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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida Chickens

Three Florida chickens tested positive for the possibly fatal West Nile Virus.

08/23/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.

08/16/2014

The Rising Cost Of Generic Drugs (Source: CBS4)

Rising Cost Of Generic Drugs

Buying generic brand drugs when filling a prescription used to be a no brainer. However, with a recent spike in prices, some are now struggling to pay for what was once affordable medication.

08/15/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Separating Nightmare Myths From Reality

Nightmares, we all have them occasionally, but why? What causes them? Are there ways to stop them? Do spicy foods play a role? What about the temperature of the room you sleep in?

08/13/2014

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Apple Bans Use Of Chemicals In iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two possibly hazardous chemicals during the assembly of iPhones and iPads.

08/13/2014

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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

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Breastfeeding Moms Protest Aventura Mall

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

08/07/2014

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JULY 6: Sarmod Shamail, the only tattoo artist in the city, uses his homemade needle to ink a design on the arm of Walter Tamal at the Agony Tattoo parlor July 6, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq. The tatoo parlor serves customers who want tattoos, in what is becoming somewhat of a trend. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FDA Warns Tattoo Inks Can Cause Infections

Those thinking about getting a tattoo may want to check what ink is being used for their new design.

08/07/2014

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