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Fort Lauderdale Firefighters Go Pink for the Month of October

Fort Lauderdale firefighters will be sporting a different looking uniform in the month of October. ...

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Male Breast Cancer

Any man can develop breast cancer, but it is most common among men who are 60–70 years of age. ...

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health (DOH) today announced further collaboration with numerous state health organizations to ensure that information is shared with their respective members in the health and medical communities. Information has been disseminated to 30 professional health care associations over the past several days.   “The Florida Society of Neurology (FSN) cannot overemphasiz ...

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Breast Lumps: What’s Normal, What’s Not

By Felicia Vance, BDO Staff Writer            So you found a lump — now what? Though all breast lumps need to be evaluated by a trained medical professional, the majority turn out to be noncancerous, especially in younger women. First, don’t panic… 80 to 85 percent of breast lumps are benign, meaning they are noncancerous, especially in women younger than age 40. Not only that, but if you’re at an age where ...

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Sunshine State Health Plan® gains 10 additional counties by the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs to expand its Nursing Home Diversion Program

(Sunshine Health) recently announced that its Nursing Home Diversion program has expanded its footprint into 10 additional counties throughout the State of Florida ...

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Sickle Cell: Why Blacks need to be more aware

affecting people of all races, not just African Americans ...

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Broward County Health Department encourage the public to take precautions against flu

(BCHD) officials are advising the public to take precautionary measures against influenza (flu ...

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Broward County residents were paid $178k to save 26 million gallons of water in one year — and they did

In addition, the program received more than 150 pledges to conserve water from Broward County residents. This ...

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Broward Health North opens new Post Anesthesia Care Unit

(BHN) hospital announced the opening of their new Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), ...

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