 2018 / 2 min read


Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps Healing

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...

December 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Why the Flu Shot Should Be on...

Public health officials are reminding everyone that it’s not too late to protect yourself against influenza if you haven’t already received a flu shot. Getting...

December 4, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: More Recalls of Blood Pressure Meds;...

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Impurity The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added to its list of recalled blood pressure...

November 30, 2018 / 3 min read


Facts About Stomach Cancer

Iconic TV star Fred Rogers of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” fashion designer Liz Claiborne, tough-guy John Wayne and French military leader Napoléan Bonaparte share notable celebrity....

November 28, 2018 / 5 min read


Pedal Power: 6 Cycling Safety Tips

Each year in Florida, some 25 million residents and tourists ride bicycles to beat traffic, burn calories, sightsee and share family time, according to the...

November 27, 2018 / 2 min read


He Started Exercising 3 Weeks After Open-Heart...

Without any apparent symptoms, Antonios Chondros suffered from a heart condition that required open-heart surgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. Ready to resume his...

November 26, 2018 / 3 min read


Mosquito-borne Dengue Case Reported in Miami-Dade —...

Florida health officials have confirmed a locally acquired case of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Miami-Dade County. It is the first case of dengue this year....

November 21, 2018 / 3 min read