Doctors say depression, ADHD and bipolar disorder are the most common mental illnesses in boys between the ages of 18 and 24.
Health experts say it's vital to do a detox with proper supervision and to avoid potentially risky side effects.
The U.S. leads the world in patient safety, but some say there are still too many risks during procedures and surgeries.
With Implantable contact lenses, surgery is done one eye at a time, about a week apart. Doctors say patients can see clearly almost immediately.
Officials say one in every three women in the U.S. has been a victim of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
Women spend billions of dollars in the beauty industry annually, but items in your fridge and pantry may hold the secret to healthy skin.
Cosmetic surgery procedures are on the rise in the U.S., up five percent over the last four years.
Kybella is injected into the chin once a month for up to six months, and melts away fat.
Digestive disorders strike about one in five to one in 10 children.
Cardiomyopathy is caused by extreme emotional stress which causes severe heart muscle failure.
The vision-affecting disorder starts with decreased night and peripheral vision.
A South Florida nurse who goes above and beyond for a cancer patient is Local 10's Tribute to Nurses honoree.
A scan with a new device called the Optovue OCT allows specialists to catch developing problems that may not be showing any symptoms early on.
Health experts join Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney to discuss Medicaid expansion and the lack of resolution on how to fund the cost of health care for the neediest on "This Week in South Florida."
A Florida nurse invented a pacifier that has a special grove, which helps keep the pacifier in the mouths of preemie babies who are incubated.
A new type of contacts called 'Define' enhances your natural eye color, doctors say.
Because medical marijuana is illegal in Florida, a South Florida mother is using hemp supplements to treat her autistic son.
Statins are a popular medication used to treat cardiovascular disease, but has worrisome side effects.
Nearly 20 percent of children born in the U.S. are born with an ear deformity.
Also in Tuesday's healthcast, is the latest reaction to proposed breast cancer screening guidelines.
Dermatologists are enthusiastic about a new technique that can work not only for stretch marks, but for acne scars and surgical scars.
The American College of Physicians has released a set of guidelines for women wondering if they should be screened for cervical cancer.
Doctors recommend drinking 17-20 ounces of water two hours before working out in the summertime heat.
Right now, the procedure is reserved for a-fib patients who cannot tolerate blood thinners.
The donors and recipients of Florida's first four-way kidney exchange transplant gather at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Doctors say taking time away from cellphones can reduce physical stress and related health issues, such as back and neck pain.
The glasses, manufactured by Enchroma, can benefit about 80 percent of people with color blindness. They cost about $350 and are covered by most vision insurance plans.
A South Florida researcher developed a smart phone app that can detect bacterial infections such as E. coli and HIV.
Studies show benefits go beyond cardiovascular system
The parents, who discovered their 7-year-old daughter had a benign brain tumor during a routine eye exam are paying it forward by holding a fundraiser to benefit Joe Di Maggio Children's Hospital.
Three children were taken to a hospital Monday for treatment after a bounce house toppled from a waterspout in Fort Lauderdale.
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