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- Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it
- Family Says Man Burned To Death In Sauna When Timer Malfunctions A South Florida family is grieving following the sudden death of their loved one.
- Hi-Tech Happy Apps Claim To Help Improve Mood If you're sad and you know it click your app. A host of high-tech tools are aiming to help boost your mood and make you happy!
- Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
- Firm Recalls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Fears A firm is recalling it's Happy Apple brand caramel apples over fears they could be contaminated with listeria.
- DOH: Fewer Florida Kids Smoking Cigarettes New data shows fewer kids in Florida are smoking cigarettes.
- Last Day For "Obamacare" Sign Up Time is running out to sign up for health insurance and have that coverage take effect starting January 1st. Monday, December 15th, is the final day to sign up to meet the deadline.
- New Neurosurgery Technique Offers Hope To Father With Tumor A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy and father of five is hopeful after a new technique was used to try to remove his brain tumor.
- New Non-Invasive Treatments Zap Cellulite & Body Fat It used to be the only way people could trim down their unwanted belly fat and cellulite, aside from dieting, was to go through some rather intense procedures which require anesthesia and liposuction.
- University Receives Grant To Study E-Cigarettes Use A $2.7 million grant was given to the University of Arizona to research the growing use of electronic cigarettes.
- How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
- Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
- Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
- Sitting: A Silent Killer Doctors say sitting for too long can kill you, or at least lead to a host of ailments.
- Men Getting Reverse Vasectomies Seek Second Chance Approximately 500,000 men a year get a vasectomy and about 30,000 have a reversal. About half of those men reversing their vasectomy’s do so because they’ve gotten remarried and they are hoping for a second chance at a happy family.