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Brain-eating amoeba affects boy in Glades County

Family members told media outlets that Zachary Reyna contracted Naegleria fowleri _ an amoeba that causes deadly brain infections _ while knee boarding with some friends in a ditch near his house in LaBelle on Aug. 3.

Teen pregnancy prevention: Issues and answers

The statistics are very alarming. One in every four teenagers is infected with a sexually transmitted disease. Miami is no.1 in the nation of new HIV cases and Broward county is no. 2. Florida’s rates of adolescent sexual activity are ...

Volunteers spread word about 'Obamacare' changes

With just 50 days until Floridians are able to go online and shop for private health insurance under a new federal law, hundreds of volunteers are fanning out across the state to inform people about the law and the coverage ...

Jacksons trustee chair explains bond request

Last Tuesday, the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners approved a measure to call a...

North Shore Medical Center celebrates National Nurses Week this month

As part of North Shore Medical Centers celebration recognizing National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and...

Hope and Health Center leads the way in Orlando AIDS Walk

Orange County ranks third in Florida for most HIV cases In 1988, HIV/AIDS was more...

NBA goes hard for St. Jude kids

[gallery link="file" columns="2" orderby="title"] Around the league, teams, players and fans are going hard for...

NSMC observed National Doctors Day

North Shore Medical Center celebrated National Doctors Day by paying tribute to its physicians for...

Governor does about-face on Obamas plan

But a divided Legislature could still make it a losing situation for millions Republican governors...

NSMC awarded advanced certification

The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized North...

North Shore Medical Center welcomes New Years baby

North Shore Medical Center is proud to announce its 2013 New Years Baby. Parents Amy...

Meharry Medical alums to honor Miami trailblazers

Drs. George and Dazelle Simpson consummate physicians Two of Miamis most respected physicians, Drs. George...

North Shore Medical Center opens new cardiac catheterization lab

In an effort to better serve the community, services expanded North Shore Medical Center recently...

Not all breast cancers are the same

Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the United States. While most risk factors...

Purses by Lizzie benefits victims of breast cancer

Rachel Larmond-Holmes shares profits to find the cure Diamonds are a girls best friend, but...