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South Florida woman first to receive bionic eye in Florida

Growing up, Carmen Torres didn't think much about her vision until the age of 18, when she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a condition in which vision gradually declines over time.

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Bascom Palmer Eye performs first bionic eye surgery in...

Growing up, Carmen Torres didn't think much about her vision until the age of 18, when she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a condition in which vision gradually declines over time.

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Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses

A headache and fever are initial signs of mosquito-borne diseases, such as the West Nile virus and encephalitis.

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WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Trials of the single-dose VSV-EBOV vaccine began in…

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Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a local health official, who told CNN on Friday all the cases are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

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Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

Health issues resulting from a 2012 heatlh scare are resolved and Hillary Clinton is physically fit to serve as president, according to her personal physician.

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Anti-vaccine mom charged with kidnapping daughter

On May 13, 2014, South Florida resident Robert Baumann went to pick up his daughter, Lilly, from the home of her mother, Megan Everett. When he got there, Everett and Lilly were nowhere to be found.

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Those living with Essential Tremor struggle with everyday...

The disorder, Essential Tremor, affects nearly 10 million Americans but is often overlooked.

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2 dead in N.Y. Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.

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Study: Americans cutting calories, but still not healthy

After years of bad news about the obesity epidemic, which affects one-third of Americans, things may finally be looking up. In the past 10 years the rates of obesity appear to be leveling off among both children and adults.

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