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Gov. Scott: Florida Calls on CDC to Activate Emergency Response Team Following Confirmed Mosquito-Borne Transmissions

UPDATE - Aug. 9, 2016: Palm Beach County has its first suspected local case of Zika bringing the number of patients with locally acquired Zika to 17 in South Florida, with 15 of those in Miami-Dade County.  An unidentified person who may have visited Miami is believed to have contracted Palm Beach County's first locally acquired case of Zika. Florida Department of Health officials have begun taking samples and… Read More

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CDC: Early Data Suggests Potentially Severe Flu Season

CDC Urges Vaccination, Treatment Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this season and recommends prompt treatment with antiviral drugs for people at high risk of complications who develop flu. So far this year, seasonal influenza A H3N2 viruses have been most common… Read More

Urgent Care for Your Child’s Accidents and Roughhousing

Parenting Plus magazine called upon Peter Lamelas, M.D., CEO and Chief Medical Officer of MD Now Urgent Care for safety advice around accidents. Read the May issue of Parenting Plus magazine to find an article about wound closure for kids, written by Dr. Lamelas.

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Parenting Article: An Urgent Case for Pink Eye Treatment

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