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Operator helps man save dad's life with CPR

A 911 dispatcher is being credited for helping a Tampa Bay area man save the life of his father.


Helping blind students succeed

School is tough, but imagine trying to get through it if you were blind? Statistics show more than 60,000 school-aged kids are blind. One woman is making it her mission to help them succeed.


School bans invasive vaginal procedures

An Orlando college permanently bans invasive vaginal procedures after two former students file a lawsuit against the school.


Senate changes health expansion plan

Describing it as a "compromise solution," Senate leaders Tuesday released a proposal that would revise their plan for extending health-care coverage to about 800,000 uninsured Floridians.


Help for sleepy teens

A lack of sleep in teens is causing major health concerns. Why experts says the problem is worse than ever.


Pollen-proof your kids

A pediatric allergist has some helpful tips on pollen-proofing your kids so they can play outdoors without allergy symptoms ruining the fun.



Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

Four Defense Department workers have been put in post-exposure treatment, a defense official said, following the revelation the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples in the last several days.


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Tinder, other hookup apps blamed for rise in STDs

Rhode Island's Department of Health says that sexually transmitted diseases are way up in the state, in part because of the increase of hookup apps like Tinder.

Between 2013 and 2014, cases of syphilis grew by 79%. HIV infections were up 33% and gonor...


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Big Tobacco goes into battle over plain packaging

Big tobacco companies are stepping up their global fight against government attempts to make cigarettes less appealing by removing brands from packaging.


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Why good people do bad things

Most of us want to do the right thing. We don't want to steal office supplies or lie on an expense report. But we all face temptations, and sometimes we give in to them. A new study suggests that being aware of these temptations, and thinking about t...


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The 6 most proven ways to quit smoking

For more than 50 years we've known that smoking can kill you.

It is still the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. and yet 42.1 million people light up and new smokers start every day.

"Smoking is my best friend," Atlantan Barry Blackwell sa...


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