Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Health

Hamburger Mary’s worker tests positive for hepatitis A

Hamburger Mary’s worker tests positive for hepatitis A

The Ybor City location of Hamburger Mary’s is closed Friday after the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County said a worker tested positive for hepatitis A.According to the agency, the worker worked at the restaurant chain’s Centro Ybor l...
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The Times 2019 Medicare Guide

The Times 2019 Medicare Guide

It has four main parts, labeled A, B, C and D. But after that, the rules can be wickedly complex. Nearly 60 million people are using it right now. And with an estimated 10,000 people reaching age 65 each day in the U.S., that number is growing fast.S...
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6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey rehab center

6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey rehab center

A severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for "medically fragile children" has left six youngsters dead and 12 others sick, the state Health Department said Tuesday.
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USF doctoral nursing students recognized in Florida Blue Health Innovation Competition

USF doctoral nursing students recognized in Florida Blue Health Innovation Competition

The students product significantly decreases both postpartum depression in new mothers and future develop of anxiety issues in children.
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Venomous puss caterpillars make return to Florida

Venomous puss caterpillars make return to Florida

Look but don't touch. The venomous fluffy caterpillar is making its triumphant return to the state of Florida.
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Navigating Medicare’s annual enrollment period: What you need to know for 2019

Navigating Medicare’s annual enrollment period: What you need to know for 2019

For the nearly 4.4 million Floridians who receive benefits through Medicare, this is an important time of year.Monday, Oct. 15, marks the start of the Annual Election Period, when people covered under the federal health insurance program for those 65...
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Pinellas reports a concerning rise in Hepatitis A. Officials urge vaccination.

Pinellas reports a concerning rise in Hepatitis A. Officials urge vaccination.

Health department officials across Tampa Bay are encouraging residents to get vaccinated against hepatitis A, which is on the rise. As of this week, 58 cases of the virus have been reported in Pinellas this year, including a jump of 10 cases from Sep...
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Three things you need to know before you go to Canada for some legal weed

Three things you need to know before you go to Canada for some legal weed

Before you go to Canada to smoke weed, there are some things you need to know.
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Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in line at a store in St. John's, Newfoundland.
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As drug prices soar, drugmakers keep setting records for campaign donations

As drug prices soar, drugmakers keep setting records for campaign donations

Before the midterm elections heated up, dozens of drugmakers had already poured about $12 million into the war chests of hundreds of members of Congress.Since the beginning of last year, 34 lawmakers have each received more than $100,000 from pharmac...
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