Test may some day predict 5-year risk of death
Will you be alive five years from now? New research suggests it might be possible to predict if you’ll die from a medical condition in…
Alzheimer's blood test shows promising results
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy…
5 studies you may have missed
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is…
Is tinkering with time bad for your health?
Whether it's farmers in India, office workers in Spain or stock brokers in California, people are tinkering with time. But health…
Marijuana advocates gear up for votes
With 20 U.S. states allowing medical marijuana, and others weighing its medicinal or recreational use, advocates of looser laws on weed…
Alzheimer's may rank with cancer, heart disease
Alzheimer's disease ravages the brain, robbing its victims not only of their memories but often their ability to do things as basic as…
CDC: Hospitals contributing to rise of superbugs
Health officials have long been warning us about the overuse of antibiotics and the rise of drug-resistant "superbugs."
Dr. David Soria Q&A: Caffeine, Grapefruit
Dr. David Soria answers your questions about how caffeine affects your body. Also, can grapefruit affect your medication?
Meat & dairy as bad as cigarettes?
In a study, those who consumed the highest levels of animal proteins in their diets were four times more likely to die of cancer than…
Schoolchildren are eating more fruits, veggies
Are schoolchildren actually eating more fruits and vegetables under the new school lunch program? Apparently they are, according to a new…
Apple helping develop user friendly hearing aid
Doctors and manufacturers hope Apple's integration will do away with hearing aid stigmas.
Kids not getting enough sleep, says study
Electronics in children's bedrooms are leading to sleep-deprived children, says National Sleep Foundation.
Thousands of openings at job fair
More than 2,000 jobs will be up for grabs at a job fair.
Shots fired, hit & run crash related?
A hit and run crash and report of gunfire near the Hampton Courts apartments in West Palm Beach may be related.
Cars, pot and cash seized in Port St. Lucie bust
A special police investigation unit on Friday found 13 firearms, $35,500 cash, almost 10 pounds of marijuana and an assortment of cars…
About $2,000 worth of ice cream melted by vandal
All the ice cream and specialty cakes at Joy’s Ice Cream Plus in Fort Pierce melted, apparently due to a vandal who turned off the…
Debate over cash vs credit prices
Palm Beach County Commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to regulate how gas prices are advertised. But a potential deal…
Will your insurance company pay after disaster?
Will your insurance company pay the claim when disaster strikes? the Consumer Watchdog shows you how to research your carrier.
Restaurants with unpaid fines & expired license
A Consumer Watchdog investigation gets action. We reveal restaurants who are open for business with an expired food license.
Thieves forward WPB woman's mail fraudulently
It costs the US Post Office $300 million a year to forward mail, but it also may cost you your privacy. Some of that forwarding of mail is…