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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

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Women’s Final Four helps Moffitt score $250,000 grant

TAMPA — As the National Collegiate Athletic Association prepares to bring the Women’s Final Four to Tampa, a prominent cancer research fund named for a former coach has announced it is giving the Moffitt Cancer Center a $250,000 grant....
Published: 02/23/15

Northern California wine taster uses blindness to advantage

Blind Northern California wine taster's renown grows with each swirl, sniff and gulp
Published: 02/22/15
Blind police horse finds new purpose at riding center

Blind police horse finds new purpose at riding center

Richmond police horse that lost eyesight finds new purpose at therapeutic riding center
Published: 02/22/15

Judge counts his blessings while slowly going blind

Central Indiana judge counts his blessings while seeking cure to slowly going blind
Published: 02/08/15
Optometrist makes career change to help children see better

Optometrist makes career change to help children see better

Optometrist adjusts career after 20 years to focus on pediatrics, special-needs patients
Published: 02/08/15

Woman, already profoundly deaf, losing vision, too

St. Louis woman, already profoundly deaf, also losing vision due to Usher syndrome
Published: 02/07/15
USF team gets patent on promising MRSA treatment

USF team gets patent on promising MRSA treatment

TAMPA — A University of South Florida team has developed and patented a compound that has shown success in treating methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA, the most common cause of infectious diseases and deaths in t...
Updated: 1 months ago
Tampa area mayors tilt at windmill of Medicaid expansion

Tampa area mayors tilt at windmill of Medicaid expansion

ST. PETERSBURG — Though their cause appeared to hit a brick wall in Tallahassee, the mayors of the area’s three largest cities joined more than a dozen medical and business organizations Wednesday to push a project that would increase h...
Updated: 1 months 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: 1 months ago