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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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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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Uninsured Rate Remains Unchanged In Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rate of Floridians without health insurance stayed the same in 2013 from the previous year, according to figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Twenty percent of Floridians lacked […]

09/16/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.

CBS Tampa–09/15/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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