FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute study shows increased mercury levels in those who consume fish from the Indian River Lagoon. Read the study in the International Journal of Environmental and Public Health. The Florida Dept of Health also provides information on mercury and fish. Also the Martin County Health Dept.
Kenrick Thomas interviews Florida Highway Patrol sergeant, Mark Wysocky about the importance of Florida's move over law and how it's improved the safety of law enforcement
So far this
year, 16 children have died after being left in cars. Two of them were in Florida. We take a look at the situation and ways to keep it from happening again. Find out more about dangers that children face around vehicles at kids and cars.org.
Four women lost their lives to domestic violence in a span of a few days. Those impacted by domestic violence can find help from SafeSpace by calling 1-800-500-1119 or click here.
FC Florida is a soccer organization that preps kids from ages 7 to 19 on their performance for the next level such as college and professional. Several members talk about the success of their program.
Amateur radio Operators along the Treasure Coast will be setting up portable communications setups to practice their skills of communications for when all else fails.
It's summertime and that means it's time to go swimming. Learn how to keep your kids safe in and around swimming pools.
Local Swim Lessons:
Sailfish Splash Waterpark
YMCA of the Treasure Coast
The Lakewood Park Regional Park and Lincoln Park pool
Dr. Karen Thomas, Epidemiologist with the Martin County Health Dept. explains how it's possible to come in contact with the bacteria. You can find out more from the CDC.
Finding a job can be difficult, especially for someone with a cognitive disability. A non-profit agency in Martin County called Helping People Succeed, has a program that can help.
It's hurricane season again, and if you have a boat, you need to have a plan for what to do with it when a hurricane approaches.
Find out more:
Boat Hurricane Plan
Fort Pierce City Marina