The Miami-Dade County Health Department has officially released its findings on the cancer scare in northwest Dade: There's no cluster in Broadmoor, they say."We have not found or identified a cluster," says Lillian Rivera, the Health Department's administrator. "Based on the incidence and methodolo ... More >>
The First Lady has made healthy eating her priority, but her husband's stimulus package hasn't helped as much as hopedRemember President Obama's stimulus package? The $787 billion bill was supposed to goose this country's ailing economy like a line of premium yeyo. Here in Miami, it was also book ... More >>
Enteric bacteria belongs inside your intestinal track, not in your ocean water. Three beach areas in Miami-Dade have been hit with no-swim advisories after unsafe levels of the bacteria were found in the water. The Miami-Dade County Health Department is carrying out further tests.
Last November, a patient being treated for Legionnaire's Disease was found to have stayed at the EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami. Two weeks later, a second patient, treated after contracting Legionnaire's Disease, was traced back to the EPIC as well. And then, there was a third. The Miami-Dade County H ... More >>
via KitbagLooks like we shouldn't be quite so worried about a third world disease roaring back into Miami-Dade yet (take that Tom Tancredo). Health officials reported yesterday that a case of Dengue Fever had popped up in a Miami Beach man, but now they say his test results have come back negativ ... More >>
Chili's cook had Typhoid Fever.The heat is on in the kitchen of Chili's Restaurant at the Bayside location in downtown, and not because of the restaurant's namesake pepper. A Chili's statement confirmed that a former cook at the restaurant was diagnosed with typhoid fever earlier this month ... More >>
The H1N1 virus has claimed its first death in Florida and Miami-Dade County, killing a 9-year-old, according to the Miami-Dade County Health Department. The total number of confirmed swine flu cases in the county now tops 143. The state's count is up to 417. Nationally, the virus is said to be ... More >>
Artist brings her silicone twin to town for one last romp.
It wasn't part of the school curriculum, and for one girl who is HIV-positive, it was a bad idea
A rash of grotesque and dangerous staph infections among inmates gets no action from jail officials