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The House on Thursday voted 74-41, along party lines, to advance a bill (SB 7022) that would make major changes in Florida's public retirement system.
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The Florida House is poised to adopt major changes in the state retirement system, although the legislation remains in doubt in the Senate.
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A new clinic is open that is changing the way cancer patients are evaluated for treatment, by placing less emphasis on their age and more on their fitness level.
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Find out how the Fluzone High-Dose, which is recommended for seniors, differs from other types of flu vaccines.
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Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in your hands and feet.