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Worsening Eye Infection Forces Bob Costas Off Olympic Prime Time

Broadcaster Bob Costas’s eye infection is keeping him on the bench at the Winter Olympics.

02/13/2014

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Study: Cat Bites May Cause Deep-Tissue, Joint Infections That Could Need Surgery

The findings of a new study indicate that bites from cats could cause joint and deep-tissue infections in those who suffer them.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2014

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(AUDIO) The Current: Dentistry from the Heart & Advancements in Treating Trigger Finger

The Current has got you covered, especially when it comes to health related topics. Did you know that this Friday, Dentistry from the Heart is putting on a special event, providing FREE dental services? Visit […]

CBS Tampa–02/05/2014

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Study: Breath Test May Help Detect Lung Cancer

A new study has found that a simple breath test might help detect if a person has lung cancer.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2014

People who interact with others from a lower viewpoint, also known as short people, express more feelings of inferiority, excessive mistrust and paranoia. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: Short People Prone To Feelings Of Inferiority, Mistrust

People who interact with others from a lower viewpoint, also known as short people, express more feelings of inferiority, excessive mistrust and paranoia.

CBS Tampa–01/29/2014

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Florida Is Fighting Back Against Obesity Rates

Florida health officials are launching a new program aimed at curbing alarming obesity rates in the state.

CBS Tampa–01/20/2014

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

01/09/2014

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

01/09/2014

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

01/09/2014