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E- cigarettes are dangerous for children and adults and threaten to get more people addicted to nicotine, Dr. David Wein and other speakers said at a news conference Thursday...
Ronnie Setser was devastated to hear the news he had cancer. He didn’t want to go through treatment and said he felt depressed. But since June, he has been receiving...
After three years of law school and many long hours studying, Lex Murphy learned in April that she had passed the Florida Bar exam. It was a crowning achievement that...
Scooter sharing companies have reinvented the wheels of transportation in cities such as Tampa, which recently began a year-long pilot program. With so many people zipping...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and more than 150 others toured Tampa General Hospital’s CareComm on Tuesday to see firsthand how the clinical command center uses artificial...
TAMPA, Fla. -- There’s something dramatic and innovative occurring as Dr. Fadi Matar guides a catheter into a heart at Tampa General Hospital and carefully places a tiny plug...
Even though monsters don’t actually live under our beds, real worries and fears can creep out of our subconscious minds as we sleep. At some point, everyone suffers from...
TAMPA, Fla. -- At Camp Hopetáke this week, children soared through the air on a zipline, splashed their way around Adventure Island and cheered the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-2...
Ken Davis wanted to know whose heart was beating inside his chest. He was grateful to the Tampa General Hospital team that performed his heart transplant operation, and...
In 2017 Wendy Akins was driving to a company picnic in Valrico. In a split second her life changed forever – a car crossed the center line and collided head-on with the front...
Eddie L. White Jr. was surprised when he learned he might be the first person in Florida to have an operation with a new robotic surgery system called the Intuitive da Vinci...
Anna North won’t be going to a fancy restaurant for Mother’s Day this year and she’s really not worried about getting a card or flowers. Her priceless gifts were already...
Two cases of flesh-eating bacteria have been making headlines recently, and that very phrase is enough to make anyone feel queasy. But an expert from Tampa General...
We hope our area never suffers from any kind of disaster with multiple injuries, but we train like it's going to happen tomorrow. And we're not alone. Every year, law...
 A doctor asked her office manager how she was feeling one day – and never imagined this simple question might save a life. But the question set a series of events in...
Thirty years ago this week, the men and women of Tampa General Hospital’s Aeromed began flying helicopters and saving lives. They have been speeding though the skies ever...
The tables turned on Ann McCracken early last year. For most of her life, the 58-year-old Tampa resident cared for others, both as a mother and a nurse. But the chronic...
For 20 years, there wasn’t a single case of measles in the Tampa Bay area. Not until last year, when BLAM! Suddenly there were seven. It remains to be seen what 2019 will...
It’s the month of romance and roses, chocolate and champagne. But when it comes to good health, what’s love got to do with it? Plenty, said Dr. Jason Castro, a family...
The carts rolled out of Tampa General Hospital like a parade Thursday afternoon, full of food and other goods destined for members of the U.S. Coast Guard as the partial...
It sounds like a dieter's dream come true. Eat bacon, cheese, steak and eggs. Lavish cream in your coffee and heap butter on whatever you want. Fat, in fact, is the point....
Fall means more than pumpkin spice. It also marks the official arrival of that annual fall goblin – the flu. So it’s time to protect yourself and others. “Now is the time...
When Tammy Becknell’s cooktop blew up in her face, she was lucky to escape serious injury. But she ended up at her doctor’s a week later, concerned that her persistent hoarse...
So you’re leaving the office to go home and in the parking lot realize you left your keys in the desk drawer. That’s the second time this week. You also forgot your sister...

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