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Heat advisory issued as South Florida prepares to break temperature records

If Thursday felt unbearably hot in South Florida, Friday has turned the broiler up a notch.

The National Weather Service in Miami issued a heat advisory that runs from noon to 8 p.m. Friday to warn of heat index values that will make temperatures feel 109 degrees.

The worst of it — unless you love to scorch — will be felt in inland, coastal and metro Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties and also in far South Miami-Dade, like Homestead and Florida City.

The hot temperatures along with high humidity could cause heat illnesses, the weather service said.

The high

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Exotic meats are a Chinese delicacy. But they’re causing concern about another outbreak.

Ou Yang is having a hard time finding snake to eat.

“A very famous restaurant specialized in cooking snakes in my city already stopped providing such dishes,” Ou told NBC News from Foshan, in southern China, where snake has long been regarded as a delicacy. “They are all banned now.”

As the world struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic, China is clamping down on the sale of wildlife for human consumption amid concerns about another outbreak of a zoonotic disease. What began as a temporary ban to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is making legislative leaps to a broader ban

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Tick disease with coronavirus-like symptoms is on the rise in Michigan

DETROIT– Health officials are warning Michiganders to guard against anaplasmosis, a tick-borne disease that mimics COVID-19 symptoms.

Anaplasmosis is still rare in Michigan but the number of cases reported yearly in the state is on the rise.

There were 12 documented cases of anaplasmosis in Michigan reported to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) in 2019. Michigan has seen an increase over the last six years, with only four cases reported in 2014. 

The symptoms are much like those reported with the coronavirus: fever, chills, fatigue, body aches, headaches and fatigue. People experiencing those range of symptoms

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Expiring soon! There are so many top-rated vacuums on sale for the 4th of July weekend

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Got dirt? Dyson to the rescue. (Photo: Dyson)
Got dirt? Dyson to the rescue. (Photo: Dyson)

If spring cleaning feels like eons ago, it’s not because your sense of time is warped — rather, it’s because you’re noticing all the dust bunnies your old vacuum isn’t picking up.

If your old model just can’t handle the heat anymore, have no fear: 4th of July weekend is the best time to pick up a new

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Fireworks Safety Tips

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Even before July Fourth, fireworks were filling the sky.

While many official fireworks shows were canceled as states try to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, people in cities across the U.S. were experiencing ad-hoc pyrotechnic displays for much of June.

And complaints about fireworks skyrocketed, according to reports from New York City, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Oakland, and other cities. In New York City, for example, there were 28,245 official complaints lodged about fireworks in June, compared to just 121 in June 2019. 

Social media is full of similar complaints,

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