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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. 302 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”. 535 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. 236 more words


Breastfeeding Moms Protest Aventura Mall

AVENTURA (CBSMiami) – Breastfeeding moms could be seen in Aventura Mall showing support for nursing in public on Thursday.

“The miracle of being able to give your child life and feed them with your body I think is something pretty amazing,” said Jasmine Terrany. 407 more words


2015 American Heart Walk Preps Underway

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The 2015 American Heart Walk isn’t until next April, but organizers are already gearing up for a successful fundraiser.

A press conference was held Monday morning at Nova Southeastern University to kick off the preparations for next year’s walk. 108 more words