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6 Students From Sawgrass Springs Middle School Hospitalized

Six students at Sawgrass Springs Middle School were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after ingesting a medication that a fellow student brought to the school, Coral Springs Fire Rescue officials said.

09/17/2014

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Doctors, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of New Rx Painkiller

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.

04/01/2014

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Fort Lauderdale Holds Medication Take Back Event

The City of Fort Lauderdale wants your left over medication so it doesn’t end up in someone else’s hands.

CBS4–01/27/2013

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So-Called “Viagra For The Brain” Used To Provide Extra Energy Boost

A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.

CBS Miami–11/22/2012

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Rehab for ADD Medications On the Rise

When you think of drug rehab, you probably think of cocaine, heroine, or oxycotin. But some different drugs are sending an explosion of kids into treatment. We’re talking about prescriptions for ADD and ADHD. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos has the story.

CBS4–08/27/2012

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Read The Fine Print: Drugs and Hair Loss

It is a well-known fact that chemotherapy can cause people to lose their hair. But what if your anti-depressant or blood pressure medication caused you to shed your luscious locks? CBS4’s Cynthia Demos looks at the links between common medications and hair loss.

CBS4–05/27/2012

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Family: FAU Student’s Classroom Outburst Was Bipolar Related

The family of an FAU student caught on video erupting during an evolution class is speaking out about the episode.

CBS4–03/29/2012

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Smart Bottle Helps Patients Remember Prescriptions

New technology promises to help patients remember to take their prescription drugs and will warn patients, doctors, even caretakers if doses are missed.

CBS4–07/07/2011

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FDA Panel Backs Infant Doses For Kids’ Tylenol

Federal health experts said Wednesday that dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children’s Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen, the popular pain reliever and fever reducer.

CBS4–05/18/2011

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