CBS Tampa Health News
- Over 1.3 Million Floridians Sign Up For Health Insurance Federal health officials say about 57 percent are part of the nearly 1 million who are re-enrolling and 43 percent selected a plan for the first time.
- Florida Supreme Court Considering Definition Of Sexual Intercourse In HIV Case The Florida Supreme Court will consider the definition of sexual intercourse in a case involving a gay man charged with not letting a partner know he was HIV-positive.
- Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
- How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
- Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
- Study: Regular Exercise Adds Years To Life Span All that exercise will pay off, and could even add years to your life. Canadian researchers recently found young adults who did 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week added up to five years to their lives.
- Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.
- CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
- Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.
- New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.
- Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines? According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.
- Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.
- Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or Younger There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
- New In-Home Innovations Claim They Can Make You Healthier New innovations claiming to give you more energy and even help you sleep better are just some of the wellness features found in the new healthy home.
- Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.