Green cleaning: How effective is just water?

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. - What do you use to clean your home? Would you try only water and a cloth to remove dirt and germs? There are products that do just that and we put them to the te..
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Counseling centers reach out through text

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Stacey Adams

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Most parents of teens know that if you want to "talk" to your teen, you better send a text! Now, counseling centers are following that lead in hopes of reaching m..
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Cape Coral tops list of best cities for asthmatics

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Adam Wright

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Eric Fetzer says moving to Cape Coral may have saved his son's life. "He would have hallucinations, he would point up at the sky and (gasp) and be really afraid,..
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FDA OKs Merck drug, 1st in new cancer drug

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.- U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system, a Merck drug developed for tre..
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Franklin Park Elementary students receive free eye exams

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As students across the country are getting back in the swing of things, some in Southwest Florida are seeing a major change.  During free screenings at Frank..
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US eating habits improve a bit except among poor

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CHICAGO, Ill. - Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choic..
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Research reveals probiotics are good for healthier skin

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stacey Adams

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Chances are you've heard of probiotics, the "healthy" bacteria that have been linked to a healthy digestive tract.   There are literally trillions of strains..
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Find out which cereals are the most nutritious

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As busy parents on-the-go know, cereal is an easy and seemingly nutritious breakfast option for the family.Research on adults and children finds that just having ..
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Adding years to your life

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FLA.- It's no secret staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer. But research shows how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than..
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American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet..
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WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people.    The latest figures..
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Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.    The company said Tues..
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Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical facto..
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NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

An Iowa drug developer says it is ready to start an initial round of human testing for a possible vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus.    NewLink Genetics Chief Finan..
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FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.&..
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Ethics test: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID (AP) - Now it's not just two Americans, but a Spaniard, as well: the three non-Africans known to have Ebola got some of the very few doses that exist of an experimental drug..
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US doctor, aid worker appear to be improving

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in Liberia indicated Friday he's getting stronger every day, and the husband of a second aid worker with the dea..
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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.    The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buyi..
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New York hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who recently visited West Africa and then was hospitalized in New York City with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms does not have the Ebola virus.&nbs..
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2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A second American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, where doctors will closely monitor the effect of an experimental drug she agreed to take..
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