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Even Fit Baby Boomers Won’t Escape Heart Problems

At least one in three baby boomers will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.

11/05/2012

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Tampa, Pinlleas Back-To-School Free Physicals, Immunizations & Health Fairs

It’s time to start getting your kids ready to go back to school. Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando Counties first day is Monday, Aug 20. Hillsborough County’s students start one day later on Tuesday, Aug 21. Here’s our list of the best best-to-school health fairs that offer free or reduced price physicals and immunizations, as well as the latest gadgets

CBS Tampa–08/10/2012

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Opinion: ‘You Want Two Sodas With That?’ Could Replace ‘You Want Fries With That?’ In NYC

One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]

06/05/2012

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Best Vet Tips To Keep Your Dog Healthy In Tampa

Tampa Bay’s humidity, hot temperatures and local inhabitants bring their own special challenges when it comes to maintaining your pet’s health. These area destinations can deliver health and happiness just the way Tampa’s vets ordered.

05/18/2012

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Radiology Technician Pleads Guilty Of Replacing Syringes With Hepatitis C

A former Jacksonville radiology technician has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing syringes of painkillers during patients’ procedures and replacing them with syringes of saline contaminated with Hepatitis C.

05/11/2012

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Best Bets For Athletic Wear In Tampa

Wearing proper athletic gear can enhance your work out experience and at the same time build your confidence.

03/06/2012

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First Lady While In Florida Asks For Videos On Kid’s Health to Be Sent to Her

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Michelle Obama spent her Saturday morning at a Florida church, talking with religious leaders about their role in helping people eat better and become more physically fit.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2012

Visitors Pay Respects At AIDS Memorial On World AIDS Day on December 1, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Fla. Health Officials Launch Faces of HIV Project

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Department of Health is launching a statewide project to humanize the effects of HIV and AIDS.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2012

Nurses take care of a patient who was evacuated from a nursing home in Tomioka town, 60 km from the nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, in Koriyama on March 18, 2011. (Photo credit: KEN SHIMIZU/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Deals Blow to Advocates for Old, Disabled

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge struck a blow Tuesday to advocates for the elderly and disabled, removing class-action status from a lawsuit that had argued Florida illegally forces people into nursing homes when they are capable of living elsewhere.

CBS Tampa–01/03/2012

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U. Vermont researcher presents heart study

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Vermont researcher got to present findings at a national conference from a study showing that even small lifestyle changes can improve cardiovascular health.

CBS Tampa–11/20/2011

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