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Study: Married People Have Fewer Heart Problems

Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.


Medical Marijuana

Committee Gives Thumbs Up To $1M Medical Marijuana Research

Members of Florida’s House Appropriations Committee have given the go-ahead to allocating $1 million for medical marijuana research.


Source: CBS4

Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune System

This time of year is often celebrated with a glass of win–or two. While moderation remains key, researchers have found that drinking alcohol may actually boost your immune system.


(Source: AP)

Researchers Finish First Phase Of Grave Excavations

Two skeletons of children have been exhumed in the first phase of excavations at a former reform school with a history of extreme abuse.


Tea drinking seems to be raising in popularity in the US. (Source: CBS4)

Tea Drinking Gaining Popularity Over Coffee

Coffee has long been one of the most popular drinks in the US but, experts say, there is a change brewing. A drink steeped in history, tea-sipping seems to be rising in popularity but are South Floridians ready to trade their coffee break for tea time?


(Source: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) A Florida mink

State Wants Your Help Spotting Mink, Before They Become Coats

Most of us know where to look for a mink, and we’d start in a high-end department store. But the State of Florida wants us to be on the lookout for the little critters before they become coats, and they need you to help spot them.


Custodial Workers at the University of Miami voted to go on strike if wage increase demands aren't met.  (Source: CBS4)

Layoffs Sink In For UM Health Employees

Carlos Saenz maneuvered his motorized wheel chair along the sidewalk outside the UM Medical School Wednesday, having come back to get an item from the desk he will no longer occupy.


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Study: Good Handwriting Skills Linked To Good Grades

With the added use of computers, iPads and even spell check one may think that handwriting is a thing of the past, but new research points out a correlation between good handwriting and good grades.


Debbie Zelman was diagnosed with stomach cancer four years ago. She started the non-profit foundation Can’t Stomach Cancer. (Source: CBS4)

Davie Mom Leads Way In Stomach Cancer Prevention, Awareness

Stomach cancer is one of the least federally funded and least familiar cancers in the country, but one South Florida woman is out to change that.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Lawmakers Clash On Cancer Research Funding, Cuts

House and Senate negotiators were divided Thursday morning about a proposal to cut $50 million from cancer-research programs, with a House leader arguing the money needed to be diverted to the deficit-plagued Agency for Persons with Disabilities.




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