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'Golfer's Elbow' not limited to golfers

An elbow surgeon talks about what puts people at risk for a painful condition called "Golfer’s Elbow."


Pot industry pitches: From 'stinky purple' to 'dry mango...

Armored cars ferrying pounds of pot products -- with names like "Stinky Purple" -- from Pensacola to Miami. Cannabis advertised on billboards throughout the state by companies linked to some of the Capitol's most powerful lobbyists.


Bean backs medical tourism for Florida

Senate Health Policy Chairman Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is looking to pitch Florida as a place for people to come for medical care.


A simple way to stay healthy while being exposed to back...

Germs are floating around your kids classroom and they're hard to avoid.  But you can stop them in their tracks.  We got some advice from a pediatrician on how to successfully wash away germs whether you're at the sink or using hand sanitizer.


Scott says 129 hospitals getting audited

Gov. Rick Scott's administration is continuing to ratchet up pressure on the hospital industry, with Scott saying Monday that 129 hospitals face audits related to Medicaid managed-care contracts.


Is your child ready for makeup?

A pediatrician talks about the different factors to consider when allowing your child to wear makeup,


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Can synthetic narcotics lead to heroin?

Could people home-brew heroin? Well, not quite, but that notion became more plausible this month as scientists at Stanford University announced developing a technique essentially to covert yeast into potent painkillers.


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Teen drops 165 pounds -- this is how he lost it

Adam Park considers himself lucky. He weighed 315 pounds at 15, and knew he had to make a change.


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Utah resident dies from plague

An elderly person died from plague this month, Utah health officials said Thursday. An investigation into how, where and when the person was infected with the flea-borne infection is ongoing. The person did not travel to an area where plague is commo...



Amputees fight proposal to limit prosthetics

Amputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal they say will limit access to some limbs.



General Mills recalls frozen green beans

General Mills is recalling a "limited quantity" of frozen green beans after a package of them tested positive for listeria.

The voluntary recall involves 10-ounce bags of Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with the "Better If Used By" dates of April 10 an...


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