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DOH-Miami-Dade offers free back-to-school immunizations

DOH-Miami-Dade offers free back-to-school immunizations

MIAMI – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s Immunization Program is urging parents to check their children’s immunization record to see if they are due for a vaccine. Children entering Kindergarten and 7th grade are normally due for a vaccine and need to meet the requirements for school entry. If your child is […]

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Make Sure Your Child’s Vaccinations Are Up To Date for Back to School

Make Sure Your Child’s Vaccinations Are Up To Date for Back to School

BROWARD COUNTY – Shopping for new clothes, stocking up on school supplies and picking out edgy new backpacks are some of the back-to-school rituals kids look forward to every year. Making sure their childhood vaccines are up-to-date is equally important and required by Florida law. Children can’t start school unless they receive all vaccines against […]

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Cayman Islands Poised To Be Western Medical Tourism Capital

Cayman Islands Poised To Be Western Medical Tourism Capital

Health City Cayman Islands Draws Medical Tourists from Central America and the Caribbean CAYMAN ISLANDS – Dr. Devi Shetty, founder of the Caribbean’s preeminent medical care facility Health City Cayman Islands, believes the Cayman Islands will become the “capital of medical tourism for the western hemisphere” within the next seven years. Speaking with journalist James […]

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CBD Candy Facts: 5 Benefits You Could See From Having This Candy

CBD Candy Facts: 5 Benefits You Could See From Having This Candy

Trying to figure out what CBD candy really is? Keep reading to get all the facts and see if the treat is for you. Cannabidiol is growing famous by the day, and the product is magically appearing everywhere. You might be wondering why the fuss? Maybe you are there asking yourself, “Do we really need […]

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How to Keep Safe During Mosquito Season

How to Keep Safe During Mosquito Season

By Sallie James Florida Department of Health in Broward County BROWARD COUNTY – You’re trying to fall asleep when you hear that barely-audible, high-pitched buzz that tells you a bloodthirsty mosquito is waiting to take a bite. It can be annoying, but mosquitoes are more than just annoying. They can carry serious diseases like encephalitis […]

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Tobacco kills one person every 34 seconds in the Americas

Tobacco kills one person every 34 seconds in the Americas

Washington, D.C. – Tobacco control measures, particularly those to ensure smoke-free indoor public and work spaces, must be urgently stepped up in order to protect the health of the people of the Americas, says the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), regional branch for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). Tobacco use has a […]

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How To Soften Your Water In South Florida

How To Soften Your Water In South Florida

As you are probably well aware, South Florida has a lot of hard water, water that can make your life difficult. It clogs up the pipes, ruins kitchen appliances, damages clothes, harms skin and makes hair feel terrible. But why is there so much hard water in the Sunshine State and what are the best […]

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Vaping Marijuana for Respiratory Health

Vaping Marijuana for Respiratory Health

Medical use of marijuana remains a controversial subject. The treatment and healing effects of marijuana have been known for decades. For instance, some people have used cannabis for respiratory problems like difficulty breathing, wheezing, and coughing for years. These are signs of respiratory problems like asthma which doesn’t have a cure.   Some studies have […]

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Tips on How to Get Pregnant Fast

Tips on How to Get Pregnant Fast

Getting pregnant may be easy for some people yet tricky for others. It can be enjoyable for some couples attempting to conceive, but it may take longer for others who cannot succeed even after several attempts. However, there are numerous factors that directly or indirectly affect your chances of conceiving. Below are some hints on […]

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Nursing staff are vital for making progress towards universal health

Nursing staff are vital for making progress towards universal health

Nurses make up more than 50% of health workers yet, in many countries of the Americas, shortages persist. New PAHO guidelines seek to strengthen their role in achieving health for all.  Washington, DC – Today, at the launch of the Strategic Directions for Nursing in the Region of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization […]

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