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CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum gets doused for a good cause in the Ice Bucket Challenge. (Source: CBS4)

Anchor Rick Folbaum’s Children Douse Him For Ice Bucket Challenge

Rick wasn’t that “into it” (so he said) and went right for the donation, but his children made sure he “paid up” by getting cold and wet. Then, he made sure his little ones got to feel the icy cold water too!

08/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Boxed Alternative To Bottled Water Hitting Store Shelves

Bottled water is receiving a bad rap due to environmental concerns. A company based in the Midwest is selling an alternative that claims to be more eco-friendly: water in a box.

08/07/2014

(AP)

Breastfeeding Moms Protest Aventura Mall

Breastfeeding moms could be seen in Aventura Mall showing support for nursing in public on Thursday.

08/07/2014

July 28, 2014: Nova Southeastern University (Source: CBS4)

2015 American Heart Walk Preps Underway

The 2015 American Heart Walk isn’t until next April, but organizers are already gearing up for a successful fundraiser.

07/28/2014

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Rubio Demands VA Changes, Reacts To Miami Whistleblower

Florida Senator Marco Rubio said recent allegations made by a whistle blower inside the Miami VA are both disturbing but sadly typical of the VA’s problems across the country.

CBS Miami–05/22/2014

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How Dirty Is It At The Movie Theater?

With so many of us going to the movies on any given night, CBS4 News wondered how dirty are the theaters we visit.

05/21/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital

Officials in Orlando released an update on the first patient in Florida to contract Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

05/19/2014

(Source: AP)

Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever

The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.

05/16/2014

Breast Cancer/Mammogram

Doctors: BRCA Gene Increases Chances Of Uterine Tumors

New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.

03/24/2014

Source: https://www.facebook.com/floridabluehealth

Florida Blue Dropping 300K Policy Holders

Big changes for some Florida Blue policy holders. The company announced it is dropping 300,000 customers whose policies the health insurer says aren’t sufficiently comprehensive under the health care overhaul.

10/24/2013

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