American Cancer Society

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing Confusion

In April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.

06/04/2014

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

E-Cigarette Bill Draws Fire

Nobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.

03/27/2014

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S. FL Students Weigh-In On Effectiveness Of The Big Game Ads

Advertisements are big business during the biggest football game of the year. Sunday night’s Super Bowl telecast drew 111.5 million viewers, the most watched television event in U.S. history.

CBS Miami–02/03/2014

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Participants Gather At Marlins Park To Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer, according to the Cancer Society, is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Saturday, hundreds of teams will walk around Marlins Park with the common goal of helping to find a cure.

11/09/2013

Miami-Dade County Website goes pink (Source: Miami Dade County Website)

Miami-Dade Goes Pink In October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Miami-Dade County government is going pink – literally.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

The Miami-Dade Commission. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Getting The Word Out During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the month of October, Miami-Dade wants its residents to ‘think pink’ in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

09/30/2013

Donna Lundy, Cancer Survivor (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: American Cancer Society Study

The American Cancer Society is actively seeking research study volunteers for a long-term study. We show how you can get involved and what that involvement might entail.

My TV 33–09/29/2013

(Source: CBS4/Summer Knowles)

FIU Students Raise Funds For Cancer With Late-Night Events

While you were sleeping early this morning, FIU students were doing late night laps around the Ryder business building…and cutting their hair.

CBS4–03/02/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

Charity Donation (Source: CBS4)

Navigate Your Way Through Holiday Donations

During the holidays, many people open their hearts and wallets and make donations to charity. But do they know where their donations are going. CBS4 Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine found some ‘causes’ may be only receiving pennies on the dollar.

CBS4–12/23/2012

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