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.
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.
Committee Gives Thumbs Up To $1M Medical Marijuana ResearchMembers of Florida's House Appropriations Committee have given the go-ahead to allocating $1 million for medical marijuana research.
Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune SystemThis 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.
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 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?
State Wants Your Help Spotting Mink, Before They Become CoatsMost 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.
Layoffs Sink In For UM Health EmployeesCarlos 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.
Study: Good Handwriting Skills Linked To Good GradesWith 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.
Davie Mom Leads Way In Stomach Cancer Prevention, AwarenessStomach 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.
Lawmakers Clash On Cancer Research Funding, CutsHouse 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.