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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...
If you thought you had a few years to wait before getting a colon cancer screening, think again. New guidelines move the age for recommended screenings up five years. Instead...
Attention, all pregnant women everywhere. We have an urgently important medical bulletin for you: Go ahead and take that afternoon nap. That’s right, nap away. Snooze....
So you’re still just trying to get used to the idea of school starting on a Friday and you have no idea what to pack in your kid’s lunch. That’s okay…because we’re back...
When fewer and fewer people die from a certain disease each year, that’s called progress. So why, after decades of declines, are death rates from prostate cancer suddenly...
Maybe it’s a little awkward, but it’s an important conversation between physicians and parents of middle-schoolers: It concerns the most common sexually transmitted...
Arie Malone knew something was wrong when she tried to stand. “I woke up that morning and needed to go to the bathroom,’’ the 80-year-old Lakeland resident said. “But I...

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