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- 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.
- 11-Year-Old Girl Battles Insurance Company Over Mystery Breast Disease Delorian Cole is a typical 11-year old girl except she’s battling a rare, painful and public disease.
- Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
- South Florida Hospital Unveils Ebola-Zapping Robot A South Florida hospital unveiled its newest Ebola-zapping technology on Tuesday.
- Health Secretary To Attend ACA Panel Discussion At FIU U.S Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will be in Miami Monday where she'll take part in an Affordable Care Act Stakeholder panel discussion at Florida International University's College of Law.
- Health Insurance Enrollment Begins Health organizations throughout the state hosted sign up events as the health insurance enrollment season kicked off for its second year on Saturday.
- Gluten-Free Alternative May Cause Allergic Reactions We all know about gluten allergies. But did you know manufacturers could be substituting one allergen for another?
- First-Time Parents Have Rare Naturally Conceived Quadruplets A South Florida couple got the surprise of a lifetime when they learned their new bundle of joy would be times four.
- Chikungunya Fever Rampant In Puerto Rico The CDC says the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America shows no sign of slowing down, and if you are not careful, you could come home with symptoms.
- Cigna Changes Plan Amid HIV Drug Complaint The Health insurance company Cigna agreed to alter its prescription drug policy and ensure Floridians with HIV and AIDS have access to their medications.
- Kids Taught To Prevent, Handle Emergencies In New App A new Red Cross app is aiming to teach children about emergency preparedness while making it fun.
- Cigna To Change AIDS Drugs Prescription Policy Cigna has announced that they will change their prescription drug policy to ensure that Florida consumers with HIV and AIDS can access their medications.
- Fitness Technology Goes To The Dogs Wearable tech for fitness is a hot trend for humans but new devices hitting the market are meant to monitor man's best friend.
- Bill Gates Fights For End To Mosquito-Borne Illness Philanthropist Bill Gates made a pledge to end malaria within his lifetime and planned to give more money toward that goal.