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Schools Allowing Kids With Head Lice To Return To Class, Not Sending ‘Lice Note’ To Parents

Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.

CBS Tampa–11/08/2013

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31 In Fla. Infected By Bacteria In Salt Water

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Patty Konietzky thought the small purple lesion on her husband’s ankle was a spider bite. But when the lesion quickly spread across his body like a constellation, she knew something […]

CBS Tampa–11/07/2013

The Current host Franco Ripple in the studio with "bigs" and "littles" from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County (photo credit: CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Buccaneer Mike Alstott on Hike For Hospice, Networking Tips From Aakash Patel, Orthopaedic Research in Tampa Bay, and National 4-H Council on STEM Education

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (November 3rd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers […]

CBS Tampa–11/06/2013

The Current host Franco Ripple in the kitchen with Chef Andy King at Datz Dough in Tampa (photo credit: Twitter/@ChefAndyDatz)

The Current: Obamacare Navigators, In The Kitchen at Datz Dough, Ducks Unlimited, Donate $1 at Burger King to Benefit Military Families, Junior League Holiday Gift Market

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (October 27th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: Dan Fitzpatrick, CEO of […]

CBS Tampa–11/03/2013

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

10/23/2013

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FDA Investigates Brain Infection-Gilenya Case

The FDA is continuing to investigate a possible link between the multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya.

10/23/2013

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Stelara OK’d For Psoriatic Arthritis

Of the 7.5 million people with psoriasis, about 10 percent to 30 percent get psoriatic arthritis.

10/23/2013

The Current host Franco Ripple in studio with Lisa Johni, Treena Hoaglan and Gentry Adams of the Junior League of St. Petersburg (photo credit: JLSP)

The Current: Ron White & Margo Rey, Hard Rock Tampa #Pinktober, Gramatica Foundation & Junior League St. Pete Kickball Tourneys, Hungry Howie’s Love Hope & Pizza

First half-hour: Second half-hour: Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (October 20th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: […]

CBS Tampa–10/23/2013

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What Is A Secret To Success? Start Your Day Early

If you hit the snooze button when your alarm goes off, you could be sleeping in on the secret to success.

10/21/2013