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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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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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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, 13 hours ago
Health

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, 12 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, 14 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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  • 3 days, 19 hours 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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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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.
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  • 1 week, 6 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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  • 2 weeks 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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  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago