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Rejuvenating Joints

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Knee injuries are becoming more common in younger patients who don't want to do major surgery. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how new technology is 'rejuvenating joints'! More>>

Exercise Caution Video included

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Sometimes we feel like exercise is going to kill us, but did you know that some say it actually can? With all the new, hardcore workouts out there, doctors say there really can be too much of a good thing. 7's Diana Diaz shows us why you should exercise caution. More>>

Clear Signs

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Many parents know to take their child to the dentist when they're young to prevent cavities, but what about protecting their vision? 7's Alexis Rivera shows us the clear signs to look for in tonight's Medical Report. More>>

Face Fix Video included

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Many of us get broken capillaries on our faces from aging and the sun. It used to be dangerous to remove them, but there's new hope for these blood vessel blemishes. 7's Alexis Rivera shows us how a new laser is being used for a Face Fix.WSVN -- Darlene Stokes has always liked her skin. But, the small spider veins on her face really bothered her.Darlene Stokes: "Like a dark purple color, and they were on both sides of my face. I was conscious of them, so I would cover them with makeup."For ye... More>>

Forget the formula

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We have always heard breastfeeding is best when it comes to newborns. Now a local hospital is going the extra mile to make sure new moms know the benefits. 7's Christine Cruz shows us why experts are saying 'Forget the Formula'. More>>

Natural News Video included

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These days, everyone is looking for more natural ways to be healthy, and even though it may sound bizarre, some are using oil to do everything from whiten their teeth to help with oral problems. 7's Diana Diaz has this Natural News. More>>

Wine Worry Video included

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With the South Beach Wine and Food Festival taking over South Florida this weekend, people definitely drank a lot of wine. But what if the wine we're drinking contains a potential cancer-causing toxin? 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a local school is working to tackle a "Wine Worry."

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Free Fitness

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It's a New Year and most people make the resolution to get fit. But if joining a gym isn't for you, 7s Christine Cruz shows us how a trip to your public park can provide fun and free fitness. More>>

Catching Cancer

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Five years ago, Carole Thompson wasn't feeling well.
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Back Off

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It's estimated that 80 percent of people will suffer from back pain at some point in their life. And for many, the suggested fix is surgery. But are spinal surgeries being over-prescribed? 7s Diana Diaz shows us why one doctor is cautioning patients to back off when it comes to surgery. More>>

Digital Dilemma

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Most of us can't live without our smart phones, tablets and computers, but are all those hours staring at a screen putting a strain on our eyes? 7's Diana Diaz shows us how we can help prevent this Digital Dilemma. More>>

Diabetes Danger

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When a child is diagnosed with diabetes, it can be worrisome. Some parents spend most of the night checking on their child to make sure their blood sugar levels don't go up and down. 7's Alexis Rivera reports, new technology is helping avoid this "diabetes danger." More>>

Out of Options

The SightTrust Eye Institute in Sunrise is one of the first in the nation implanting the ARTIFLEX Toric Lens. The SightTrust Eye Institute in Sunrise is one of the first in the nation implanting the ARTIFLEX Toric Lens.
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In the past, if you weren't a candidate for laser eye surgery, you were stuck with glasses or contacts. Tonight, 7's Diana Diaz shows us a new alternative for people who are "Out of Options." More>>

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  • Have a Heart

    Have a Heart

    Friday, January 3 2014 7:42 PM EST2014-01-04 00:42:07 GMT
    What if your child seemed perfectly healthy one day and the next you were told they needed a new heart. It happened to a South Florida family who is calling their journey a miracle. 7's Alexis Rivera shows us how we can all Have a Heart.
    What if your child seemed perfectly healthy one day and the next you were told they needed a new heart. It happened to a South Florida family who is calling their journey a miracle. 7's Alexis Rivera shows us how we can all Have a Heart.
  • Stephanie's Story

    Stephanie's Story

    Monday, December 23 2013 9:49 AM EST2013-12-23 14:49:26 GMT
    When you think of arthritis you probably think of someone who is older, but thousands of young people are suffering with the painful disease. Now one young woman is speaking about her 17 year struggle in hopes of helping others. 7's Lynn Martinez has Stephanie's story.
    When you think of arthritis you probably think of someone who is older, but thousands of young people are suffering with the painful disease. Now one young woman is speaking about her 17 year struggle in hopes of helping others. 7's Lynn Martinez has Stephanie's story.
  • Story of Survival

    Story of Survival

    Friday, December 6 2013 11:30 PM EST2013-12-07 04:30:39 GMT

    When women hear their breast cancer has spread many believe there's little hope, but now these patients are living longer, healthier and happier lives. 7's Diana Diaz is here with one woman's Story of Survival.

    When women hear their breast cancer has spread many believe there's little hope, but now these patients are living longer, healthier and happier lives. 7's Diana Diaz is here with one woman's Story of Survival.

  • Fat Fighter

    Fat Fighter

    Friday, November 22 2013 9:02 PM EST2013-11-23 02:02:58 GMT
    It's got the name of a luxurious fast car and it's the latest machine to help Vanquish flab. Just in time for the holidays, 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this new fat fighter.
    It's got the name of a luxurious fast car and it's the latest machine to help Vanquish flab. Just in time for the holidays, 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this new fat fighter.
  • Botched Beauty

    Botched Beauty

    Friday, November 15 2013 5:51 PM EST2013-11-15 22:51:37 GMT
    Many people go in for cosmetic surgery hoping to look better. But in the wrong hands, you can end up with horrifying and often disfiguring results. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a South Florida doctor is helping correct "Botched Beauty."
    Many people go in for cosmetic surgery hoping to look better. But in the wrong hands, you can end up with horrifying and often disfiguring results. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a South Florida doctor is helping correct "Botched Beauty."
  • Deadly Diagnosis

    Deadly Diagnosis

    Friday, November 8 2013 5:35 PM EST2013-11-08 22:35:59 GMT
    It's always been thought of as a smoker's disease, but more and more people who have never smoked are being diagnosed with lung cancer. 7s Alexis Rivera shows us how one local woman is overcoming this once deadly diagnosis.
    It's always been thought of as a smoker's disease, but more and more people who have never smoked are being diagnosed with lung cancer. 7s Alexis Rivera shows us how one local woman is overcoming this once deadly diagnosis.
  • Daria's Journey

    Daria's Journey

    Sunday, November 3 2013 4:21 PM EST2013-11-03 21:21:33 GMT
    Miami Children's Hospital patient Daria Rozhkova traveled from Russia to seek treatment for a rare form of cancer.Miami Children's Hospital patient Daria Rozhkova traveled from Russia to seek treatment for a rare form of cancer.
    A little girl from Russia boarded a plane for the first time to travel to a Miami hospital in the hopes of saving her life. She suffers from a rare form of cancer, and only had months to live. 7's Lynn Martinez brings us "Daria's Journey."
    A little girl from Russia boarded a plane for the first time to travel to a Miami hospital in the hopes of saving her life. She suffers from a rare form of cancer, and only had months to live. 7's Lynn Martinez brings us "Daria's Journey."
  • Makeup Mistakes

    Makeup Mistakes

    Monday, October 21 2013 10:57 AM EDT2013-10-21 14:57:29 GMT
    Most women wouldn't walk out the front door without their makeup but what if the products you were using to look your best were making you look worse? 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how a new patch is helping women avoid those makeup mistakes.
    Most women wouldn't walk out the front door without their makeup but what if the products you were using to look your best were making you look worse? 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how a new patch is helping women avoid those makeup mistakes.
  • Freeze The Pain

    Freeze The Pain

    Friday, October 11 2013 5:46 PM EDT2013-10-11 21:46:49 GMT
    It's a problem for young women: non-cancerous lumps in the breasts that can cause a lot of pain. But instead of surgically removing them, 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a new procedure is helping "freeze the pain" away.
    It's a problem for young women: non-cancerous lumps in the breasts that can cause a lot of pain. But instead of surgically removing them, 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a new procedure is helping "freeze the pain" away.
  • Brow Boost

    Brow Boost

    Friday, September 27 2013 11:05 PM EDT2013-09-28 03:05:54 GMT
    Doctors can now use the hair from your head to create fuller eyebrows.Doctors can now use the hair from your head to create fuller eyebrows.
    Thick or thin, our eyebrows play a big role in how we look, and for those who've over-plucked or just lost hair due to aging, there's a new procedure to help restore your eyebrows to a fuller, youthful state. 7's Alexis Rivera show us this "Brow Boost."
    Thick or thin, our eyebrows play a big role in how we look, and for those who've over-plucked or just lost hair due to aging, there's a new procedure to help restore your eyebrows to a fuller, youthful state. 7's Alexis Rivera show us this "Brow Boost."
  • Special Salon

    Special Salon

    Monday, September 9 2013 11:45 AM EDT2013-09-09 15:45:43 GMT
    Cancer treatment is not only draining but affects your self-image. For kids and teens it can be extremely difficult. 7's Alexis Rivera shows us how a special salon is helping transform how they feel about themselves.Lauren Bendefsky is in the fight of her life. The 16-year-old was preparing for a dance recital last year when she was diagnosed with cancer.Lauren Bendefsky: "It was kind of a shock and you don't think that something like that would happen to you."She had surgery followed by a st...
    Cancer treatment is not only draining but affects your self-image. For kids and teens it can be extremely difficult. 7's Alexis Rivera shows us how a special salon is helping transform how they feel about themselves.Lauren Bendefsky is in the fight of her life. The 16-year-old was preparing for a dance recital last year when she was diagnosed with cancer.Lauren Bendefsky: "It was kind of a shock and you don't think that something like that would happen to you."She had surgery followed by a st...
  • Flab to Fab

    Flab to Fab

    Do you have some tough spots on your body you'd like to tighten up? 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a new machine that's helping people go from "flab to fab."
    Do you have some tough spots on your body you'd like to tighten up? 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a new machine that's helping people go from "flab to fab."
  • Cancer Camp

    Cancer Camp

    Kids battling cancer are told what they can't do because of their weakened immune systems. A special camp not only allows them to be kids, but experience something they will never forget. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us.
    Kids battling cancer are told what they can't do because of their weakened immune systems. A special camp not only allows them to be kids, but experience something they will never forget. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us.
  • Saving Skin

    Saving Skin

    A huge breakthrough in the way doctors are treating skin cancer. Instead of leaving patients scarred, they can now get rid of the cancer without any cutting. 7's Diana Diaz shows us this new treatment that's Saving Skin.
    A huge breakthrough in the way doctors are treating skin cancer. Instead of leaving patients scarred, they can now get rid of the cancer without any cutting. 7's Diana Diaz shows us this new treatment that's Saving Skin.
  • Life-Saving Shot

    Life-Saving Shot

    It can happen in a matter of seconds, a child's life in danger because of a severe allergic reaction. Now our schools will be prepared. 7's Christine Cruz shows us why they will now be armed with this life-saving shot!
    It can happen in a matter of seconds, a child's life in danger because of a severe allergic reaction. Now our schools will be prepared. 7's Christine Cruz shows us why they will now be armed with this life-saving shot!
  • Single Shot

    Single Shot

    Friday, July 12 2013 6:40 PM EDT2013-07-12 22:40:03 GMT
    Facing breast cancer treatment can mean weeks and weeks of radiation therapy. But now local doctors are offering a "Single Shot" to some patients. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how it works.
    Facing breast cancer treatment can mean weeks and weeks of radiation therapy. But now local doctors are offering a "Single Shot" to some patients. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how it works.
  • Race to Relief

    Race to Relief

    Friday, July 5 2013 5:36 PM EDT2013-07-05 21:36:00 GMT
    An inspiring story from a young man who suffers from epilepsy. After years of suffering from debilitating seizures, he is now competing in triathlons. 7s Diana Diaz shows us his race to relief.
    An inspiring story from a young man who suffers from epilepsy. After years of suffering from debilitating seizures, he is now competing in triathlons. 7s Diana Diaz shows us his race to relief.

  • Surge Training

    Surge Training

    Monday, June 17 2013 10:33 AM EDT2013-06-17 14:33:11 GMT
    What if you could cut your workout time to just minutes instead of hours and get the same results or better? Sound too good to be true? 7s Diana Diaz shows us how surge training works to get you fit faster.
    What if you could cut your workout time to just minutes instead of hours and get the same results or better? Sound too good to be true? 7s Diana Diaz shows us how surge training works to get you fit faster.
  • Surgery Struggle

    Surgery Struggle

    After secretly undergoing a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, Angelina Jolie's fight to lower her risk of getting cancer isn't over yet. Jolie says she will also remove her ovaries. 7's Robbin Simmons talked to a local woman who has gone through this same surgery struggle.
    After secretly undergoing a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, Angelina Jolie's fight to lower her risk of getting cancer isn't over yet. Jolie says she will also remove her ovaries. 7's Robbin Simmons talked to a local woman who has gone through this same surgery struggle.
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  • Goodbye to Reading Glasses

    Goodbye to Reading Glasses

    By the time most of us hit our mid 40's we're reaching for those reading glasses! There's no cure for the common condition that causes loss of near vision caused by aging, but doctors may have found something that...
    By the time most of us hit our mid 40's we're reaching for those reading glasses! There's no cure for the common condition that causes loss of near vision caused by aging, but doctors may have found something that may help...
  • Heat Help

    Heat Help

    Doctors have a new tool that uses heat to help find breast cancer possibly years before a tumor has formed, best part, nothing ever touches the patient's breast. 7s Diana Diaz shows us this Heat Help.
    Doctors have a new tool that uses heat to help find breast cancer possibly years before a tumor has formed, best part, nothing ever touches the patient's breast. 7s Diana Diaz shows us this Heat Help.
  • Simpler Surgery

    Simpler Surgery

    For some cancer patients removing tumors meant days or weeks of recovery. Now this life-saving operation is being done through one tiny incision. 7s Richard Lemus shows us how this simpler surgery works.
    For some cancer patients removing tumors meant days or weeks of recovery. Now this life-saving operation is being done through one tiny incision. 7s Richard Lemus shows us how this simpler surgery works.
  • Artificial Pancreas

    Artificial Pancreas

    Living with type one diabetes can be exhausting, but soon technology could take care of it all. 7s Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
    Living with type one diabetes can be exhausting, but soon technology could take care of it all. 7s Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Targeting Tumors

    Targeting Tumors

    Liver cancer is one of the hardest to treat, but some new technology is helping patients live longer. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how this treatment is Targeting Tumors.
    Liver cancer is one of the hardest to treat, but some new technology is helping patients live longer. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how this treatment is Targeting Tumors.
  • Chemo Bath

    Chemo Bath

    A million and a half people will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Cancers of the abdomen like colon cancer are some of the hardest to treat. Now doctors are giving some patients a Chemo Bath to stop the disease....
    A million and a half people will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Cancers of the abdomen like colon cancer are some of the hardest to treat. Now doctors are giving some patients a Chemo Bath to stop the disease. 7s...
  • Balding Breakthrough

    Balding Breakthrough

    When you think of hair loss you don't normally think about children and teenagers, but some kids endure some sort of trauma or early hair loss that can be devastating. 7's Richard Lemus shows us a new balding...
    When you think of hair loss you don't normally think about children and teenagers, but some kids endure some sort of trauma or early hair loss that can be devastating. 7's Richard Lemus shows us a new balding breakthrough...
  • The Vein Game

    The Vein Game

    In the hot Florida sun, your child can become dehydrated very easily and it can be deadly. When getting treatment seconds count, but trying to insert IVs in children can be difficult. Now doctors have a new tool...
    In the hot Florida sun, your child can become dehydrated very easily and it can be deadly. When getting treatment seconds count, but trying to insert IVs in children can be difficult. Now doctors have a new tool making it...
  • Braces off Faster

    Braces off Faster

    Thousands of kids get braces every year, but nobody likes the time spent waiting for them to come off. Now, researchers are testing a new device that shakes teeth back into shape to get the metal mouth off faster...
    Thousands of kids get braces every year, but nobody likes the time spent waiting for them to come off. Now, researchers are testing a new device that shakes teeth back into shape to get the metal mouth off faster than...
  • Freeze the Fat

    Freeze the Fat

    It's a cool, new way to get rid of fat without surgery. You just sit back and relax as your flab is frozen away. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how doctors are now using a new machine to freeze the fat.
    It's a cool, new way to get rid of fat without surgery. You just sit back and relax as your flab is frozen away. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how doctors are now using a new machine to freeze the fat.
  • Stopping Strokes

    Stopping Strokes

    A stroke can happen to anyone and the faster you get medical help, the better your chances at recovery. Now, a new tool is giving doctors here in South Florida a greater chance at saving patients. 7s Diana Diaz...
    A stroke can happen to anyone and the faster you get medical help, the better your chances at recovery. Now, a new tool is giving doctors here in South Florida a greater chance at saving patients. 7s Diana Diaz shows us...
  • Microwaving Tumors

    Microwaving Tumors

    Kidney cancer can be difficult to treat. Now doctors are microwaving the cancer to kill it and keep it from coming back. 7s Luanne Sorrel has details in today's Healthcast.
    Kidney cancer can be difficult to treat. Now doctors are microwaving the cancer to kill it and keep it from coming back. 7s Luanne Sorrel has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Sleep Soundly

    Sleep Soundly

    If snoring is a problem, you don't have to spend the night in a sleep lab to get help. There's a simple new test that can detect if you have a sleep disorder right from your own bed. 7s Richard Lemus shows us how...
    If snoring is a problem, you don't have to spend the night in a sleep lab to get help. There's a simple new test that can detect if you have a sleep disorder right from your own bed. 7s Richard Lemus shows us how we can...
  • Healthy Heart

    Healthy Heart

    We've all heard of babies born with a heart defect Like a hole in the heart, but these days, more adults are suffering from this problem than children. 7s Diana Diaz tells what to look for to make sure you have a...
    We've all heard of babies born with a heart defect Like a hole in the heart, but these days, more adults are suffering from this problem than children. 7s Diana Diaz tells what to look for to make sure you have a Healthy...
  • Brain Implant For Deafness

    Brain Implant For Deafness

    Living in a world of complete silence can be difficult. Now surgeons are turning to a new type of implant that helps re-train the brain and open up a new world of sound. 7s Richard Lemus has details in today's...
    Living in a world of complete silence can be difficult. Now surgeons are turning to a new type of implant that helps re-train the brain and open up a new world of sound. 7s Richard Lemus has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Healthcast

    Healthcast

    It's a breakthrough for women who've lost their breasts to cancer. There's a new breast reconstruction procedure that involves no cutting or implants and allows women to get their natural breasts back. 7's Diana...
    It's a breakthrough for women who've lost their breasts to cancer. There's a new breast reconstruction procedure that involves no cutting or implants and allows women to get their natural breasts back. 7's Diana Diaz shows...
  • Secret Sickness

    Secret Sickness

    It's considered a routine surgery hundreds of thousands of people have each year, but some patients who've gone through hernia repair operations believe they are now living with a secret sickness. 7's Craig Stevens...
    It's considered a routine surgery hundreds of thousands of people have each year, but some patients who've gone through hernia repair operations believe they are now living with a secret sickness. 7's Craig Stevens has...
  • Fixing Babies Heads

    Fixing Babies Heads

    It happens to one out of every 2,000 babies. The bones in their skull fuse together causing a pointed head. Surgeons have to operate to relieve pressure on a growing brain. Now, there's a way of fixing the...
    It happens to one out of every 2,000 babies. The bones in their skull fuse together causing a pointed head. Surgeons have to operate to relieve pressure on a growing brain. Now, there's a way of fixing the condition with...
  • Liquid Lift

    Liquid Lift

    It's a facelift that takes less than an hour, and no cutting is involved. 7's Diana Diaz shows how a liquid lift is helping patients regain their youthful looks.
    It's a facelift that takes less than an hour, and no cutting is involved. 7's Diana Diaz shows how a liquid lift is helping patients regain their youthful looks.
  • Dr. Dog

    Dr. Dog

    Man's best friend can do a lot more than play catch and fetch your slippers. At one South Florida hospital, a specially-trained dog is helping severely injured people make it through rehab. 7's Richard Lemus shows...
    Man's best friend can do a lot more than play catch and fetch your slippers. At one South Florida hospital, a specially-trained dog is helping severely injured people make it through rehab. 7's Richard Lemus shows us this...
  • Secret Side of Sex Drugs

    Secret Side of Sex Drugs

    More than 30 million men take them for erectile dysfunction, but the drugs marketed to treat male impotence are now being studied to treat more than a dozen diseases! 7's Christine Cruz has more on the secret side...
    More than 30 million men take them for erectile dysfunction, but the drugs marketed to treat male impotence are now being studied to treat more than a dozen diseases! 7's Christine Cruz has more on the secret side of sex...
  • Back in Step

    Back in Step

    Many people who have suffered a stroke or a spinal cord injury are left without the ability to walk normally. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how a new device is helping patients get back in step.
    Many people who have suffered a stroke or a spinal cord injury are left without the ability to walk normally. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how a new device is helping patients get back in step.
  • Removing Tumors

    Removing Tumors

    Each year, up to 15-million Americans are diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome. It occurs when the body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol, often caused by a benign tumor deep inside the brain. Now,...
    Each year, up to 15-million Americans are diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome. It occurs when the body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol, often caused by a benign tumor deep inside the brain. Now, doctors say...
  • Test of Time

    Test of Time

    Your looks and your age don't always tell the whole story about how your body is really aging. Researchers have now developed a breakthrough test that they believe will show how you're aging from the inside and say...
    Your looks and your age don't always tell the whole story about how your body is really aging. Researchers have now developed a breakthrough test that they believe will show how you're aging from the inside and say it...
  • Cancer Concerns

    Cancer Concerns

    For almost a year, a childhood cancer cluster in the Acreage has been the focus for state and federal investigators, but that small Palm Beach county community may not be alone. A new study shows there might be...
    For almost a year, a childhood cancer cluster in the Acreage has been the focus for state and federal investigators, but that small Palm Beach county community may not be alone. A new study shows there might be cancer...
  • Lengthening Legs

    Lengthening Legs

    Kids born with leg deformities often face amputation, but one doctor is working to give these children more choices, including a treatment that allows them to keep their legs. 7's Christine Cruz has details in...
    Kids born with leg deformities often face amputation, but one doctor is working to give these children more choices, including a treatment that allows them to keep their legs. 7's Christine Cruz has details in Healthcast.
  • Help For Heartburn

    Help For Heartburn

    Heartburn is a very common problem for some people. It can be so bad it wakes them up in the middle of the night, but there's new help for heartburn. 7's Richard Lemus has the story.
    Heartburn is a very common problem for some people. It can be so bad it wakes them up in the middle of the night, but there's new help for heartburn. 7's Richard Lemus has the story.
  • Hear this Message

    Hear this Message

    When it comes to protecting our kids hearing doctors say you should start at birth, that's why audiologists everywhere were thrilled to see saints quarterback, Drew Brees, protect his child's ears during the super...
    When it comes to protecting our kids hearing doctors say you should start at birth, that's why audiologists everywhere were thrilled to see saints quarterback, Drew Brees, protect his child's ears during the super bowl....
  • Autism Test

    Autism Test

    Experts say all children should be screened for autism. A typical evaluation can take hours, but a new screening test is much quicker. 7's Christine Cruz has details in today's Healthcast.
    Experts say all children should be screened for autism. A typical evaluation can take hours, but a new screening test is much quicker. 7's Christine Cruz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • High-Def Help

    High-Def Help

    Colon cancer can be cured if caught early enough. Now, doctors have a new tool to help screen for the disease. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how this high-def help works!
    Colon cancer can be cured if caught early enough. Now, doctors have a new tool to help screen for the disease. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how this high-def help works!
  • No Scar Weight Loss Surgery

    No Scar Weight Loss Surgery

    There is new hope for overweight people trying to lose excessive pounds. A new weight loss procedure can be done without any cutting or scars! 7's Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
    There is new hope for overweight people trying to lose excessive pounds. A new weight loss procedure can be done without any cutting or scars! 7's Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Texting

    Texting

    If you have a teenager, you know how much time they spend texting friends with their cell phone, but now doctors warn it could be bad for their health. Richard Lemus has more in tonight's Healthcast.
    If you have a teenager, you know how much time they spend texting friends with their cell phone, but now doctors warn it could be bad for their health. Richard Lemus has more in tonight's Healthcast.
  • Allergic Animals

    Allergic Animals

    It's that time of year when many of us suffer from sneezing and itchy, watery eyes caused by seasonal allergies. But your dog may be suffering too. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how to get those allergic animals some...
    It's that time of year when many of us suffer from sneezing and itchy, watery eyes caused by seasonal allergies. But your dog may be suffering too. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how to get those allergic animals some much...
  • Silent Symptoms

    Silent Symptoms

    Think getting a neck ache is from the way you slept last night? Well, some aches and pains could be a sign of something much more serious. 7's Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
    Think getting a neck ache is from the way you slept last night? Well, some aches and pains could be a sign of something much more serious. 7's Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Breakthrough For Babies

    Breakthrough For Babies

    A local doctor has come up with a device that's treating a life-threatening condition for babies still in the womb. Helping to make sure the infants arrive alive and well, 7's Diana Diaz has more on this...
    A local doctor has come up with a device that's treating a life-threatening condition for babies still in the womb. Helping to make sure the infants arrive alive and well, 7's Diana Diaz has more on this breakthrough for...
  • Life Device

    Life Device

    Thousands of people in this country are waiting for a heart transplant, but some die before a donor heart can be found, but a new technology is giving them a little more time. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how this...
    Thousands of people in this country are waiting for a heart transplant, but some die before a donor heart can be found, but a new technology is giving them a little more time. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how this life...
  • Tummy Tubs

    Tummy Tubs

    Along with a new baby comes new routines, and many parents find bath time a good way to get baby ready for bed. The makers of a new bathtub say theirs is designed to calm a crying baby. 7's Diana Diaz has details...
    Along with a new baby comes new routines, and many parents find bath time a good way to get baby ready for bed. The makers of a new bathtub say theirs is designed to calm a crying baby. 7's Diana Diaz has details in...
  • Beauty Boost

    Beauty Boost

    Dermatologists are excited about a major breakthrough in anti-aging skin care. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how you don't have to spend a fortune to get this Beauty Boost.
    Dermatologists are excited about a major breakthrough in anti-aging skin care. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how you don't have to spend a fortune to get this Beauty Boost.
  • Under the Surface

    Under the Surface

    From heart disease to cancer, the latest imaging tool is making it easier for doctors to see exactly what's going on inside your body. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how this scanner is exposing what's under the surface.
    From heart disease to cancer, the latest imaging tool is making it easier for doctors to see exactly what's going on inside your body. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how this scanner is exposing what's under the surface.
  • First Aid at Home

    First Aid at Home

    Be prepared parents! That's the motto of an emergency room doctor with three toddlers of her own. So, what should be in your first aid kit at home? 7's Christine Cruz has details in today's Healthcast.
    Be prepared parents! That's the motto of an emergency room doctor with three toddlers of her own. So, what should be in your first aid kit at home? 7's Christine Cruz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Light the Way

    Light the Way

    There could soon be a new way to screen for cervical cancer, and unlike a regular pap smear, this new device doesn't require an uncomfortable tissue sample and results are immediate. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how it...
    There could soon be a new way to screen for cervical cancer, and unlike a regular pap smear, this new device doesn't require an uncomfortable tissue sample and results are immediate. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how it could...
  • Botox for Parkinson's

    Botox for Parkinson's

    A treatment used to get rid of wrinkles is proving to do more than make you look younger. Now, some doctors are using Botox to help people battling Parkinson's Disease. 7's Christine Cruz has details in today's...
    A treatment used to get rid of wrinkles is proving to do more than make you look younger. Now, some doctors are using Botox to help people battling Parkinson's Disease. 7's Christine Cruz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Blood for Beauty

    Blood for Beauty

    It's been called "the vampire filler," a new way to help aging faces using your own blood. Diana Diaz shows us how doctors are now using Blood for Beauty.
    It's been called "the vampire filler," a new way to help aging faces using your own blood. Diana Diaz shows us how doctors are now using Blood for Beauty.
  • Cord Blood Study

    Cord Blood Study

    We're hearing a lot about the potential of stem cells. Now, a new study is underway to see if they can really help people with a certain disorder. 7's Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
    We're hearing a lot about the potential of stem cells. Now, a new study is underway to see if they can really help people with a certain disorder. 7's Diana Diaz has details in today's Healthcast.
  • Save Your Skin

    Save Your Skin

    Getting checked for skin cancer can be a life-saver, but many times patients are left with scars from a biopsy when it's just a harmless freckle or mole. Now, there's a new device that's helping doctors look for...
    Getting checked for skin cancer can be a life-saver, but many times patients are left with scars from a biopsy when it's just a harmless freckle or mole. Now, there's a new device that's helping doctors look for cancer...
  • Teeth Treatment

    Teeth Treatment

    Could your teeth hold the key to treating a life-threatening illness years down the road? Some people are banking on that. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a teeth treatment could save your life.
    Could your teeth hold the key to treating a life-threatening illness years down the road? Some people are banking on that. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a teeth treatment could save your life.
  • Safer Scans

    Safer Scans

    When someone is injured or sick, the doctor may order a CT scan to get a clearer picture of what's happening, but these scans can pose a health risk to children. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how one local hospital...
    When someone is injured or sick, the doctor may order a CT scan to get a clearer picture of what's happening, but these scans can pose a health risk to children. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how one local hospital is...
  • Pollen Problem

    Pollen Problem

    If walking outside makes your eyes water and causes a sneezing fit, you're not alone. The pollen count is the highest it's been in years and people who don't even have allergies are suffering. 7's Christine Cruz...
    If walking outside makes your eyes water and causes a sneezing fit, you're not alone. The pollen count is the highest it's been in years and people who don't even have allergies are suffering. 7's Christine Cruz shows us...
  • Sleep Solution

    Sleep Solution

    Many people suffer from a dangerous condition called sleep apnea, where they stop breathing at night. Most have to end up wearing a bulky machine like the C-Pap while they sleep. But now, dentists are giving them...
    Many people suffer from a dangerous condition called sleep apnea, where they stop breathing at night. Most have to end up wearing a bulky machine like the C-Pap while they sleep. But now, dentists are giving them another...
  • Storm First Aid

    Storm First Aid

    When it comes to protecting our families before, during and after a storm, it's important to make sure you're ready for medical emergencies. Seven's Christine Cruz is here with first aid facts.
    When it comes to protecting our families before, during and after a storm, it's important to make sure you're ready for medical emergencies. Seven's Christine Cruz is here with first aid facts.
  • Veins Vanish

    Veins Vanish

    Spider veins are a common problem for many women and they're embarrassing and often hard to get rid of, but in tonight's Healthcast 7's Diana Diaz shows us a new machine that's making veins vanish without any down...
    Spider veins are a common problem for many women and they're embarrassing and often hard to get rid of, but in tonight's Healthcast 7's Diana Diaz shows us a new machine that's making veins vanish without any down time.
  • Skin Cancer

    Skin Cancer

    Researchers say they have scored a big breakthrough in the fight against skin cancer, and it harnesses the power of your own immune system. Experts in the field are warning this is a long way from a cure but say...
    Researchers say they have scored a big breakthrough in the fight against skin cancer, and it harnesses the power of your own immune system. Experts in the field are warning this is a long way from a cure but say for the...
  • Health Forecast

    Health Forecast

    Here in South Florida we know our unpredictable weather can ruin beach plans, but did you know it can also trigger some major health problems, like migraines even diabetes? 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a health...
    Here in South Florida we know our unpredictable weather can ruin beach plans, but did you know it can also trigger some major health problems, like migraines even diabetes? 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a health forecast...
  • Warriors of the Water

    Warriors of the Water

    Some local breast cancer survivors are finding the strength to fight the disease in an unlikely place, a boat. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how these women have become Warriors of the Water.
    Some local breast cancer survivors are finding the strength to fight the disease in an unlikely place, a boat. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how these women have become Warriors of the Water.
  • Rotating Radiation

    Rotating Radiation

    Cancer treatment can be difficult and draining, but a new treatment works faster and is easier on patient. 7s Christine Cruz shows us how Rotating Radiation is fighting tumors.
    Cancer treatment can be difficult and draining, but a new treatment works faster and is easier on patient. 7s Christine Cruz shows us how Rotating Radiation is fighting tumors.
  • Shot at Relief

    Shot at Relief

    Botox isn't just for smoothing out wrinkles. It's now helping people who grind or clench their teeth at night. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how botox injections are offering patients a shot at relief.
    Botox isn't just for smoothing out wrinkles. It's now helping people who grind or clench their teeth at night. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how botox injections are offering patients a shot at relief.
  • Preventing Pain

    Preventing Pain

    Whether it's the drill or the needle, many of us dread going to the dentist, but you don't have to be scared anymore. 7s Diana Diaz shows us a new device that's "Preventing Pain" at the dentist.
    Whether it's the drill or the needle, many of us dread going to the dentist, but you don't have to be scared anymore. 7s Diana Diaz shows us a new device that's "Preventing Pain" at the dentist.
  • Risks of Radiation

    Risks of Radiation

    Can CT scans cause long-term negative health problems? Some say, the radiation that gives a view inside the body could be harming us. 7's Diana Diaz shows us the Risks of Radiation.
    Can CT scans cause long-term negative health problems? Some say, the radiation that gives a view inside the body could be harming us. 7's Diana Diaz shows us the Risks of Radiation.
  • Headache Help

    Headache Help

    Headache pain can be so bad some people can't even get out of bed. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how a tiny device is giving some folks headache help.
    Headache pain can be so bad some people can't even get out of bed. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how a tiny device is giving some folks headache help.
  • Pregnancy Problem

    Pregnancy Problem

    It's a rare but serious condition that affects pregnant women and sometimes even their baby. One young woman tells her amazing story of survival and why all women should be aware of this potential Pregnancy...
    It's a rare but serious condition that affects pregnant women and sometimes even their baby. One young woman tells her amazing story of survival and why all women should be aware of this potential Pregnancy Problem. 7s...
  • Without A Trace

    Without A Trace

    A local 13-year-old was told he could be left disfigured by a life saving surgery to remove a tumor in his face, but one local doctor was able to remove the tumor "Without a Trace." 7s Diana Diaz has the story...
    A local 13-year-old was told he could be left disfigured by a life saving surgery to remove a tumor in his face, but one local doctor was able to remove the tumor "Without a Trace." 7s Diana Diaz has the story you'll see...
  • Running into Danger?

    Running into Danger?

    Most of us consider tennis shoes a must when running or taking a jog, but there's a new trend of running barefoot, but could you be Running into Danger? 7s Christine Cruz has the story.
    Most of us consider tennis shoes a must when running or taking a jog, but there's a new trend of running barefoot, but could you be Running into Danger? 7s Christine Cruz has the story.
  • Healing Hips

    Healing Hips

    For some people bad hip pain can totally disrupt their life, but as 7s Richard Lemus shows us, one local hospital has a new procedure that is Healing Hips.
    For some people bad hip pain can totally disrupt their life, but as 7s Richard Lemus shows us, one local hospital has a new procedure that is Healing Hips.
  • Gift of Life

    Gift of Life

    New moms are not only creating life, but now they have the opportunity to help someone fighting for theirs. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how a local program is giving the Gift of Life.
    New moms are not only creating life, but now they have the opportunity to help someone fighting for theirs. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how a local program is giving the Gift of Life.
  • 3 Sisters

    3 Sisters

    Losing a loved one can be devastating, but two South Florida sisters are trying to turn their painful loss into hope for other families. 7's Robbin Simmons has the story of "3 Sisters."
    Losing a loved one can be devastating, but two South Florida sisters are trying to turn their painful loss into hope for other families. 7's Robbin Simmons has the story of "3 Sisters."
  • Avoiding Injury

    Avoiding Injury

    The lazy, hazy days of summer will soon be coming to an end and that means kids will be hitting the field for the start of school sports. If your student athlete has been less than active this summer it's time to...
    The lazy, hazy days of summer will soon be coming to an end and that means kids will be hitting the field for the start of school sports. If your student athlete has been less than active this summer it's time to get them...
  • Eat Your Water

    Eat Your Water

    We've all heard it: you need to drink eight glasses of water a day. But that might not be the trick to getting a healthier, slimmer you. 7's Christine Cruz shows us a different approach: "Eat Your Water."
    We've all heard it: you need to drink eight glasses of water a day. But that might not be the trick to getting a healthier, slimmer you. 7's Christine Cruz shows us a different approach: "Eat Your Water."
  • Baby Boost

    Baby Boost

    New moms struggle with losing the baby weight. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how a new class is giving women a baby boost to get back in shape.
    New moms struggle with losing the baby weight. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how a new class is giving women a baby boost to get back in shape.
  • Shots too Soon?

    Shots too Soon?

    It used to be shocking to hear about a 25-year-old getting Botox, but the cosmetic patients are now getting even younger. Some doctors are saying, those kids are getting shots too soon. 7's Lynn Martinez has the...
    It used to be shocking to hear about a 25-year-old getting Botox, but the cosmetic patients are now getting even younger. Some doctors are saying, those kids are getting shots too soon. 7's Lynn Martinez has the story.
  • See to Believe

    See to Believe

    If you wear contact lens you know infections and red, dry eyes are common concerns, but as 7's Diana Diaz shows us, there's a new contact lens made to keep eyes healthier that you have to See to Believe.
    If you wear contact lens you know infections and red, dry eyes are common concerns, but as 7's Diana Diaz shows us, there's a new contact lens made to keep eyes healthier that you have to See to Believe.
  • Colds Cure Cancer?

    Colds Cure Cancer?

    You may think there is nothing worse than coming down with a cold, but new research is showing the common cold may actually help fight a common disease. 7's Diana Diaz has information on how colds could cure cancer.
    You may think there is nothing worse than coming down with a cold, but new research is showing the common cold may actually help fight a common disease. 7's Diana Diaz has information on how colds could cure cancer.
  • Save Your Skin

    Save Your Skin

    We know we're supposed to check our bodies for skin cancer, but we can't always see every part. Much less remember if a mole has changed, but there's some new advancements that can help us monitor our bodies...
    We know we're supposed to check our bodies for skin cancer, but we can't always see every part. Much less remember if a mole has changed, but there's some new advancements that can help us monitor our bodies better. 7's...
  • Light Fright

    Light Fright

    We've all heard the warnings about the sun and tanning beds causing skin cancer, but many women are also being exposed to harmful UV rays at a place you'd never guess. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this "Light Fright."
    We've all heard the warnings about the sun and tanning beds causing skin cancer, but many women are also being exposed to harmful UV rays at a place you'd never guess. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this "Light Fright."
  • Tone and Tighten

    Tone and Tighten

    When it comes to battling the signs of aging, the classic treatment has been a facelift. But a new procedure promises to give similar results without going under the knife. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how to Tone and...
    When it comes to battling the signs of aging, the classic treatment has been a facelift. But a new procedure promises to give similar results without going under the knife. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how to Tone and Tighten...
  • High-Tech Heart

    High-Tech Heart

    The condition causes your heart to race uncontrollably and leaves some people so weak they can't even leave the house! Now, a new procedure is helping some people get their life back! 7's Diana Diaz shows us how...
    The condition causes your heart to race uncontrollably and leaves some people so weak they can't even leave the house! Now, a new procedure is helping some people get their life back! 7's Diana Diaz shows us how this...
  • Beauty Breakthrough

    Beauty Breakthrough

    Good news for thousands of women who suffer from spider veins. For the first time in 60 years there's a new, pain-free solution to get rid of those ugly veins! 7's Christine Cruz shows us this beauty breakthrough.
    Good news for thousands of women who suffer from spider veins. For the first time in 60 years there's a new, pain-free solution to get rid of those ugly veins! 7's Christine Cruz shows us this beauty breakthrough.
  • Burned But Not Broken

    Burned But Not Broken

    In a flash afire ignites and you're the victim, but thanks to a caring doctor and some new tools burn victims are getting their lives back. 7's Diana Diaz shows how these victims are burned but not broken.
    In a flash afire ignites and you're the victim, but thanks to a caring doctor and some new tools burn victims are getting their lives back. 7's Diana Diaz shows how these victims are burned but not broken.
  • Difficult Dose

    Difficult Dose

    When it comes to an emergency involving a child seconds count when paramedics arrive on the scene they need to be able to give the right amount of life-saving medication right away, but too often, critical mistakes...
    When it comes to an emergency involving a child seconds count when paramedics arrive on the scene they need to be able to give the right amount of life-saving medication right away, but too often, critical mistakes are...
  • Cancer Concern

    Cancer Concern

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while all women need to be on the lookout for the disease, local doctors are zeroing in on one group who seem to be getting a more aggressive type of breast cancer and...
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while all women need to be on the lookout for the disease, local doctors are zeroing in on one group who seem to be getting a more aggressive type of breast cancer and at a...
  • Shadow Diseases

    Shadow Diseases

    Did you know having one medical condition often can lead to another? For example, a South Florida man was shocked to learn his skin condition may have led to a life-threatening illness. 7s Richard Lemus tells us...
    Did you know having one medical condition often can lead to another? For example, a South Florida man was shocked to learn his skin condition may have led to a life-threatening illness. 7s Richard Lemus tells us about...
  • Concussion Concern

    Concussion Concern

    Just this week the NFL is starting to suspend players for vicious head hits. It's a problem that starts in high school. The number of student athletes suffering head injuries is on the rise. 7s Richard Lemus has...
    Just this week the NFL is starting to suspend players for vicious head hits. It's a problem that starts in high school. The number of student athletes suffering head injuries is on the rise. 7s Richard Lemus has more about...
  • Beat the Burn

    Beat the Burn

    Acid reflux is a common disease most people treat it with over the counter or prescription medicine, but some of those pills can cause harmful side effects. Now one doctor claims there is a natural way to cure acid...
    Acid reflux is a common disease most people treat it with over the counter or prescription medicine, but some of those pills can cause harmful side effects. Now one doctor claims there is a natural way to cure acid reflux....
  • Carboxy Therapy

    Carboxy Therapy

    We've all heard of oxygen facials. Well now people are using what we breathe out to make themselves look better. Some claim theFDA approved treatment can get make cellulite stretch marks and even wrinkles fade into...
    We've all heard of oxygen facials. Well now people are using what we breathe out to make themselves look better. Some claim theFDA approved treatment can get make cellulite stretch marks and even wrinkles fade into thin...
  • Wheelchair to Walking

    Wheelchair to Walking

    For people who thought they would never walk again science is giving them hope. A company in California has created an amazing device that allows them to stand on their own two feet. 7s Christine Cruz shows us how...
    For people who thought they would never walk again science is giving them hope. A company in California has created an amazing device that allows them to stand on their own two feet. 7s Christine Cruz shows us how some are...
  • High-Tech Pets

    High-Tech Pets

    Advancements in medicine for people can now help your pet the technology and means fewer surgeries and faster recoveries. 7s Diana Diaz shows us in high-tech pets.
    Advancements in medicine for people can now help your pet the technology and means fewer surgeries and faster recoveries. 7s Diana Diaz shows us in high-tech pets.
  • Gift of Flab

    Gift of Flab

    The holidays are here and that means fun, family and tons of food. For most of us that means packing on a few pounds, but there are ways to pass on the "Gift of Flab" this season 7s Christine Cruz shows us.
    The holidays are here and that means fun, family and tons of food. For most of us that means packing on a few pounds, but there are ways to pass on the "Gift of Flab" this season 7s Christine Cruz shows us.
  • Gift of Sight

    Gift of Sight

    It could be a major breakthrough for those who have lost their vision. Researchers have developed an eye implant that is giving some the Gift of Sight. 7s Christine Cruz has the story.
    It could be a major breakthrough for those who have lost their vision. Researchers have developed an eye implant that is giving some the Gift of Sight. 7s Christine Cruz has the story.
  • High-Tech Pets

    High-Tech Pets

    Advancements in medicine for people can now help your pet. The technology means fewer surgeries and faster recoveries. 7s Diana Diaz shows us in High-Tech Pets.
    Advancements in medicine for people can now help your pet. The technology means fewer surgeries and faster recoveries. 7s Diana Diaz shows us in High-Tech Pets.
  • Lips For Life

    Lips For Life

    The perfect pout is every woman's dream. Usually that means getting injections or using lip plumping glosses. Not anymore, 7's Diana Diaz shows us a new way to get luscious 'lips for life.'
    The perfect pout is every woman's dream. Usually that means getting injections or using lip plumping glosses. Not anymore, 7's Diana Diaz shows us a new way to get luscious 'lips for life.'
  • A Mother's Mission

    A Mother's Mission

    One local mother was shocked when her son was born with Fragile X, a disorder he inherited from her. She had never even heard about it and wants to make sure no other families go through what she did. 7's Diana...
    One local mother was shocked when her son was born with Fragile X, a disorder he inherited from her. She had never even heard about it and wants to make sure no other families go through what she did. 7's Diana Diaz has...
  • Diet Danger

    Diet Danger

    As soon as the new year hits, many people scramble to go on a diet to drop those holiday pounds. One of the latest diet crazes uses a hormone to help people drop weight fast. However, the diet may not be for...
    As soon as the new year hits, many people scramble to go on a diet to drop those holiday pounds. One of the latest diet crazes uses a hormone to help people drop weight fast. However, the diet may not be for everybody. 7's...
  • Help for Hair Loss

    Help for Hair Loss

    Whether you're a man or woman, no one wants thinning hair. Now a drug used to help grow thick, long eye lashes could do the same for the scalp. 7s Richard Lemus shows us this possible Help for Hair Loss.
    Whether you're a man or woman, no one wants thinning hair. Now a drug used to help grow thick, long eye lashes could do the same for the scalp. 7s Richard Lemus shows us this possible Help for Hair Loss.
  • Young at Heart

    Young at Heart

    Most people under 50 or 60 don't give much thought to having a heart attack, but doctors say they're seeing an increase in the number of younger patients winding up in local emergency rooms. Are you at risk? 7's...
    Most people under 50 or 60 don't give much thought to having a heart attack, but doctors say they're seeing an increase in the number of younger patients winding up in local emergency rooms. Are you at risk? 7's Richard...
  • Skin Scare

    Skin Scare

    Dermatologists offices are being flooded with kids who have strange-looking bumps on their skin. Turns out it's easy to get and easy to pass on and it's becoming rampant among school-age children. 7's Diana Diaz...
    Dermatologists offices are being flooded with kids who have strange-looking bumps on their skin. Turns out it's easy to get and easy to pass on and it's becoming rampant among school-age children. 7's Diana Diaz shows us...
  • Breast Cancer Battle

    Breast Cancer Battle

    Younger women often think they don't have to worry about breast cancer, but doctors say more and more young women are getting hit with cancer that is tough to treat. 7's Christine Cruz has more on this "Breast...
    Younger women often think they don't have to worry about breast cancer, but doctors say more and more young women are getting hit with cancer that is tough to treat. 7's Christine Cruz has more on this "Breast Cancer Battle."
  • Falling Fast

    Falling Fast

    A Miami man isn't letting a list of medical problems keep him down. He's found a way to keep his mind off his problems and a way to feel normal even for just a few minutes. 7's Richard Lemus shows us why he lives...
    A Miami man isn't letting a list of medical problems keep him down. He's found a way to keep his mind off his problems and a way to feel normal even for just a few minutes. 7's Richard Lemus shows us why he lives for...
  • Fitness Craze

    Fitness Craze

    Fitness fanatics take note. A new way to work out just hit the states, and many say it's going to change the way people exercise. 7's Diana Diaz shows us this new fitness craze and how it works.
    Fitness fanatics take note. A new way to work out just hit the states, and many say it's going to change the way people exercise. 7's Diana Diaz shows us this new fitness craze and how it works.
  • Have A Heart

    Have A Heart

    It's one of the scariest things a parent could ever hear, your child needs a heart transplant. Now, a local children's hospital has added a program that's making a difficult time a bit easier on families. 7's Diana...
    It's one of the scariest things a parent could ever hear, your child needs a heart transplant. Now, a local children's hospital has added a program that's making a difficult time a bit easier on families. 7's Diana Diaz...
  • Class Exam

    Class Exam

    Children usually have to miss school and their parents take off work in order to see doctors. Not anymore, 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a new kind of "class exam."
    Children usually have to miss school and their parents take off work in order to see doctors. Not anymore, 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a new kind of "class exam."
  • Sound Healing

    Sound Healing

    If you've ever been hospitalized or have even just visited someone there, you know it can be a dark and depressing time, but tonight 7's Robin Simmons shows us how some musicians are using their voices to bring...
    If you've ever been hospitalized or have even just visited someone there, you know it can be a dark and depressing time, but tonight 7's Robin Simmons shows us how some musicians are using their voices to bring sick...
  • Perfect Fit

    Perfect Fit

    Chronic knee pain can put your life on hold, and many will need knee-replacement surgery. Now, new technology is making that procedure easier on the patient with longer-lasting results. 7's Richard Lemus shows us...
    Chronic knee pain can put your life on hold, and many will need knee-replacement surgery. Now, new technology is making that procedure easier on the patient with longer-lasting results. 7's Richard Lemus shows us why some...
  • Just For Pets

    Just For Pets

    If your precious pet is in pain, you know sometimes it's even difficult for the vet to figure out what's wrong. Now new technology is changing that. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how this imaging tool made Just for...
    If your precious pet is in pain, you know sometimes it's even difficult for the vet to figure out what's wrong. Now new technology is changing that. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how this imaging tool made Just for Pets works.
  • Cooling Care

    Cooling Care

    Believe it or not, a stillborn baby was brought back to life. In the baby's body was essentially frozen for days to save a life. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this Cooling Care.
    Believe it or not, a stillborn baby was brought back to life. In the baby's body was essentially frozen for days to save a life. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this Cooling Care.
  • Colon Cancer Concern

    Colon Cancer Concern

    Colon cancer is preventable if you get regular screenings. Now, doctors are urging certain people to get screened much earlier. 7's Diana Diaz reveals this "Colon Cancer Concern."
    Colon cancer is preventable if you get regular screenings. Now, doctors are urging certain people to get screened much earlier. 7's Diana Diaz reveals this "Colon Cancer Concern."
  • Save Your Smile

    Save Your Smile

    It's some of the worst news you can get at the dentist: you have gum disease, and you could lose some or all of your teeth. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how doctors can now "Save Your Smile."
    It's some of the worst news you can get at the dentist: you have gum disease, and you could lose some or all of your teeth. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how doctors can now "Save Your Smile."
  • Saying Goodbye

    Saying Goodbye

    When to put our pets to sleep is the hardest decision a pet owner to make. In a special assignment report, 7's Craig Stevens shows us how one local doctor has made saying goodbye easier for the pet and their owners.
    When to put our pets to sleep is the hardest decision a pet owner to make. In a special assignment report, 7's Craig Stevens shows us how one local doctor has made saying goodbye easier for the pet and their owners.
  • Healing Paws

    Healing Paws

    If you have a dog, you know all the love and joy they can bring you. Now some dog owners are letting their dog's "Healing Paws" spread that love to sick kids. 7's Diana Diaz show us this pet therapy works.
    If you have a dog, you know all the love and joy they can bring you. Now some dog owners are letting their dog's "Healing Paws" spread that love to sick kids. 7's Diana Diaz show us this pet therapy works.
  • iPad Therapy

    iPad Therapy

    If you own an iPad, you probably use it to surf the web, send e-mails, watch movies and download your favorite songs. But this touchscreen tablet is now helping kids overcome speech and language problems. 7's...
    If you own an iPad, you probably use it to surf the web, send e-mails, watch movies and download your favorite songs. But this touchscreen tablet is now helping kids overcome speech and language problems. 7's Christine...
  • Cancer Killer

    Cancer Killer

    Anyone who has lived through cancer can tell you how long and grueling treatment can be. But now, there's a type of chemo that can knock out cancer in one treatment. 7's Christine Cruz show us this 'Cancer Killer.'
    Anyone who has lived through cancer can tell you how long and grueling treatment can be. But now, there's a type of chemo that can knock out cancer in one treatment. 7's Christine Cruz show us this 'Cancer Killer.'
  • Baby Boost

    Baby Boost

    Premature babies face an uphill battle from the beginning. That's why some experts say physical therapy is important just days after they're born. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how therapy is giving these miracle Baby...
    Premature babies face an uphill battle from the beginning. That's why some experts say physical therapy is important just days after they're born. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how therapy is giving these miracle Baby a Boost.
  • Fashionable Life-Saver

    Fashionable Life-Saver

    If something is ugly we don't want to wear it. That's the problem with medical alert id's patients often dont wear the jewelry because it's embarrassing or unattractive. Now one local woman is changing that...
    If something is ugly we don't want to wear it. That's the problem with medical alert id's patients often dont wear the jewelry because it's embarrassing or unattractive. Now one local woman is changing that perception. 7's...
  • Suffer in Silence

    Suffer in Silence

    Many women who live with bladder problems are constantly running to the bathroom. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how a new therapy is helping these women so they don't have to "Suffer in Silence."
    Many women who live with bladder problems are constantly running to the bathroom. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how a new therapy is helping these women so they don't have to "Suffer in Silence."
  • Caring for Kids

    Caring for Kids

    It looks like a fun place for kids. The new Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital wants kids to see it that way. 7's Diana Diaz gives us a grand tour and shows us why this hospital is all about "Caring for Kids."
    It looks like a fun place for kids. The new Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital wants kids to see it that way. 7's Diana Diaz gives us a grand tour and shows us why this hospital is all about "Caring for Kids."
  • Training Transformation

    Training Transformation

    Doctors told one boy he would never lead a normal life, but the miami teenager and his personal trainer are proving doctor's aren't always right. 7's Lynn Martinez has more on his amazing Training Transformation.
    Doctors told one boy he would never lead a normal life, but the miami teenager and his personal trainer are proving doctor's aren't always right. 7's Lynn Martinez has more on his amazing Training Transformation.
  • No More Waiting

    No More Waiting

    If you're sick and need to go to the emergency room, you could end up waiting hours to see a doctor. But a new program promises to get you treated right away or your money back. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how this...
    If you're sick and need to go to the emergency room, you could end up waiting hours to see a doctor. But a new program promises to get you treated right away or your money back. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how this promise...
  • The Big Chill

    The Big Chill

    Even in the heat of summer, get ready for a "big chill". 7s Christine Cruz shows us a cool new way to get a younger-looking face.
    Even in the heat of summer, get ready for a "big chill". 7s Christine Cruz shows us a cool new way to get a younger-looking face.
  • Pink Ribbon Yoga

    Pink Ribbon Yoga

    Facing breast cancer is frightening and physically challenging, but a special yoga class helping women face the battle ahead. 7's Diana Diaz takes us to Pink Ribbon Yoga.
    Facing breast cancer is frightening and physically challenging, but a special yoga class helping women face the battle ahead. 7's Diana Diaz takes us to Pink Ribbon Yoga.
  • Dogged By Pain

    Dogged By Pain

    For pet owners it's hard watching your dog age and suffer with arthritis or joint problems, but there's a cutting-edge procedure using stem cells that can help dog's avoid surgery and drugs. 7's Richard Lemus shows...
    For pet owners it's hard watching your dog age and suffer with arthritis or joint problems, but there's a cutting-edge procedure using stem cells that can help dog's avoid surgery and drugs. 7's Richard Lemus shows us a...
  • Concussion Concern

    Concussion Concern

    If your child plays school sports new rules are out to help protect them from damaging head injuries that could affect them later in life. 7's Craig Stevens shows us how this concussion concern is changing the...
    If your child plays school sports new rules are out to help protect them from damaging head injuries that could affect them later in life. 7's Craig Stevens shows us how this concussion concern is changing the rules on the...
  • Promise in a Pill

    Promise in a Pill

    Melanoma it's a deadly skin cancer. Everyone here in Florida should be worried about since we have some of the highest rates in the country, but for the first time in decades, there's finally a new drug to help...
    Melanoma it's a deadly skin cancer. Everyone here in Florida should be worried about since we have some of the highest rates in the country, but for the first time in decades, there's finally a new drug to help patients...
  • Elijah's Song

    Elijah's Song

    We all know music can inspire and move you, and a 13-year-old boy from Boca Raton has a touching message for anyone who is struggling in life. Tonight, 7's Rosh Lowe has a special report, Elijah's Song.
    We all know music can inspire and move you, and a 13-year-old boy from Boca Raton has a touching message for anyone who is struggling in life. Tonight, 7's Rosh Lowe has a special report, Elijah's Song.
  • Drastic Drop

    Drastic Drop

    There's a new twist on a popular weight loss surgery that's helping people shed the pounds much faster. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how it's helping those battling obesity take a "Drastic drop."
    There's a new twist on a popular weight loss surgery that's helping people shed the pounds much faster. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how it's helping those battling obesity take a "Drastic drop."
  • Sitting Down Syndrome

    Sitting Down Syndrome

    Most of us do it all day long, we sit at a desk or in front of a computer but exactly how we sit could leave us injured over time. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how to avoid what doctors are calling "Sitting-Down Syndrome."
    Most of us do it all day long, we sit at a desk or in front of a computer but exactly how we sit could leave us injured over time. 7s Diana Diaz shows us how to avoid what doctors are calling "Sitting-Down Syndrome."
  • Firm Solution

    Firm Solution

    Fact after age 40 and 50, the skin on our face and body starts to droop and sag. But thanks to some new devices you can get tightening without surgery. 7s Lynn Martinez shows us this "Firm solution."
    Fact after age 40 and 50, the skin on our face and body starts to droop and sag. But thanks to some new devices you can get tightening without surgery. 7s Lynn Martinez shows us this "Firm solution."
  • Miracle Man

    Miracle Man

    The crash scene was horrible. A local man's family was told he would not survive, but as 7s Lynn Martinez shows us, his family now calls him the "Miracle Man" because he beat the odds.
    The crash scene was horrible. A local man's family was told he would not survive, but as 7s Lynn Martinez shows us, his family now calls him the "Miracle Man" because he beat the odds.
  • Guardian Angel

    Guardian Angel

    Heart attack is one of the leading causes of death in this country. Sometimes they strike without warning and at other times patients ignore the warning signs. Now one local hospital is hoping a new device they are...
    Heart attack is one of the leading causes of death in this country. Sometimes they strike without warning and at other times patients ignore the warning signs. Now one local hospital is hoping a new device they are...
  • Better for Breast Cancer

    Better for Breast Cancer

    There's a new tool in the battle against breast cancer. Doctors say, it's like a mammogram, but it offers them a much clearer picture of what's going on. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us why the new technology is proving...
    There's a new tool in the battle against breast cancer. Doctors say, it's like a mammogram, but it offers them a much clearer picture of what's going on. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us why the new technology is proving to be...
  • Boo-Boo Breakthrough

    Boo-Boo Breakthrough

    Parents, listen up. The next time your child has an accident, there's a new product that promises to stop the bleeding without a single bandage. 7's Richard Lemus has more on this "Boo-Boo Breakthrough."
    Parents, listen up. The next time your child has an accident, there's a new product that promises to stop the bleeding without a single bandage. 7's Richard Lemus has more on this "Boo-Boo Breakthrough."
  • Pillow Talk

    Pillow Talk

    It's a bedroom secret women are talking about. What if sleeping with a certain type of pillow could help prevent those ugly wrinkles that form on our chest?. 7s Lynn Martinez with this Pillow Talk.
    It's a bedroom secret women are talking about. What if sleeping with a certain type of pillow could help prevent those ugly wrinkles that form on our chest?. 7s Lynn Martinez with this Pillow Talk.
  • Ready to Run

    Ready to Run

    If you have never laced up a pair of running shoes you're not alone, but with the proper training anyone can cross that finish line. 7s Lynn Martinez shows us how to get Ready to Run.
    If you have never laced up a pair of running shoes you're not alone, but with the proper training anyone can cross that finish line. 7s Lynn Martinez shows us how to get Ready to Run.
  • A Heartbeat Away

    A Heartbeat Away

    He went in for routine heart surgery, but his heart stopped beating just hours later. Doctors were able to save him using a new device now available in South Florida. 7's Mike Marza shows us how this man was only...
    He went in for routine heart surgery, but his heart stopped beating just hours later. Doctors were able to save him using a new device now available in South Florida. 7's Mike Marza shows us how this man was only "A...
  • Help in a Hurry

    Help in a Hurry

    Chest pains can be very scary, and once you're at the hospital, it often takes days of testing and waiting to figure out what's going on. Now, there's a way to get a faster diagnosis. Here is 7's Richard Lemus with...
    Chest pains can be very scary, and once you're at the hospital, it often takes days of testing and waiting to figure out what's going on. Now, there's a way to get a faster diagnosis. Here is 7's Richard Lemus with this...
  • Tummy Trouble

    Tummy Trouble

    If what you eat is suddenly making you feel sick, it may be something more serious. 7's Diana Diaz shows us what may be causing this 'tummy trouble'.
    If what you eat is suddenly making you feel sick, it may be something more serious. 7's Diana Diaz shows us what may be causing this 'tummy trouble'.
  • Play it Safe

    Play it Safe

    A product most parents use every day to protect their kids while they're playing may actually be putting their little ones in harm's way. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how parents can "Play it Safe."
    A product most parents use every day to protect their kids while they're playing may actually be putting their little ones in harm's way. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how parents can "Play it Safe."
  • Holiday Hazards

    Holiday Hazards

    We're not the only ones who over-eat and get stressed out over the holidays. Our pets feel the mad rush of the festive season too. In fact, it's the most dangerous time of year for our animals. 7's Richard Lemus...
    We're not the only ones who over-eat and get stressed out over the holidays. Our pets feel the mad rush of the festive season too. In fact, it's the most dangerous time of year for our animals. 7's Richard Lemus shows us...
  • Mother's Miracle

    Mother's Miracle

    A local woman was three months pregnant when the unthinkable happened, putting her life and her baby's in danger. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how sheer love and determination turned into a Mother's Miracle.
    A local woman was three months pregnant when the unthinkable happened, putting her life and her baby's in danger. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how sheer love and determination turned into a Mother's Miracle.
  • Pilates & Pregnancy

    Pilates & Pregnancy

    Pregnancy can take a toll on a woman's bod. Some experts say pilates is a safe way to ease pregnancy pains and help with labor and delivery. 7s Christine Cruz has the story.
    Pregnancy can take a toll on a woman's bod. Some experts say pilates is a safe way to ease pregnancy pains and help with labor and delivery. 7s Christine Cruz has the story.
  • Fight the Bite

    Fight the Bite

    We've had a lot of rain this season, and standing water is bringing out the mosquitoes. But now, there's a new weapon to stop the pain and itching that comes with bug bites. 7's Mike Marza shows us how to "Fight...
    We've had a lot of rain this season, and standing water is bringing out the mosquitoes. But now, there's a new weapon to stop the pain and itching that comes with bug bites. 7's Mike Marza shows us how to "Fight the Bite."
  • Defeating Diabetes

    Defeating Diabetes

    People with diabetes face a daily and lifelong struggle, but there's promising news. Researchers right here in Miami say they're working on defeating diabetes for good. 7's Lynn Martinez has the story.
    People with diabetes face a daily and lifelong struggle, but there's promising news. Researchers right here in Miami say they're working on defeating diabetes for good. 7's Lynn Martinez has the story.
  • Hormone Therapy

    Hormone Therapy

    It's been a debate for years, is hormone replacement therapy safe for women going through menopause? 7s Lynn Martinez has the latest answers and way to get Hormone Help.
    It's been a debate for years, is hormone replacement therapy safe for women going through menopause? 7s Lynn Martinez has the latest answers and way to get Hormone Help.
  • Better Balance

    Better Balance

    Imagine feeling like you're on a merry-go-round all the time. That's what many people who suffer from a dizzying condition deal with every day. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a new treatment center is working to give...
    Imagine feeling like you're on a merry-go-round all the time. That's what many people who suffer from a dizzying condition deal with every day. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how a new treatment center is working to give them...
  • Neck in Check

    Neck in Check

    Whether you've been in a car accident or just simply sit at a computer all day, chances are you've had neck pain trouble and there's often nothing to fix it. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how a local man thinks he's...
    Whether you've been in a car accident or just simply sit at a computer all day, chances are you've had neck pain trouble and there's often nothing to fix it. 7's Richard Lemus shows us how a local man thinks he's come up...
  • Caring For Kids

    Caring For Kids

    A Florida family wasn't sure where to turn when their little boy was diagnosed with a life-threatnening disease. They ended up traveling across the state to get special care. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how this...
    A Florida family wasn't sure where to turn when their little boy was diagnosed with a life-threatnening disease. They ended up traveling across the state to get special care. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how this hospital is...
  • Beauty by Design

    Beauty by Design

    DNA testing is moving to the beauty world. We all know some people seem to age faster than others, and now scientists believe they can unlock what's best for your skin by looking at your genes. 7's Diana Diaz shows...
    DNA testing is moving to the beauty world. We all know some people seem to age faster than others, and now scientists believe they can unlock what's best for your skin by looking at your genes. 7's Diana Diaz shows us this...
  • See The Light

    See The Light

    Having a healthy smile is important to all of us, but for people with dental implants a common infection used to mean painful surgery Until now. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how one dentist is helping his patients...
    Having a healthy smile is important to all of us, but for people with dental implants a common infection used to mean painful surgery Until now. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how one dentist is helping his patients See the...
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