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Two nurses lose licenses over involvement with drugs

The Department of Health’s monthly report of Emergency Suspension Orders and Emergency Restriction Orders includes only two people from South Florida: former pharmacy technician and suspended practical nurse Guillermo Delgado of South Miami-Dade and Coral Springs’ Julie Nickell.

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Bascom Palmer ranked top eye hospital in nation

U.S. News & World Report magazine’s annual hospital rankings released Tuesday named the University of Miami Health System’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute the nation’s best eye hospital. Baptist Hospital Miami ranked as the best overall medical facility in Miami.

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Awake brain surgery can be good for you and your surgeon

For many patients, the idea of brain surgery can be scary. This may be especially true if the area being treated is near parts of the brain that control sight, motor skills or speech. Preserving function is what prompted neurosurgeons at Mayo Clinic to perform what's called awake brain surgery. With this surgery, the patient is awake and talking during part of the procedure, so the surgeon knows he or she is safely performing the operation.

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How Republicans tried to sell the G.O.P. health plan

Since his campaign, President Trump and the Republican Party have pushed hard for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
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How Republicans tried to sell the G.O.P. health plan 2:00

How Republicans tried to sell the G.O.P. health plan

Awake brain surgery can be good for you and your surgeon 1:01

Awake brain surgery can be good for you and your surgeon

He belted out '80s tunes while undergoing brain surgery 1:52

He belted out '80s tunes while undergoing brain surgery

How the GOP health plan would treat the sick 3:13

How the GOP health plan would treat the sick