Health

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Feds Say Hospital Funding Deal Reached ‘In Principle’

After months of wrangling about the issue, a top federal official Tuesday outlined a deal to continue Florida’s Low Income Pool health-funding program for two years.

06/23/2015

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Skinny Jeans Land Woman In Hospital For 4 Days

We’ve all heard the cliché ‘beauty is pain,’ but one woman’s skinny jeans brought-on more pain than she probably bargained for.

06/23/2015

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Study: Kids With Better Memories Are Good Liars

Is your youngster a good liar? It may not be such a bad thing, research shows.

06/22/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 07:  Blue Bonnet and Land O Lakes stick margarine, which contain trans fat ,are shown on November 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a rule change that would eliminate trans fat from all processed foods.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Cracks Down On Use Of Artificial Trans Fats

It’s a boon to healthy oils–and a bust for the worst kinds of fats.

06/16/2015

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Crowd Sourcing Site Lets Group Review Your Medical Condition

Would you use the wisdom of crowds to diagnose your medical condition?

06/12/2015

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Florida House Votes To Keep Low Health Insurance Premiums

A bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.

06/12/2015

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Health Officials Warn Of Possibly Deadly Bacteria In Beaches

Florida Health officials are warning residents of a bacteria found in beaches that could have some deadly consequences.

06/12/2015

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 16:  Saffron from Iran lies on display at a stand at the International Green Week agricultural trade fair (Internationale Gruene Woche) on January 16, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The International Green Week is the world's largest agricultural trade fair and is open to the public from January 16-25.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Reach For Natural Pain Relief In Your Kitchen Cabinet

Those living with pain, suffering from chronic conditions like arthritis or joint pain, can opt for looking in their kitchen cabinet instead of their medicine cabinet.

06/10/2015

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Feds: No Need For Mediation In Scott’s Medicaid Lawsuit

In the battle over federal hospital funds, the Obama administration says no mediation is needed despite Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for it.

06/09/2015

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Survey: Problem Drinking Affects 33 Million, 14 % Of US Adults

Alcohol problems affect almost 33 million adults and most have never sought treatment, according to a government survey that suggests rates have increased in recent years.

06/06/2015

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