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Vinyl flooring safety questions

Vinyl is some of the least expensive, longest lasting flooring you can buy. But it often contains phthalates, chemicals that have raised safety concerns for young children. Consumer Reports ran extensive lab tests to see how much of the phthalates in vinyl escape into the environment.

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Positively Jax- Donations delivered to the USO

All last month, News4Jax with the help of Memorial Hospital and all of you, collected snacks and personal care items to stock the USO Welcome Center at Jacksonville International Airport.

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Smile! It's good for you, others

A clinical psychologist talks about the health benefits we can gain by smiling, even if we’re not in the mood.

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Pets have powerful impact on kids

A child psychologist says furry friends can have a powerful impact on kids.

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BMI versus the String Test

If you want to increase your odds of living a long healthy life you might want to step off the scale and pull out a piece of string. The string test is gaining more traction in determining your chances of survival. A doctor weighs in to see how it works and if it's an accurate gauge.

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USDA launches "Grill like a PRO"

This Fourth of July weekend, many Americans will be celebrating our nation with family gatherings and summer cookouts.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reminding families to take extra care not to let foodborne bacteria, which grows more quickly in hot weather, ruin the fun.

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New Study links risks associated with sugary drinks

Research experts say sugary drinks could be linked to as many as 184,000 deaths worldwide every year.

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Clearing mosquitoes from your desk

Lots of products claim to protect you from pesky mosquitoes. But many of them contain chemicals you don’t necessarily want to spray on yourself or your kids.

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Keep dogs cool in the heat

Ways to keep your furry friends cool and safe during the dog days of summer.

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Stroke survivor support groups

Women are 2.5 times more likely to have a stroke than breast cancer. More than four-million people in the US survive a stroke and live with the after-effects. For stroke survivors, each day can be a new battle, but you don’t have to travel the road to recovery alone.

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Why more women than men have Alzheimer's

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's are women and scientists are now challenging the theory that is is because women live longer than men.

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Using selfies & video to land a job

Selfies are all the rage on social media, but would you ever think that a selfie could help land you a job?

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Morning Show Regular Features

Photos: Have you seen these fugitives?

Capturing Jacksonville's wanted suspects is a tough task, so The Local Station is trying to help with the Wheel of Justice. Every Thursday morning, the wheel spins and a wanted fugitive is profiled. Online, we feature all the fugitives on the wheel.

Morning Show Recognizes First Birthdays

Every day on the morning show, Channel 4 features babies on their first birthday. Learn how to send the photos and when to watch.

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