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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

11/26/2014

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Mother, Daughter Give Birth On The Same Day

A Florida mother and daughter have given a new meaning to family togetherness: Both women gave birth at the same hospital on the same day.

CBS Tampa–11/13/2014

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Ex-Health Worker Gets 3 Years Prison For Stealing Patient Identities

A former assistant at a South Florida medical practice has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing patient identities from a hospital database.

CBS Tampa–10/25/2014

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Woman Shoots Grandson Mistaking Him For Intruder

Sheriff’s deputies in Florida say a 7-year-old boy is in critical condition after his grandmother mistook him for an intruder and shot him.

CBS Tampa–08/19/2014

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Toddler Suffers Severe Woulds After Bitten By Family Dog

A southwest Florida toddler is recovering in the hospital from severe wounds after authorities say he was bitten by the family dog.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

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Woman Bitten By Cobra At Wildlife Sanctuary

A woman has been bitten by a cobra at a Florida wildlife sanctuary.

CBS Tampa–06/26/2014

A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police Arrest Sex Offender Traveling With 16-Year-Old Girl

Authorities say they have apprehended a registered sex offender traveling with a 16-year-old girl after a high-speed chase through Louisiana swampland.

CBS Tampa–06/19/2014

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Woman Treated For Shark Bite To Leg

A woman suffered an apparent shark bite to her leg while swimming in the Intracoastal Waterway.

CBS Tampa–06/01/2014

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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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2 Snorkelers Die In Florida Keys

Two snorkelers are dead in separate incidents off the Florida Keys.

CBS Tampa–05/17/2014

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