Congresswoman Calls Out Task Force Over Mammo RecommendationsA congresswoman from South Florida has an issue with the latest recommendation for the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force on when women should begin mammogram screenings to detect breast cancer.
Health Alert: Task Force Releases Breast Cancer Screening RecommendationsWhen women should begin having mammograms has been a hot topic of conversation in recent years, mainly due to changing – and sometimes conflicting – guidelines.
Focus On South Florida: Making Strides Against Breast CancerAs part of our ongoing coverage of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re focusing on how you can help finish the fight against the second-leading cause of cancer death in women.
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations UpdatedFor the first time in 12 years, the American Cancer Society has updated its guidelines for when women should get mammograms.
Focus On South Florida: Stick a Fork in CancerMore than one million people in the United States get cancer each year.
Focus on South Florida: Relay For Life Celebrating people who have battled cancer, remembering loved ones lost, and taking action to finish the fight against the disease. That's what the "Relay For Life" program is all about. And the American Cancer Society wants you to participate in its upcoming Miami Gardens event-- which CBS4’s Irika Sargent will be emceeing. The relay is not a run or walk per se, we focus on how it works, and hear from a breast cancer survivor.
Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing ConfusionIn 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.
E-Cigarette Bill Draws FireNobody 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.
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.
Participants Gather At Marlins Park To Make Strides Against Breast CancerBreast 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.
Miami-Dade Goes Pink In OctoberOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Miami-Dade County government is going pink - literally.
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.