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In US First, Scientists Edit Genes Of Human EmbryosScientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases, the first such experiment in the United States.
Senate Rejects Proposal For 'Obamacare' RepealThe Republican-run Senate has rejected the GOP proposal to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement.
Weed Killer Ingredient Found In Ben & Jerry's Ice CreamA chemical used to kill weeds has been found in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.
Sperm Count In Western Men Cut In Half Over Last 40 Years, Study FindsA new study shows that the sperm count in men has been cut in half over the last 40 years in western countries.
Zika Cases On The RiseIn the last week, there have been six additional cases of the Zika virus confirmed in the state, bringing the total to 113 in 2017.
Facing South Florida: The Opioid CrisisThis week Facing South Florida host Jim DeFede looks into the growing opioid crisis and the death of 10-year-old Alton Banks.
Chocolate Powder's 'Legal High' Becoming Dangerous TrendIt's a sweet treat many of us love, but now chocolate is getting a bad rap after a trend has some young people snorting it to get high.
Time To Indulge: It's National Junk Food Day!Put a pause on your healthy diet and celebrate National Junk Food Day.
South Florida Survivor: Child Uses Cancer Diagnosis To Inspire OthersDaniela Hoyos looks like a typical 12-year-old, but she has an alter-ego.
Judge Gives State More Time To Defend Abortion LawA Tallahassee judge gave Florida officials more time to present their defense of a two-year old law requiring women to wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion, but seemed skeptical that the state would convince him to keep the law on the books.
Crumbling Health Bill Dents McConnell Image As Top TacticianWhen the Republican effort to sink and rewrite President Barack Obama's health care law crumbled this week, the falling debris popped a hefty dent into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's image as a dauntless legislative tactician three chess moves ahead of everyone else.
Couple Warns Parents 'Don't Let Anyone Kiss Your Baby' After Virus Kills NewbornA newborn baby has died from viral meningitis caused by a herpes virus as a result of close contact with someone other than her parents.

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