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According to the Centers for Disease Control, CDC, the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya is on the rise on Florida. The disease is spread from mosquitos to humans and then infected humans back to mosquitos. Symptoms of the virus include aching joints and arthritic-like pain which lasts can last for months. There...
Taco Bell is launching its waffle taco nationwide March 27th after previously testing it in California, last year. This has forced, already lower sales at McDonald's, to reconsider expending its own breakfast hours, with some at the top saying 10:30 am is just too early, after receiving over 10,000 complaints...
The European Space Agency’s spacecraft Rosetta has reached the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after traveling 3.5 billion miles. Rosetta will travel alongside of the comet taking pictures as they both move closer to the Sun. Rosetta was launched in 2004 and made several passes by the Earth on its way to the...
Mars - NASA's Martian rover Curiosity has found a rock on Mars that is not like other rocks examined so far, in fact, it's very Earth-like according to Edward Stolper of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, who works on the mission with NASA. “This rock is a close...
Washington, D.C. The FDA has approved a new drug test for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which will be conducted by BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics at the Mayo Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in a double-blind study. Phase II as it is known will test how well patients tolerate the new...
NASA released this picture of Earth taken on January 1, 2014, looking tranquil and rotating smoothly, despite the world having possibly ended a little more than a year ago on December 23, 2012, as American's interpreted the Mayan calendar. Thanks to NASA for this great shot! Related Florida news here
The Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has published new rules controlling the production and sales of e-cigarettes that have risen in popularity over the last few years. Age restrictions, advertising controls and getting the approval of ingredients are some of the new rules e-cigarettes makes and retailers will have...
Jose Maria Madiedo, a professor at the University of Huelva, recorded an asteroid smash into the moon traveling at 38,000 mph, creating a flash so large and bright, it was visible on earth with the naked eye.  The event happened back on September 11, 2013, but was only recently...
Whole Foods has issued a recall of the Crave Brothers Les frères cheese it sells in stores across the country after it was discovered there was contamination of dangerous listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The cheese is made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese in Wisconsin where the FDA discovered a link between...
SpaceX launched one of its Dragon rockets this morning on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, ISS, but ran into problems nine minutes after liftoff. SpaceX founder Elon Musk said three of the four thrusters did not ignite as planned. Speaking from the company's Hawthorne, CA mission control, Musk...