Infection Control


Algae and Bacteria in Water: Can it...

Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about Miami-area beach waters containing high...

August 8, 2018 / 2 min read


Food Grilling Safety for 4th of July...

Over the past few months, public health officials nationwide have been busy investigating various outbreaks of Salmonella and E. coli — two completely different types...

July 3, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added Florida to...

May 11, 2018 / 5 min read


Romaine Lettuce and E. Coli Outbreak: What...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) has taken a rare step by urging the public to avoid romaine lettuce altogether, unless you know...

April 24, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer prevention for their children, particularly...

April 6, 2018 / 4 min read


As Flu Season Eases Up, Doctors Still...

Flu levels in the United States have peaked and are on the decline, according to the latest report issued Friday by the U.S. Centers for...

March 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you if you’re trying to lose...

February 23, 2018 / 5 min read


Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than 100 percent compared to the...

February 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida is one of 49 states...

February 1, 2018 / 3 min read