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Health

Top Obamacare official stepping down

Top Obamacare official stepping downMarilyn Tavenner, the Obama administration official responsible for implementing the Affordable Care Act, is quitting at the end of February.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Man determined to lose weight drops 140 lbs

Man determined to lose weight drops 140 lbsDunn's weight-loss journey started at the YMCA's first step studio.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

FDA approves new kind of device to treat obesity

FDA approves new kind of device to treat obesityA first-of-its-kind implant that curbs the appetite by electrically stimulating stomach nerves was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

A super simple way to get kids to eat their veggies

A super simple way to get kids to eat their veggiesParents, schools and public health officials have been struggling for years to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables at lunch. Now a new study may have found a simple way to make a big difference.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Florida

Feds: 1.2M Floridians signed up for health insurance

Feds: 1.2M Floridians signed up for health insuranceNearly 1.2 million Floridians have signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace so far under the Affordable Care Act.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Lucky break for lab worker in latest CDC safety blunder

Lucky break for lab worker in latest CDC safety blunderHealth officials say a federal lab technician who was possibly exposed to the Ebola virus as a result of a lab mishap last month did not get sick.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Study: Lunch after recess helps kids eat healthier

Study: Lunch after recess helps kids eat healthierThe new study shows that waiting until after recess to feed kids increases per-child fruit and veggie consumption by 54%.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Opinion

What?! Mom still breast feeds child, 6

What?! Mom still breast feeds child, 6The article goes on to say, "Belle is a head taller than most of her classmates and is rarely ill. Her mother puts this down to her 'mama's milk,' which she also says is responsible for the confidence of her clever daughter — a talented violinist,...
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Many patients prescribed aspirin therapy don't need it

Many patients prescribed aspirin therapy don't need itLike millions of Americans, Brian Hull has high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease. He takes low-dose aspirin every day to reduce his chance of a heart attack.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Virtually visit the doctor

Virtually visit the doctorTelemedicine is transforming the way doctors can care for patients by coming to them via phone, email or video chat.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Petition released in medical marijuana fight

Petition released in medical marijuana fightMedical marijuana round two is set to begin. And this time, Attorney John Morgan says he got it right.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Pinellas releases guide to healthy shopping options

Pinellas releases guide to healthy shopping optionsLet the Pinellas County 2014-2015 Guide to Farmers Markets & Produce Stands be your map to a healthier new year.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago