Medical experts say marijuana is connected to weight loss.
South Florida is among the nation's top spots for cosmetic surgery, but it also has the dubious distinction of being a hub for unlicensed and unscrupulous operators.
Moderate alcohol intake has long be linked to lower rates of cardiovascular disease and death among healthy individuals, and now a new study looks at possible benefits for diabetics.
Local 10 News looks at the devastating consequences of illegal cosmetic surgery and how one South Florida doctor is trying to help a woman recover.
A minimally invasive procedure to kick start weight loss was only approved last month in the U.S., but it has been done in Europe thousands of times with promising results.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women, but in many cases those deaths could be prevented.
About 14 percent of American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss for Americans over the age of 50.
A new study shows that changing the way donor lungs are shared could result in almost twice as many lung transplants for pediatric patients.
Imagine a deadly disease that could attack a family's dog with no warning.
With more states legalizing marijuana, 'drugged' driving is becoming a bigger issue, researchers say.
About 15 million Americans suffer from a condition called Dysphagia, which makes it difficult to swallow.
Medical students at Nova Southeastern University are taking part in a new line of study learning vital basic terms to communicate with their future Hispanic patients.
Mental health experts say losing an hour of daylight often triggers the winter blues and seasonal affective disorder.
An estimated 29 million Americans are living with diabetes --a chronic disease that can be both debilitating and deadly.
Melanoma accounts for less than 5 percent of skin cancers, but it causes the most skin cancer deaths.
The senobright, a new contrast enhanced mammography, involves two images that lay on top of each other.
A new study found that the Mediterranean diet, which is rich in fish, plant-based foods and healthy fats like olive oil, appears to help reduce brain aging.
The FDA held a recent hearing to listen to patients' complaints about the birth control device, Essure, which some say has dangerous side effects.
A new approach for treating people who are at risk of suffering a stroke may help them get off problematic medications.
A woman who was just 9 years old when she and others were accidentally doused with napalm during the Vietnam War is getting treatment at a South Florida hospital more than 40 years later.
A study found that 56 percent of women say they are concerned about unknown results from undergoing a mammogram.
From asthma to accidents, there are a number of reasons millions of Americans struggle to breathe, and one South Florida program is working hard to help people breathe freely again.
Adverse reactions to dietary supplements send 23,000 Americans to the hospital every year.
Local 10 News' Kristi Krueger visits the courageous South Florida women who have overcome breast cancer, surprising them with a cake and flowers.
A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the use of hookahs and e-cigarettes can more than double the chances of later cigarette use.
Although cancer in children is rare, it is the leading cause of death by disease for children past infancy in the U.S.
An estimated 500,000 people in the U.S. die suddenly every year from cardiac death.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 3 million children under the age of 19 suffer concussions.
A man was injured Sunday in a shooting at a home in Miramar.
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