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Pinellas Sheriff supports medical marijuana bill

Pinellas Sheriff supports medical marijuana billPinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says he supports a bill introduced by a state senator that would allow a variety of patients to use a number of different marijuana strains.
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Plant High TB: Parents' questions answered

Plant High TB: Parents' questions answeredTuesday night, concerned Plant High parents can get their TB questions answered, after a former student was diagnosed with the contagious infection.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
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St. Pete lawmaker files medical marijuana bill

St. Pete lawmaker files medical marijuana billState Sen. Jeff Brandes filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would legalize medical marijuana.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Former Plant High student tests positive for TB

Former Plant High student tests positive for TBA former student at Plant High School has tested positive for tuberculosis, and now school officials say about 150 students and faculty may need to be tested.
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Pets

Obesity epidemic affecting millions of pets

Obesity epidemic affecting millions of petsThe obesity epidemic is affecting not only people but their pets as well.
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  • 4 days ago
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Could measles outbreak happen in Tampa Bay?

Could measles outbreak happen in Tampa Bay?More new cases are getting reported every day from a measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in California.
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
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Should parents be allowed to choose whether to vaccinate their kids?

Should parents be allowed to choose whether to vaccinate their kids?As the measles outbreak spreads, questions are being raised about whether parents should be able to skip having their children vaccinated
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  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
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FL lawmaker wants to take on 'intimate apparel'

FL lawmaker wants to take on 'intimate apparel'The reason? To help stop the spread of the Ebola virus, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
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  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
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Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to 6 states

Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to 6 statesAn outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland before Christmas is now disrupting lives in six states.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
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Is popular diet pill a waste of money?

Is popular diet pill a waste of money?Garcinia cambogia supplements are some of the most popular diet pills on the market. 10News find out if they work.
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  • 1 week ago
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These are the worst U.S. cities for bedbugs

These are the worst U.S. cities for bedbugsBedbugs are a build-in hazard of city living. Like so many of us, these parasites love the endless food options, convenient transportation, lively crowds and the comforts of a warm home. All reasons why the U.S. is top territory for bedbugs.
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Measles outbreak includes 5 Disney workers

Measles outbreak includes 5 Disney workersThe number of cases in the measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in California jumped again Wednesday.
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Millennials' premiums higher with Affordable Care Act

Millennials' premiums higher with Affordable Care ActThe millennial advocacy organization Generation Opportunity said the Affordable Care Act has increased health care premiums for young people by up to 91 percent.
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Ebola survivor to aid in search of a cure

Ebola survivor to aid in search of a cureEbola survivor Amber Vinson will donate blood to a drug development company that hopes to develop a beneficial drug that could help other victims.
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Coffee may reduce risk of deadly skin cancer

Coffee may reduce risk of deadly skin cancerStudy adds to growing body of research that daily jolt of java can have health benefits
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Coffee may reduce risk for deadly skin cancer

Coffee may reduce risk for deadly skin cancerThe latest study finds coffee may lower the risk for the most serious type of skin cancer, malignant melanoma.
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Too much sitting raises risk of death, even if you exercise

Too much sitting raises risk of death, even if you exerciseBeware, couch potatoes: The evidence is piling up that too much sitting can take a serious toll on your health.
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Your blood type may predict health risks

Your blood type may predict health risksNew research shows your blood can reveal a lot more about you than you may realize.
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St. Pete residents remember sting of segregation

St. Pete residents remember sting of segregationHundreds of people lined the streets along the waterfront of Downtown St. Petersburg on Monday for the 20th Anniversary Drum Major for Justice Martin Luther King parade.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Doctor on measles outbreak: No need to panic

Doctor on measles outbreak: No need to panic13 more people have reportedly contracted the measles virus after one case in Disneyland reportedly started an outbreak. However, doctors say it is still not time to panic.
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Florida boy's circumcision spurs legal battle, protests

Florida boy's circumcision spurs legal battle, protestsAn estranged Florida couple's fight over whether to circumcise their son has become a rallying cry for those who denounce the procedure as barbaric.
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Bay area 'bar' has hangover cure

Bay area 'bar' has hangover cureParamedics at the HangIVer bar in South Tampa can hook you up to an IV to cure your hangover in minutes.
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Rabies alert has been issued for Pasco

Rabies alert has been issued for PascoThe Florida Department of Health in Pasco County has issued a rabies alert.
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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.
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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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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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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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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Whoops. Flu vaccine may not fight this year's strain

Whoops. Flu vaccine may not fight this year's strainNew information from the Centers for Disease Control says this year's flu has mutated, making the vaccines which flu vaccine manufacturers released less, or not effective.
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Should diet pills be part of your New Year's resolution?

Should diet pills be part of your New Year's resolution?In an effort to spur results, some turn to weight loss supplements, supplements that are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and can even be dangerous.
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Sweet-smelling breath chemical captured for early diabetes detection

Sweet-smelling breath chemical captured for early diabetes detectionA non-invasive device that measures a sweet-smelling chemical in the breath to indicate the risk of Type 1 diabetes in children is being developed by researchers from Oxford, who plan to have it in doctors' surgeries by the middle of 2015. Matthew St
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New lens implant is restoring vision

New lens implant is restoring visionNew lens implant is restoring vision
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Safe eating: Holiday leftover rules

Safe eating: Holiday leftover rulesWe often end up with enough leftovers for weeks, but that doesn't mean you should eat them that long.
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Ladies getting 'loob' jobs for their feet

Ladies getting 'loob' jobs for their feetWomen are constantly looking for ways to make high heels more comfortable. Some are choosing plastic surgery.
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14 arrested in meningitis outbreak linked to pharmacy

14 arrested in meningitis outbreak linked to pharmacyFourteen people were arrested and charged Wednesday for their alleged roles at the Framingham pharmacy blamed for a deadly national meningitis outbreak.
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Soda makers want to cut calories: But is diet really better?

Soda makers want to cut calories: But is diet really better?Soda makers want to cut the number of calories you're drinking each year. The big three -- Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper -- have all pledged to reduce the number of beverage calories Americans are consuming by 20% over the next decade.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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USF approves Vinik's new downtown medical center

USF approves Vinik's new downtown medical centerThe USF Board of Trustees unanimously approved plans Thursday to bring a new medical center to downtown Tampa near the Amalie Arena.
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New breast-cancer vaccine shows promise

New breast-cancer vaccine shows promiseNew breast-cancer vaccine shows promise.
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Winter Haven woman shares AIDS story to change stigma

Winter Haven woman shares AIDS story to change stigmaA Winter Haven woman shares her AIDS diagnosis story to change the stigma and help other women living with HIV.
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Arizona man under Ebola watch after West Africa trip

Arizona man under Ebola watch after West Africa tripAn Arizona man who fell ill after returning home from West Africa is being monitored for Ebola, though officials believe he is a low-risk case. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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