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AAP: School-Based Drug Testing Lacks “Solid Evidence For Their Effectiveness”

The American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday that, although school drug testing has hypothetical benefits, it opposes the widespread implementation of schools drug testing students.

03/30/2015

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Study: Hand Washing Dishes May Reduce Risk Of Allergy Development

Dinner is finished and the plates are loaded into the sink—whether you proceed to hand wash or place them in the dishwasher could make a difference in whether or not children develop allergies.

02/23/2015

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/01/2014

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Study: Good Handwriting Linked To Better Grades

Does your child have nice penmanship? Easy to read, neat handwriting may mean better grades in school, according to a Florida International University professor’s research.

08/29/2014

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Study: Seniors Driving More Than Past Generations

Senior citizens are driving more than in previous generations, according to a new report.

05/08/2014

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Getting A Second Medical Opinion Online

A 25-year Johns Hopkins study has concluded that diagnostic mistakes are most costly and do more harm to patients than surgical or medication errors. That stunning finding is one of the reasons a new telemedicine service was created right here in South Florida. CBS4’S Brian Andrews introduces you to secondopinions.com

CBS Miami–04/15/2014

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New NASA Study Warns Of Climate Change’s Pace

NASA jumped back into the discussion of global climate change Tuesday with a new study that showed Earth’s climate will experience roughly 20 percent more warming than estimates originally stated, despite a recent slowdown.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

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FL High School Students Drinking Less Soda

According to new statistics, students in Florida high schools are healthier than they were six years ago.

03/01/2014

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“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

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Study: South Florida Pollutants Increase Coral Reef Disease

Common South Florida pollutants are leading to a rapid increase in coral disease among South Florida coral reefs.

11/27/2013

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