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Depression

Michele Giordano wants to raise awareness about depression. (Source: CBS4)

Dramatic Rise In Suicide Rate Among Middle-Aged Women

There has been a stunning increase in the suicide rate among middle aged Americans, 28-percent in a decade, according to a new government report released recently.

CBS Miami–06/07/2013

Catalina Bruno (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Attorneys Say Mother Who Left Baby In Car Is Not A “Monster”

Tears flowed as the little boy who was about to turn one year old, was buried earlier this month in a Kendall cemetary. His name was Bryan Osceola and he was found dead in his family’s car that had been sitting in the hot Florida sun.

CBS4–05/31/2013

Gretchen Rubin (Source: CBS)

Genetics Plays Role In Our Hunt For Happiness

Genetics can determine more than just the way you look. Recent research indicates that they also play a part in how happy an individual is and how happy they could be.

CBS4–04/01/2013

(Source: AP) A cross-section of a brain

Study May Unlock CTE In Former Football Players

For the first time, researchers may be able to detect the devastating brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in living people. The discovery, reported in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, could hold huge ramifications for football players.

CBS Miami–01/22/2013

Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers

Sports Agenda for Thursday (1/10/13)

With local sports having the night off, I thought I’d address two topics that are making news across the sports world Thursday morning, concussions and football; and separately, the steroids-era in sports. Plus, we’ll update the Heat’s situation as they continue their road trip.

CBS Miami–01/10/2013

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Something Extra: Junk Food and the Brain

If you ever think I’m not making much sense, it may be that I’ve gone too long without eating junk food, although that’s not much of a problem during the holiday season when fatty and sugary treats are everywhere.

CBS4–12/13/2012

(Source: AP) A cross-section of a brain

Study Links Contact Sports And Brain Damage

Researchers at Boston University have found evidence that years of blows to the head in football and other sports leads to a distinct pattern of brain damage can eventually turn into dementia.

CBS Miami–12/03/2012

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Florida Tops Nation In Foreclosures In Sept.

Foreclosures have crippled the South Florida home market since the Great Recession hit and while the rest of the nation has started to show improvement, Florida continues to struggle to recover from the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression.

CBS Miami–10/11/2012

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Something Extra: The Changing Middle Class

What does it take these days to be in the middle class?

CBS4–09/04/2012

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S. Fla. & U.S. Politicians Watching Europe

South Florida’s lifeblood is the tourism industry, with foreign tourists making up a large portion of the travelers. That’s why France’s election and a new sentiment popping up in Europe could impact South Florida and both political parties in the United States.

CBS4–05/07/2012

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