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1 Dead, 1 Sickened From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

One person has died and another person fell ill when they contracted a flesh-eating bacteria which can be found in warm salt water.

07/30/2014

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For Acne Sufferers Probiotics May Be A Skin Sensation

Probiotics are becoming a skin sensation now more than ever, especially for those who have issues with acne.

07/16/2014

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How Dirty Is It At The Movie Theater?

With so many of us going to the movies on any given night, CBS4 News wondered how dirty are the theaters we visit.

05/21/2014

Dog Kisses (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Are Your Dog’s Kisses?

We’ve all gotten licks of love from our dogs. However, would you let your dog kiss you on the mouth?

05/13/2014

A scientist examines bacteria.  (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Is It Inside Your House?

Bacteria is all over your home and you may not even realize it. CBS4’s Brian Andrews examined the things if your house that could make you sick.

CBS Miami–05/01/2014

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No Swimming Advisory Lifted For North Shores Beach

Water tests have come back exceeding quality specifications for Enteric bacteria and the Florida Department of Health decided the advisory was no longer necessary.

03/20/2014

Photo of E-Coli bacteria under microscope (Source: CBS4)

If You Can Touch It, CBS4 Can Test It: How Dirty Is It?

How often do you wash your hands? You may think just enough, but after seeing the results CBS4 obtained when testing public places for bacteria—you may reconsider.

02/24/2014

Source: CBS4

No Swimming Advisory Issued For Sunny Isles Beach

A no swimming advisory for the waters off Sunny Isles Beach has been posted by the state’s health department.

02/19/2014

Source: CBS4

The Hidden Danger Behind Chicken

Chicken’s hidden danger. Everyone knows you have to cook it properly but experts say another danger is what happens before you a cook it.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

Photo of E-Coli bacteria under microscope (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Are The Items You Touch Everyday?

Gross, but true. We are covered in bacteria. Microbiologists at Nova Southeastern University say there are 10 bacteria living on you for every one cell you have.

CBS Miami–11/20/2013

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