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Essure is the only permanent birth control you can get with a non-surgical procedure. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received thousands of complaints about it and the victims are demanding to be heard.
(Source: CBS4)

FDA Investigating Complaints On Birth Control

Essure is the only permanent birth control you can get with a non-surgical procedure.

08/06/2015

A tattoo being applied to a man's scalp.  (Source: CBS)

Florida DOH: Tattoo Ink Used In Miami-Area Linked To Infection

Health officials are warning tattoo-seekers after certain inks have been linked to infection.

08/06/2015

Labels on bags of snack foods indicate they are non-GMO food products, in Los Angeles, California,  October 19, 2012.  (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Majority Of Fla. Reps Vote For Ban On State Required GMO Labeling

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —  A majority of Florida representatives voted for legislation that would let food companies not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients. The bill, passed by the house […]

07/24/2015

Blood type may predict and possibly prevent future health problems. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Suspends Local Blood Bank License After Inspection

Federal officials suspended the license of a local blood bank after an inspection revealed a series of violations that could “constitute a danger to health.”

07/17/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 27:  In this photo illustration, a selection of pain, cold, flu, and sinus medication which contain acetaminophen are offered for sale at Costco Wholesale store December 27, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Acetaminophen which is an ingredient in a variety of over-the-counter and prescription medications, is also one of the leading causes of acute liver failure in the U.S due to unintentional overdoses.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Wants Stronger Warning Labels On Pain Meds

The FDA wants stronger warning labels on pain relievers.

07/10/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

Packaged Dog Bones Could Put Your Pet At Risk

Dogs love bones. But two local families say a packaged bone they bought at a large discount store, nearly killed their beloved pets.

07/07/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 07:  Blue Bonnet and Land O Lakes stick margarine, which contain trans fat ,are shown on November 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a rule change that would eliminate trans fat from all processed foods.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Cracks Down On Use Of Artificial Trans Fats

It’s a boon to healthy oils–and a bust for the worst kinds of fats.

06/16/2015

Last year, Manny Alvarez, 23, was diagnosed with alveolar soft part sarcoma. (Source: CBS4)

Insurance Denies Claim For Patient With Rare Cancer

A college student who is fighting cancer is also fighting his insurance company.

06/08/2015

Flibanserin, the so called little pink pill,  is designed to do for women what Viagra does for men. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Taking Another Look At Sex Pill For Women

A drug to treat a lack of sexual desire in women is getting a third look by the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel.

06/03/2015

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Chipotle Removes All GMO Ingredients From Its Food

It’s a first for a major restaurant chain. Chipotle says it it now GMO-free.

CBS Miami–04/27/2015

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