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High School Students Take Part In Mock Outbreak

A group of high school students from around the country are taking part in a mock outbreak of an infectious disease in Miami.

06/27/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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Health Officials Warn About Viral Mosquito Disease

The Florida Department of Health is warning residents about a viral mosquito-borne disease.

CBS Tampa–05/17/2014

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Petition Hopes To Block Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes In Fla. Keys

A petition has begun to make the rounds urging British insect control company Oxitec to refrain from releasing genetically-altered mosquitoes into the Florida Keys.

07/12/2012

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