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More US Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine

More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn’t much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

07/24/2014

(Source:AP/Susan Walsh)

Florida Teen Cancer Survivor Lobbies Capitol Hill

A 14-year-old southwest Florida cancer survivor is lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill to fund Medicaid and other children’s programs.

07/05/2014

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)

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

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Daughter Gives Her Mother A “Gift Of Life”

Every child looks to get their mother the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. This year, one girl will give her mother a gift that can’t be bought and will change her life forever.

05/11/2014

May 9, 2014: Teenagers battling cancer got a chance to go to prom with Dolphins players and beauty pageant winners. (Source: CBS4)

Teens Battling Cancer Receive Prom Night Royal Treatment

It was a prom night to remember for some teenagers battling cancer.

05/10/2014

Silent Killer among firefighters. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates Silent Killer Putting Lives Of Firefighters In Danger

Now on the frontline of a different life-or-death battle, Miami-Dade firefighters share their nightmare with CBS4 News Michele Gillen of cancer diagnosis which seems to haunt firehouse after firehouse.

04/29/2014

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Cancer Survivors Meet Orangutan With Similar Battle

A group of cancer survivors met an orangutan on Sunday who went through a similar life-threatening battle.

04/06/2014

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Defendant Pleads Guilty In Mutual Benefits Fraud

The lead defendant in one of South Florida’s biggest and longest-running fraud cases has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

03/29/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 31: Quarterback Jim Kelly #12 of the Buffalo Bills looks to pass against the Dallas Cowboys defense during Super Bowl XXVII at the Rose Bowl on January 31, 1993 in Pasadena, California. The Cowboys won 52-17. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Reports: Former UM Star QB Jim Kelly’s Cancer Spreading

He was the first in a string of signal callers who helped make the University of Miami “Quarterback U,” but Jim Kelly is facing his toughest opponent now, cancer that is spreading through his body.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

Briana Vega, who is fighting leukemia, strutted the runway at an MS benefit luncheon. (CBS4)

Funeral Set For 12-Year-Old Girl Who Lost Fight Against Leukemia

Memorials are set for Briana Vega, the 12-year-old girl who bravely battled Leukemia for two years before losing that battle Monday.

02/27/2014

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