Health Expo

Health Expo

 

Join us October 11th &12th
From 10AM to 5PM
At The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County

Convention Center!

Sep 17, 2014

Student From South Florida Dies From Apparent Meningitis

Student From South Florida Dies From Apparent Meningitis

A South Florida woman who was a nursing student at Georgetown University died Tuesday after apparently battling a bout of meningitis, school officials said.

Sep 9, 2014

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned, The Associated Press reported. CVS Caremark said it will now...

Sep 9, 2014

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

The FDA approved a new drug Thursday that could change the way melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is treated. The drug, Keytruda, was considered a breakthrough and approved after it was tested on more...

Sep 9, 2014

Doctors Monitor Spread of Mystery Illness

Doctors Monitor Spread of Mystery Illness

An unusual virus that’s spreading across the country has hospitalized more than 1,000 children with severe respiratory problems. While it has yet to hit in Connecticut, local doctors are monitoring its progress...

Sep 10, 2014

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in a dozen states ill and has left some hospitalized, according to NBC News. Children with asthma are particularly

Sep 8, 2014

CDC Confirms No Ebola in Miami Patient

CDC Confirms No Ebola in Miami Patient

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Monday night that a patient at Jackson Memorial Hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus. The CDC test was a retest of a previous negative...

Aug 26, 2014

Confusion When You Wake Could Be 'Sleep Drunkenness'

Confusion When You Wake Could Be 'Sleep Drunkenness'

Confused when you wake up in the morning? Experts say you may have a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness."

Aug 25, 2014

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit.

Aug 25, 2014

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Organic supermarket giant Whole Foods has removed a version of its store-brand yogurt from shelves after lawsuits were filed in local courts over the dairy product's sugar content.

Aug 25, 2014

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians say delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems,...

About


Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 11-12 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention and Meeting Facility. The Expo is free to the public and prizes will be raffled throughout the day (must be present to win); plus, enter to win a fabulous dream vacation!

Meet your favorite NBC 6 and Telemundo 51 personalities, experience a wide variety of health screenings and tests, enjoy interactive and fun family activities, learn about cutting-edge information in health and wellness, sample healthy and delicious food and experience new products in beauty, fitness and nutrition.

The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention and Meeting Facility is located at the northern end of Port Everglades. Security checkpoints exist at all entrances to Port Everglades. All visitors must present valid government-issued identification. For further details, visit the Port Everglades website.

Expo sponsorship packages are still available! Email diana.cipriani@nbcuni.com for more information!