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BERLIN - JUNE 22: Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Broward School District Reverses Controversial Lice Decision

Broward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.

CBS Miami–04/10/2014

Female brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik.  Source: University of Florida Entomology & Nematology, Photograph by Jeffrey Lotz, DPI.

Lakeland Man Dies From Brown Recluse Spider’s Bite

A Lakeland man who said he suffered a spider bite last summer has died.

02/27/2014

Couples are participating in Gold Gym's workout program for couples. (Source: CBS4)

Fit Friday: Some Couples Keep Romance Alive At The Gym

It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re probably planning to celebrate with a romantic dinner, boxes of chocolate, and flowers. But if you’re looking for a way to break out of your V-Day rut, you might want to hit the gym with your loved one.

CBS4–02/14/2014

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis. The numbers haven’t budged over a decade, despite soda use declining. Instead, energy drinks are becoming the increasingly common source of much of the caffeine intake.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

January 17, 2014: The Majesty of the Seas.  (Source: CBS4)

Norovirus “Season” Is Upon Us

The “season” for norovirus, a gastrointestinal illness, has arrived in South Florida. Norovirus outbreaks can occur throughout the year. But, more than 80% of the outbreaks occur from November to April according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Quickly Spreading In Caribbean

The chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Deadly Flu Season Impacting Florida

Flu season is in full swing across the country and in central Florida at least 12 people have died from influenza since last October, including five people under 40 years old.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Flu Season Is Upon Us

Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.

12/27/2013

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Broward County Offers “Twitter Alert”

Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Report: Birth Rates Leveling Off After Bad Economy

The number of U.S. births may be leveling off after a four year decline according to a new government report released Friday.

09/06/2013

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