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Take A Deep Breath, Miami…It’s Spa Month

Are you in need of some pampering, relaxing, and some TLC? Grab a robe and take a deep breath as Miami Spa Month has begun.

07/07/2014

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Miami Beach Swapping Styrofoam Coolers

Instead of handing out violations, the City of Miami Beach is giving Styrofoam cooler-toting individuals a break by swapping them for a reusable, non-Styrofoam cooler.

07/04/2014

Miami Beach (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Health Officials Urge People To Stay Cool In The Summer Heat

With highs expected in the 90s in South Florida, it’s probably for good reason that the state’s health officials are warning residents and tourists alike to stay safe in the sweltering heat.

07/04/2014

Antihistamines & Decongestants

Pollen Vortex To Blame For Rise In Allergies

South Floridians may have snickered poolside during last winter’s polar vortex—but no one seems to be gloating now.

07/02/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Students To Take Part In Mock Miami Outbreak

Students from around the country will be practicing how to manage an outbreak in Miami.

06/27/2014

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Liposuction Helps Woman Keep Her Vision

A woman’s medical nightmare and struggle with her vision ended with the unconventional treatment of liposuction.

06/16/2014

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Chia Powder Linked To Salmonella Illnesses

Health officials are warning consumers of chia powder which has been linked to salmonella illnesses.

06/13/2014

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Long After The Splashing Subsides, Children Can Still Fall Victim To Drowning

Health care professionals warn secondary drowning, or dry drowning, can also be deadly if not caught in time.

06/11/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: The Long Wait Inside The Miami VA

An internal VA audit released Monday shows there are more than 57,000 new veterans across the country have been waiting more than 90 days for an appointment to see a doctor. In Florida the number is 8,500.

CBS Miami–06/09/2014

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