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Broward Students Weigh In On Next Year’s Lunch Menu

The Broward County School District held a tasting Friday at Pompano Beach High School to help determine what will be on school menu’s next year.

11 hours ago

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it

01/28/2015

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

Knowing Blood Type Could Predict, And Possibly Prevent, Future Health Problems

Knowing your blood type is more than just extra knowledge—it could actually help predict future health problems.

01/16/2015

Happy apps claim to help boost your mood. (Source: CBS4)

Hi-Tech Happy Apps Claim To Help Improve Mood

If you’re sad and you know it click your app. A host of high-tech tools are aiming to help boost your mood and make you happy!

01/15/2015

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Pill That Works Like A Treadmill Closer To Reality

Hitting the gym, day after day, with the goal of getting in shape may soon be a think of the past as researchers say they have captured the weight loss benefits of a treadmill—in a pill.

01/14/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Miami-Dade Feeling Effects Of Severe Flu Season

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that this year’s flu season has hit early and hit hard. Their data also shows that Florida is one of 29 states with the highest level of flu activity.

01/06/2015

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Men Get Bigger Biceps Without Hitting The Gym

Want to look buff without hitting the gym? There’s a new trend out there that claims to give men a more perfect body without working out.

01/05/2015

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Fit Friday: ‘Lose To Win’ Participants Meet Weight Loss Goals

Last February, CBS4’s Vanessa Borge visited Miami Children’s Hospital for a Fit Friday special featuring a weight-loss program, called Lose to Win, offered to employees.

01/02/2015

Happy Apple caramel apples in a box. (Source: Facebook)

Firm Recalls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Fears

A firm is recalling it’s Happy Apple brand caramel apples over fears they could be contaminated with listeria.

12/26/2014

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