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- Florida Summit Explores Scope of Opioid Drug Problem A summit is being convened in South Florida to explore the scope of abuse of heroin and other opioid drugs and examine ways to tackle the...
- FDA Oks 1st Muscular Dystrophy Drug; Awaits Proof it Works Federal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.
- Specialized Trucks, Planes Target Mosquitoes in South Beach MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Trucks equipped with blowers are driving through South Beach to spray pesticides that kill mosquito larvae.
- Florida Finds Zika in Local Mosquitoes, Bromeliads Blamed Florida has found the Zika virus in three groups of mosquitoes trapped in Miami Beach — the first time this has happened in the continental U.S...
- Officials: Zika Spread Through Sex by Man with No Symptoms U.S. health officials on Friday reported the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease.
- New Case of Zika Through a Local Mosquito in Florida County Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito.
- 4 Tips for Stress Relief There's no place to run, no place to hide. You're surrounded. Stress will get you. You may as well surrender, right?
- Miami Beach Official: No Confirmation of Zika Spreading A Miami Beach official says there's been no confirmation that mosquitoes have spread the Zika virus in the tourism-dependent city.
- Court Upholds Medicaid Fraud Convictions of 4 Florida Execs A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of four Florida health care executives found guilty in a health care fraud investigation.
- What's Behind Growing Push to Punish Dealers in Fatal ODs? Faced with an alarming increase in opioid addiction, a growing number of prosecutors are charging dealers not just for selling but for the deaths of customers...
- South Florida Swimmer Contracts Brain-Eating Amoeba A person has been hospitalized after health officials say they contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming in Broward County, Florida.
- Looking to Land a Big Account? Skip Drinks, Try Sweatworking For years, business networking has meant after-work drinks or a shared meal. Now, for some, it's all about grabbing a pair of running shoes and bonding over a fitness class, thanks to sweatworking.
- Official: Mosquito Numbers Dropping in Miami's Zika Zone Miami-Dade County's mosquito control director says the insect's population is dropping in the Miami neighborhood health officials have linked to 21 Zika infections.
- In Miami, Clinton to Call on Congress to Act on Zika Virus Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease.
- Fighting Zika in Miami The latest in the fight against Zika. CBS New York's Hank Tester reports.