Health & Medical

Democrats in Florida seek to win over Latinos on gun control

Annette Taddeo walked to a podium overlooking Miami’s Biscayne Bay and described to her audience how she had fled terrorism as a teenager in...
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Scientists are testing powered prosthetic ankles for amputees

Scientists are testing powered prosthetics ankles that could be game-changing for amputees. 55-year-old Greg Phillips was on his way home on Labor Day 2013, when...
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Remember to add prescriptions to your hurricane kits

As the chance of a hurricane gets stronger remember to add your prescription medications to your hurricane kit. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be difficult to get...
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SWFL health experts support anxiety, depression screenings for all adults under 65

Mental illness affects one in five Americans, and taking the first steps to get checked out can be scary. In an effort to detect...
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A patient’s story of surviving and thriving with stage 4 cancer

Learning you have stage 4 cancer is gut-wrenching. In the not-so-distant past, there was little doctors could do, but that has changed. Now, more people with...
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Researchers continue to study idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Breathing is something most of us take for granted; we don’t even think about it. But for some, the simple task of taking air...
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Perfect bone marrow match needed for Charlotte County 6-year-old with leukemia

A 6-year-old desperately needs a bone marrow transplant and must get on the transplant list by the end of October to have the best...
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FAU researchers seek Cape Coral residents for blue-green algae study

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University are looking for Cape Coral residents to help study the long-term effects of blue-green algae on the body. The research...
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NCH Healthcare System in Naples partners with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

NCH Healthcare System announced a partnership with Nicklaus Children's Hospital aimed at caring for sick kids locally. Nicklaus Children's Hospital is based in Miami and is...
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New technology hopes to improve lung cancer detection, treatment in Charlotte County

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer deaths, making up almost 25% of fatal cases in the U.S. annually. Breakthrough technology has...

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