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Fundraising campaign helps Naples health clinic treat the uninsured

Going to the doctor's office can be expensive. That is one reason why nearly one out of five adults in Collier County have not...

Breakstone’s cottage cheese recalled due to possible metal, plastic contamination

Check your refrigerators — Breakstone’s is recalling some cottage cheese because it could have pieces of metal or red plastic in the containers. Approximately 9,500...
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Collier County EMS trains civilians how to stop the bleed

Chaos erupted at the David Lawrence Center in Collier County this year when an active shooter alarm was triggered. Luckily, it was a false...
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Florida bill gives pharmacists power to treat flu and strep throat

Patients in Florida could soon be able to head to a local pharmacy to be tested and treated for the flu and strep throat...

Big study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures

People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow...

Nike released a shoe for ‘everyday heroes’ like doctors, nurses and home health aides

Nike's new shoe was not created for athletes such as basketball players or tennis players, but for a different crowd -- medical workers. Nike Air...
Walk to End Alzheimer's. (Credit: Alzheimer's Association)

Collier County Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held in Naples Saturday morning

The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer's kicks off in Naples Saturday morning. The largest event to raise awareness for Alzheimer's care, support and research inspires...
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Medicare premium set to increase 7% by 2020, leaving fixed-income seniors worried

Health care costs are high, and they're about to go up again. John Hooks uses Medicare. If you ask him about the cost of health...

Cat allergies could soon be a thing of the past thanks to medical breatkthrough

Cat allergies could soon be a thing of the past. Researchers say a medical breakthrough that involves a vaccine given to cats could actually...
Barracuda is among the fish that has made people sick with the harmful toxin. (Credit: World Health Organization)video

‘Super bug’ from algae is making Floridians sick

Doctors know of a rare illness called ciguatera that is making people sick after eating certain kinds of fish. They think a “super bug”...

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