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71-Year-Old Man Dies While Snorkeling

A 71-year-old Georgia man has died while snorkeling off Key Largo.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn't need. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Doctor Faces 200 Counts Of Health Care Fraud 

Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn’t need.

CBS Tampa–04/24/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Florida Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s Fetus After Tricking Her Into Taking Abortion Pill

The 28-year-old son of a Florida fertility doctor has been charged by federal authorities with tricking his girlfriend into taking a pill used to induce labor and cause an abortion, killing the fetus she was carrying.

CBS Tampa–05/16/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Giant Inflatable Colon On Display In Miami

A giant inflatable, interactive colon is on display in Miami to help educate people about colorectal cancer.

03/22/2013

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George Zimmerman’s Medical Records Released By Attorney

A report from George Zimmerman’s doctor visit the day after he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is among materials his attorney has asked the judge to review.

CBS Tampa–07/03/2012

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