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DOH: Fewer Florida Kids Smoking Cigarettes

New data shows fewer kids in Florida are smoking cigarettes.

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Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

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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.

TJ Jenkins went to the Baumann Cosmetic and Research Institute in Miami to discuss getting rid of her cellulite. In the end she decided to check out a relatively new procedure to melt it away called "The Venus Legacy." (Source: CBS4)

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.

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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.

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Appoximately 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. (Source: CBS4)

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.

Delorian Cole suffers from rare disease that cause her breasts to grow at an alarming rate. (Source: CBS4)

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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

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