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A woman waits to enroll on the healthcare.gov website. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Insurance Enrollment Opens Nov. 15

Reaching the uninsured may prove more difficult the second time around as the second enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act kicks off Saturday.

CBS Tampa–11/10/2014

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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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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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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

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Fla. Dems Vow Medicaid Expansion Fight Is Not Over

Florida’s Democratic leaders are sending Gov. Rick Scott another demand for a special session to discuss expanding Medicaid coverage to 1.1 million residents.

06/26/2013

The Dali Museum on St. Petersburg's downtown waterfront (photo credit: designboom.com)

Weekend of 5/11-12: Dali Museum Readathon, Our Heroes Luncheon, Asthma Awareness, VF Majestic Golf Classic

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/10/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida To Expand Medicaid Under Health Overhaul

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott announced plans Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more people under the federal health overhaul, a surprise decision from the vocal critic of President Barack Obama’s […]

CBS Tampa–02/20/2013

Governor Rick Scottt with President Barack Obama. File photo. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Florida Governor Rick Scott Under Fire For Health Care Cost Estimate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott is coming under fire again that he is overstating the potential cost to Florida taxpayers of the federal health care overhaul. Scott on Monday met with Health and […]

01/08/2013

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President Obama Vows To Protect Women’s Healthcare Rights

President Barack Obama says voters saw again this week why male politicians shouldn’t be making health care decisions for women.

10/25/2012

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To Help Pay For Treatment For Daughter’s Rare Illness, Fla. Man Selling ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Autograph Collection

Three decades ago, Ken Kallin began amassing the 120,000 pieces in a memorabilia collection that includes photographs signed by Muhammad Ali and Neil Armstrong along with rare books and trading cards. By the end of Saturday, he’s hoping to have gotten rid of nearly all of it — at an auction to benefit his ailing daughter.

CBS Tampa–10/24/2012

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