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  • WFTV's Vanessa Echols welcomes new anchor hours

    WFTV's Vanessa Echols welcomes new anchor hours
    WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Vanessa Echols is elated to be leaving the morning shift. You would be, too, after 17 and a half years. “I get up at 2 a.m.,” she said. “I will not miss wanting to crush the three alarm clocks when they go off...
  • Health care speed dating: a new way to find Dr. Right

    Health care speed dating: a new way to find Dr. Right
    Is health care speed-dating the way to find the doctor of your dreams? Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes will be hosting a free event on Valentine's Day to let prospective patients meet physicians through a rotating series of five-minute...
  • 'Parenthood': The adult in the TV family

    'Parenthood': The adult in the TV family
    "Parenthood" understands the frustration of the quiet achiever. It's an issue Jason Katims' family drama has often addressed directly, whether through teenage Haddie (Sarah Ramos) lashing out at her family's complete focus on the needs of her brother...
  • Vanessa Echols leaving WFTV mornings

    Vanessa Echols leaving WFTV mornings
    UPDATED: Vanessa Echols is leaving WFTV-Channel 9 mornings to be reunited with Greg Warmoth at 4 p.m. on the ABC affiliate. They were together for 15 years in the mornings at WFTV. Nancy Alvarez will takes Echols' morning spot with Jamie Holmes, and the...
  • Study: Sugary drinks could accelerate puberty in girls

    Study: Sugary drinks could accelerate puberty in girls
    High calories and "sugar highs" may not be the only effects sodas and other sweetened drinks have on children.  A Harvard researchers study shows girls who consume a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages may enter puberty sooner than girls who don't. ...
  • Black breast-feeding gatherings try sisterhood approach to boost rates, reduce big health gaps

    Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding — an age-old yet sometimes shunned practice in their community. It's part of a grassroots movement that breast-feeding...
  • Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season

    Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season
    When it came time to pick the team's shoes in preseason, Woodside senior guard Ray Jackson had a thought: pink. Sure, it looked nice and was different. But the color means something to Jackson, whose mother battled breast cancer last summer. So the...
  • Analyst: Government seems to be making changes to protect consumer information on health site

    The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week that details such...
  • Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism

    Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism
    Last year saw more U.S. measles cases than in any other year in nearly the last quarter century, and 2015 isn't looking a whole lot better, after someone at Disneyland infected people who infected other people in what has become a seven-state outbreak....
  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...
  • Many African-Americans fall into a health 'coverage gap'

    WASHINGTON Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of people of color who do not have health insurance is projected to fall dramatically by 2016, greatly narrowing the historic disparities in coverage between whites and nonwhites. But one...