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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

Medical news

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a swelter...
Published: 08/30/14
Lawyer Morgan, Sheriff Judd on medical pot panel

Lawyer Morgan, Sheriff Judd on medical pot panel

TAMPA — Two well-known foes on the question of medical marijuana will address the issue as part of a public forum Thursday night in Lakeland.
Published: 08/27/14
Updated: 08/28/14

Business leery of Ala ruling on drug warnings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Business isn’t buying the Alabama Supreme Court’s attempt to limit the fallout from its decision saying brand-name drugmakers can be held liable for warnings on generic medication produced by other companies.
Published: 08/23/14

Potentially deadly virus found in Florida chickens

SANFORD, Fla. — Three chickens in central Florida have tested positive for the potentially fatal West Nile virus.
Published: 08/23/14
STD rates skyrocket in Hillsborough County

STD rates skyrocket in Hillsborough County

Florida has a sexually transmitted disease problem. Hillsborough County has it worse.
Published: 08/16/14
Updated: 08/19/14

Study: Finch disease bacteria are in other species

Study: House finch eye disease bacteria found in other species; don't cause illness in most
Published: 08/13/14

SC Mission offers free eye, medical care in clinic

South Carolina Mission 2014 offers 2 days of free medical, eye care in Columbia for Midlands
Published: 08/08/14

Man fakes blindness to rob check-cashing store

Man fakes blindness to rob check-cashing store in Los Angeles area of $5,000
Published: 08/06/14