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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

Health & Fitness

Health advisories issued for 2 Hillsborough beaches, lifted for one

Health advisories were issued Tuesday for beaches at Ben T. Davis and Picnic Island based on criteria for bacteria recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Pediatricians: Need more research on medical pot for kids

Pediatricians: Need more research on medical pot for kids

CHICAGO – With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation’s m...
Updated: 9 hours ago

Jury awards $3 million in stabbing death of mental patient

$3 million awarded to father of mental patient killed by roommate at Los Angeles-area hospital
Updated: 12 hours ago

Former Plant student diagnosed with tuberculosis, others being tested

TAMPA — Local health officials are recommending that about 150 Plant High School students be tested for tuberculosis after a former student there tested positive for the disease.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Ga. man who killed a fellow prisoner to be executed Tuesday

Ga. man who killed a fellow prisoner to be executed Tuesday

Ga. death row inmate who has come within hours of execution 3 times to be executed Tuesday
Updated: 13 hours ago

Oklahoma hand surgeon elected to lead national society

Oklahoma hand surgeon Ghazi Rayan elected to lead the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Updated: 13 hours ago

Ohio guard unit won't be needed to fight Ebola in Africa

Officials call off Ebola assignment in West Africa for Columbus-based Ohio National Guard unit
Updated: 13 hours ago
These former NFL players tackled big problem: They were too fat

These former NFL players tackled big problem: They were too fat

Active football players can easily eat two or three times as much as the average person to maintain energy and the weight they need to shove other 300-pounders around the gridiron. But when they stop playing, and vigorously exercising, the bad eating habits they picked up as professional athletes can haunt them.
Updated: 15 hours ago

US Surgeon General Murthy making stop in Richmond

US Surgeon General Murthy making stop in Richmond as part of cross-country listening tour
Updated: 15 hours ago

Obama wants more money to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

Obama asking Congress to nearly double funding to fight antibiotic resistance to $1.2 billion
Updated: 16 hours ago