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Federal Investigation Sought In Florida Pre-K Diabetic Issue

Diabetes in children is on the rise. Some experts have predicted a 23 percent increase in the number of children with Type 1 diabetes by 2050. Now a federal investigation is being sought into claims that diabetic children are being turned away from many Florida pre-kindergarten programs.

11/17/2013

Actor Tom Hanks attends the opening night gala world premiere of 'Captain Phillips' during the 51st New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on September 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Tom Hanks Reveals Diabetes Diagnosis On Letterman

Academy Award winning actor, Tom Hanks announced on Monday that he is living with Type 2 diabetes on CBS’ “The Late Show with David Letterman.”

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

When Jared Kuper was diagnosed with diabetes at eight years old, his mother Laura sat day after day, all day, at his school so that she could monitor his blood sugar levels herself.  (Source: News ProNet)

Parents Face Diabetes Discrimination In Schools, Daycares

Diabetes in children is on the rise. Some experts have predicted a 23 percent increase in the number of children with Type 1 diabetes by 2050.

CBS4–02/06/2013

Ray Allen Heat

Ray Allen’s Wife Tells CBS4 How Diabetes Nearly Killed Their Son

The latest addition to the Miami Heat is Ray Allen. What you may not know about the team’s newest star is how close he came to losing one of the most important people in his life, his shining light: his young son.

CBS4–11/19/2012

Family says Ulysses Johnson  was gunned down on November 10 while trying to protect his son. (CBS4)

Grieving Miami Family: Disabled Single Father Died Protecting Teenage Son

The mother and sisters of a disabled, single father who was gunned down this past weekend say that he died while protecting his teenage son.

CBS4–11/12/2012

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Salvation Army Calling For Food Donations As Many Shelves Sit Bare

They’re busier than ever before at the Salvation Army, handing out food to a growing number of people in need.

CBS4–09/06/2012

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Researchers Link Teen Bullying To Middle Age Medical Issues

Sad school days are now being linked to illness in middle age.

CBS4–08/16/2012

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Paula Deen Gives The Kitchen A Skinny Makeover

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen has received a lot of media attention lately, and it’s not because of her appearance at the South Beach Food and Wine Festival.

CBS4–02/24/2012

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‘Make Healthy’ Initiative Aims To Educate, Provide Healthy Options

Almost 65 percent of adults in Miami-Dade County are obese or overweight. Make Healthy Happen Miami is working to educate neighbors by providing fresh food and healthcare in neighborhoods that desperately need it.

CBS4–12/09/2011

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Birth Control May Become Free After Panel’s Recommendation

Health experts advising the federal government have recommended that health insurance companies be required to cover birth control for women as preventive service, with no copayment.

CBS4–07/19/2011

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