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New Dengue Fever Cases Reported In Miami-Dade

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As the Labor Day weekend brings outdoor activities around South Florida, the The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County wants residents to take extra precautions when it comes to mosquitoes. 503 more words


Social media versus official channels for effective feedback?

A reporter at the Telegraph said that negative feedback on social media sites amounted to bullying according to a GP practice subjected to adverse criticism. According to the practice the items had named staff, contained appalling language and were completely contrary to the NHS Zero Tolerance policy. 449 more words


Anchor Rick Folbaum's Children Douse Him For Ice Bucket Challenge

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Ice Bucket Challenge is making the rounds on social media and in the CBS4 newsroom.

Evening Anchor Rick Folbaum was challenged by his evening Co-Anchor Irika Sargent after she got doused for a good cause. 289 more words


Chemicals In Toothpaste, A Pill For Jet Lag, and The Magnitude Of Ebola

There are some concerns about a chemical in “Colgate Total Toothpaste,” which is designed to fight gingivitis. The anti-bacterial ingredient triclosan has been linked to cancer in lab animals, according to a Bloomberg News report.  239 more words

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Offering a Family-Centered Cesarean Section

BOSTON (CBS) – Anyone who has had a C-section knows it’s not a pleasant experience.  It’s major surgery and often wrought with anxiety and fear.  Now one local hospital is trying to make it as pleasant for mothers-to-be as possible, something they’re calling a “Gentle C”. 520 more words


Boxed Alternative To Bottled Water Hitting Store Shelves

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Bottled water is receiving a bad rap due to environmental concerns.

A company based in the Midwest is selling an alternative that claims to be more eco-friendly: water in a box. 234 more words