Health

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 09:  Diet Pepsi stis on a store self on December 9, 2013 in Miami, Florida. According to reports, sales of diet sodas dropped 6.8 percent through November 23, 2013, making the contraction in sales of diet soda more than regular soda for three straight years.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Diet Pepsi Swaps Aspartame For Sucralose

PepsiCo says it’s responding to customer feedback by dropping aspartame and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.

04/24/2015

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Top Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In South Florida

Being fit is important for parents of young children. Little ones are full of energy and demand a lot of supervision. To keep up with the young ones, a parent needs to stay in good shape. Finding a fitness center that provides day care is difficult. Check out these five fitness centers and you’re sure to find one that will fit your needs.

04/24/2015

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Blue Bell Pulls All Products Off Store Shelves Nationwide

Blue Bell Ice Cream, after weeks of gradual recalls, is pulling all of its products off store shelves.

04/21/2015

NEW YORK - 1958:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.  Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

DOH Confirms Another Case Of Measles In Florida

Florida health officials have confirmed another case of the measles in the state.

04/21/2015

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Special Session Seems Imminent As Medicaid Fight Continues

Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in an attempt to agree on Medicaid and finalize a budget as the need for a special session seemed imminent.

04/21/2015

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Kraft Mac & Cheese Mixing Up Classic Formula

Kraft is rolling out its new option for their classic macaroni and cheese – one without yellow food dye. But why?

04/20/2015

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U.S. Pet Owners Concerned Over Dog Flu Outbreak

As a dog flu outbreak in the Midwest grows to at least a thousand cases, so does the concern by dog owners.

04/16/2015

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Wearable Tech Could Lead To Better Health

Wearing a device that tracks your fitness is nothing new, but there are some in development that go beyond tracking movement, being designed with biosensors which some believe could lead to better health overall.

04/14/2015

Dr. Eric Peterson from University of Miami Health System and Dan Brooks. (Source: CBS4)

Florida Firefighter Finds Pain Relief At UM Health System

A firefighter from Indian River County is back to work and feeling like a new man after an operation in South Florida. The procedure solved a medical mystery that lasted six years.

CBS Miami–04/14/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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