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Study: Viagra May Cause Vision Problems

Patients with a common genetic mutation may be more susceptible to visual problems because of an active ingredient in Viagra.

10/03/2014

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‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.

10/02/2014

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Study: Main Ingredient Found In Beer Can Help Improve Memory

A compound found in hops helps younger mice improve their memory but had no effect on older animals.

10/01/2014

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Nearly 50 Overweight High School Students To Receive Wristbands To Track Activity Levels

Overweight students at a Florida high school will be receiving a wristband for researchers to track their activity levels.

CBS Tampa–09/30/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way

While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.

09/24/2014

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More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year

The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president’s health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.

09/24/2014

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Study: Americans Undergo Unwanted, Costly Care As They Die

Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by “perverse incentives” for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–09/18/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/17/2014

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