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BSO Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs Bonds Out

Suspended Broward Sheriff Deputy Eduardo Mesa bonded out of jail Thursday evening.

09/04/2014

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Eye Vitamins Could Better Vision In The Long Run

More than half of all Americans take some type of a daily vitamin or nutritional supplement, even though recent research says a multivitamin has little if any long term health benefit.

05/26/2014

Smart Pills (Source: CBS4)

“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

Bill McHale, Acceptance Counseling Services (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Molly Madness

We follow up Michele Gillen’s CBS4 investigation into a drug that parents might have heard their kids talking about, but not realize what it was. And with kids hearing music stars rave about it, the drug, “Molly,” has become tragically alluring.

My TV 33–09/29/2013

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Wealthy SoBe Hotelier & Lohan Pal Busted For Drugs At FLL

A multimillionaire South Beach hotelier and close friend of Lindsay Lohan was arrested at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday.

CBS4–04/05/2013

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Downtown Miami Ready To Feel The Boom Of Ultra

Mega-stages, fences, and lots of water stations are being setup in Downtown Miami as the countdown to Ultra Music Festival is underway.

CBS4–03/12/2013

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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

Lipitor(atorvastain calcium) tablets made by Pfizer and distributed by Parke-Davis are seen November 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Pfizer's patent on the best-selling drug of all-time, the cholesterol-lowering medication Lipitor, expired on November 30, 2011, opening the path to generic competitors for America's most popular medication. Lipitor came on the market in 1997, and has raked in some $100 billion for Pfizer even in a crowded market that includes various other cholesterol-lowering statins, many of which have already gone generic. In the United States, anti-cholesterol drugs account for 255 million prescriptions a year, and about nine million people are taking Lipitor. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Risk Of Glass Particles In Generic Lipitor Prompts FDA Recall

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling more than 40 lots of atorvastatin pills — the generic version of the popular statin Lipitor — over possible glass contamination.

CBS4–11/23/2012

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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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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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