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Mosquito-Borne Zika Cases Confirmed In Miami-Dade

Florida's worries about the Zika virus have turned into reality.In the middle of the state's typically humid, buggy summer, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that four Zika cases in South Florida were likely caused by mosquito bites.
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Florida's worries about the Zika virus have turned into reality.

In the middle of the state's typically humid, buggy summer, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that four Zika cases in South Florida were likely caused by mosquito bites.

Florida's Department of Health has granted its second dispensing authorization for medical marijuana and its location will be in Tampa.

FDA: No Miami-Area Blood Donations During Zika Investigation

Jul 29, 2016

Pointing to concerns about transmission of the Zika virus, the federal Food and Drug Administration on Thursday requested that blood banks in Miami-Dade and Broward counties temporarily halt collecting blood until safeguards are put in place.

As pot shops start to sprout in Florida, cities are struggling with how --- or whether --- to regulate the state's new marijuana industry.

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Investigators are looking for answers after fire broke out at a Tampa mosque for the second time in 10 days.

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Gov. Rick Scott is going to become national chairman of a super PAC that is backing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.

Most of Steve Kenan was laid to rest in St. Petersburg after his unexpected death in 2013. But not his heart.

That organ, preserved in formaldehyde, has traveled more than 1,000 miles to be studied by pathologists in three states. So far, they can’t agree on what killed him; was it his chronic heart condition or a medical mistake?

Dr. Dr. Gillian Hotz is the director of the KiDZ Neuroscience Center and the sports concussion program at the University of Miami. And now, she can add videogame developer to her resume.

This fall, Hotz is piloting an educational video game with youth football leagues across the country.

The game is called SportzSafe. And it’s designed to teach young players how to prevent, identify and address concussions.

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and Sarasota Memorial are the only two hospitals in Florida to receive the top score – five stars – for overall quality in a new federal rating system released on Wednesday.

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