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Feeling Cranky? Lack Of Sleep May Be To Blame

Ground-breaking research at Nova Southeastern University is focusing on the link between your sleep habits and your level of...

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Florida & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Nursing Home Bill Limits Who Can Be Sued

A bill which passed the House Wednesday, would limit litigants who file a case against a nursing home.

BlackBerry's Z10 smartphone hits U.S. stores on Saturday, March 23rd. (Source: CNET)

How Dirty Are Your Tech Gadgets?

The smartphone you put right up to your cheek, or the tablet you hold in your hands, is quite possibly dirtier–in terms of germs–than a toilet seat, according to scientific research.

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Kids Get Codeine In ER Despite Risks, Guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

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Supreme Court Turns Down Gov. Scott On Worker Drug Testing

In a blow to Gov. Rick Scott, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would not take up his appeal of a ruling that blocked across-the-board drug testing for state employees.

It’s time for a spring cleanse, and food is the key, especially if you want to look better, feel better, and even shed some pounds. (Source: CBS4)

Six Foods To Help You Feel Great For Spring

Spring is finally here, but even if you still have the winter blahs, there are certain things that you can do to feel a bit better.

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Remodel Your Mind With BrainCore Therapy

People take medication every day for things like anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Now, a new technique could make all of that go away.

The five meal plans provided by Catered Fit. (Source: CBS4)

Fit Friday Isn’t Just About Working Out But Also Eating Right

hey say health is 30-percent gym and 70-percent kitchen. You can work out for hours a day but you need to make sure you are eating well to see results. But many of us don’t have the time to cook three healthy meals a day so that’s where Catered Fit comes in.

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Getting A Second Medical Opinion Online

A 25-year Johns Hopkins study has concluded that diagnostic mistakes are most costly and do more harm to patients than surgical or medication errors. That stunning finding is one of the reasons a new telemedicine service was created right here in South Florida. CBS4′S Brian Andrews introduces you to secondopinions.com

Organovo uses 3D printing technology that could one day build made-to-order human organs. (Source: CBS4)

3D Printer Could Be Used To Create Human Body Parts

A biotech firm is on the cutting edge of creating organ tissue outside the human body.

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Medicaid Enrollment On The Rise In Florida

Florida’s Medicaid rolls are expanding under the Affordable Care Act. While the state’s Republican lawmakers remain staunchly opposed to expanding Medicaid, an additional 245,000 Floridians signed up for it on top of the previous average monthly enrollments.

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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.