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Health

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Florida Gets $42M In Refunds Under New Health Law

Federal health officials say nearly 1 million Floridians who bought insurance under the Affordable Care Act will receive roughly $42 million in refunds thanks to a provision in the law.

CBS Tampa–07/24/2014

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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

07/24/2014

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

07/24/2014

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.

Cardiologists welcome a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

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If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit, Don’t Wear It

Achy feet? It turns out the shoe size you’re wearing could have a bigger impact on your overall health than you may realize.

07/17/2014

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Study: Common Cosmetics Contain Harmful Chemicals

Make up is a daily routine for almost every woman in some way, but a new report out Tuesday says some popular makeup and products could contain harmful chemicals.

07/17/2014

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Electronic Devices Can Cause Nickel Allergies To Flare Up

We use our electronic devices for all sorts of things – from talking and looking up information to playing games. But the frequent use of such gadgets is actually making some people sick.

07/16/2014

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