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Brother, sister facing leukemia fight

A family in Jacksonville with three children, all under the age of 5, two of whom are being treated for leukemia at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, is facing the scary prospect that their third child is also going to be diagnosed with the same.


Toxic area leaving workers, residents sick

Hundreds of people in northwest Jacksonville are living near one of the most polluted sites in America, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.


Child's wish heard around the world

They call him "Super Drew." How a Clay County boy is proving he has real-life super powers and using them to fight for his life and bring a community together.


Doctors' questioning about guns challenged

Should a trip to the doctor for a checkup include a question about whether you own a gun? Florida can start enforcing a ban on those questions shortly.


Project 17 adds athletic trainers to schools

The Duval County public school district is partnering with several agencies to bring full-time athletic trainers to its schools.


Sleeping beauty syndrome

Insomnia is a condition that makes it difficult, if not impossible, to fall asleep. People with hypersomnia have the opposite problem - they have a hard time waking up. But now, researchers are working to understand hypersomnia’s cause so they can find a cure.



WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Trials of the single-dose VSV-EBOV vaccine began in March ...


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Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a local health official, who told CNN on Friday all the cases are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.


Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

Health issues resulting from a 2012 heatlh scare are resolved and Hillary Clinton is physically fit to serve as president, according to her personal physician.



Anti-vaccine mom charged with kidnapping daughter

On May 13, 2014, South Florida resident Robert Baumann went to pick up his daughter, Lilly, from the home of her mother, Megan Everett. When he got there, Everett and Lilly were nowhere to be found.



2 dead in N.Y. Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.

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