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Fla. House OKs experimental drugs for dying patients

Fla. House OKs experimental drugs for dying patientsTerminally ill patients would be able to take experimental drugs under a bill that passed the Florida House.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Scott suing feds for withholding hospital funds

Scott suing feds for withholding hospital fundsIn a statement Thursday, Scott said he was appalled that President Barack Obama "would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare."
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
News

Rare side effect erased woman's fingerprints

Rare side effect erased woman's fingerprintsThe patient in question experienced hand-foot syndrome that was so bad it interfered with everyday tasks, the two physicians said.
  • News
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Health

FDA: Some KIND bars not as healthy as they claim

FDA: Some KIND bars not as healthy as they claimSome popular snack bars will be getting a label makeover after the FDA accused the manufacturer of making false health claims.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Pets

Canine flu hits hundreds of dogs across Midwest

Canine flu hits hundreds of dogs across MidwestAnimal health experts say a canine influenza virus has sickened hundreds of dogs in several Midwestern states, including one in Wisconsin.
  • Pets
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Sarasota Memorial, FSU prep for doctor shortage

Sarasota Memorial, FSU prep for doctor shortageFlorida's growing pains as the third most populated state in the country are being felt in its hospitals as they prepare for a shortage of doctors.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
News

Three things that could be giving you nightmares

Three things that could be giving you nightmaresStudy found these factors appear to be linked to an increased risk of having bad dreams
  • News
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Health

Baby food recalled due to possible contamination

Baby food recalled due to possible contaminationBeech-Nut Nutrition, an Amsterdam, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Health

Expert advice: Do 3 things to protect your aging brain

Expert advice: Do 3 things to protect your aging brainIf you want to stay mentally sharp as you age, experts have three pieces of advice: Get more exercise, control your risks for cardiovascular disease and work with your doctor to head off medical conditions and drug side effects that might impair your thinking.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Health

FDA says pregnant women should eat seafood

FDA says pregnant women should eat seafoodFDA says pregnant women should eat more seafood
  • Health
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Health

FDA questions label info on Kind bars

FDA questions label info on Kind barsKind bars are the solution for many who want a healthy snack on the run, but you might want to slow down before you trust what those labels say.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Entertainment

Rita Wilson has double mastectomy after cancer diagnosis

Rita Wilson has double mastectomy after cancer diagnosisThe actress, who is taking a leave from the Broadway play Fish in the Dark, is sharing in the news in People, issuing a statement explaining that she has a 'personal health issue.'
  • Entertainment
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Outreach

Foundation helps those with spinal injuries

Foundation helps those with spinal injuriesNine years after a paralyzing injury, Tyson Gentry and his wife have started a foundation to help the families of other spinal cord injury patients.
  • Outreach
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Health

Man wants to be world's first head transplant

Man wants to be world's first head transplantSome call it insane. One describes a fate 'worse than death.'
  • Health
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Health

Law would cut welfare for parents who don't vaccinate

Law would cut welfare for parents who don't vaccinateAustralia is trying a new tactic to crack down on parents who don't get their children vaccinated.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
News

Tech, apps can help you get some sleep

Tech, apps can help you get some sleepThere are several apps and other tech that can help you get some good sleep. Check these out.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
News

Will Big Tobacco become Big Marijuana?

Will Big Tobacco become Big Marijuana?While federal law makes their entire industry illegal, many marijuana store owners, growers and retailers fear something completely different: Big Tobacco.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

UPDATE: Social media makes fundraising easier

UPDATE: Social media makes fundraising easierThe numbers keep adding up for Good Samaritan Levi Teuton and his family as 244 people have clicked on the Go Fund Me website and donated more than $26,000.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Injured Iraq veteran faces medical marijuana charge

Injured Iraq veteran faces medical marijuana chargeMathew Young faces a drug charge because he was using medical marijuana to get relief from concussions he suffered in Iraq.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Height influences heart attack risk

Height influences heart attack riskThe researchers found that for each two and a half inches shorter, a person had a 13.5 percent increased risk for coronary heart disease.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

USF proposes body farm in Lithia

USF proposes body farm in LithiaIt's exactly what it sounds like: people can have their bodies donated after they die, to be used for training by medical examiners, military personnel and forensic students.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Pets

REPORT: Fast food the new dog food?

REPORT: Fast food the new dog food?More than likely you hear at least once a day how America has a problem with fast food. Well now it seems that pets could be next on that list.
  • Pets
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

VA facilities in Florida make no headway in fight to shorten wait

VA facilities in Florida make no headway in fight to shorten waitDespite reforms, VA facilities in Florida make no headway in fight to shorten waits for care
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Could a beard be bad for your health?

Could a beard be bad for your health?Beards are the hottest style trend for men right now, but there could be a downside.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Listeria in hummus prompts national recall by Sabra

Listeria in hummus prompts national recall by SabraThe presence of potentially deadly listeria in several samples of hummus has prompted a national recall by Virginia-based Sabra Dipping Co. of 30,000 cases of Classic Hummus.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Radiation beads target tumor, can extend life

Radiation beads target tumor, can extend lifeJeanelle Slade introduces us to a Billings doctor who's experimental treatment could buy precious time for a cancer patient.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Which hobbies help an aging brain?

Which hobbies help an aging brain?Creative hobbies like painting, quilting, pottery or woodworking could help keep your brain sharp as you get older.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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