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  1. For Dr. Oz's fans, the best prescription is skepticism


    It's not hard to understand what makes Dr. Oz so popular. Called "America's doctor," syndicated talk-show host Mehmet Oz speaks in a way anyone can understand. Medicine may be complex. But with Dr. Oz, clad in scrubs and crooning to millions of viewers about "miracles" and "revolutionary" breakthroughs, it's often not. He somehow makes it fun. And people can't get enough. …

  2. Despite advances, ovarian cancer survival rates refuse to budge


    Ovarian cancer is often called silent because there are usually only vague symptoms early on. Others insist there are clear signs if you know what to watch for, such as abdominal bloating, pelvic pain and extreme fatigue. …

  3. 'Decoding Annie Parker' could inspire patient participation in health decisions


    In a summer movie blockbuster season filled with dragons, apes and Transformers, it should not be surprising that a film about a patient and a scientist unraveling the mysteries of hereditary breast cancer is not getting a run at your local multiplex. …

  4. Land O'Lakes High students create paper cranes to lift a teacher's spirits


    LAND O'LAKES Pre-IB freshmen Mia Thielbar and Tina So had never met Marilyn Ling, a reading teacher at Land O'Lakes High School whose absence has been keenly felt by students and staff since she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  …

  5. Celebrate Mother's Day early with discounts, special event benefiting breast cancer awareness

    Deal Divas

    If you're in search of the perfect Mother's Day gift - May 11 and yes, it's already almost May - or if you could use a little pampering, or both, Westfield Brandon and Westfield Countryside have got you covered with their VIPink Pre-Mother's Day Weekend. …

  6. Mother's cancer battle inspires Valrico soccer team

    Human Interest

    The fate of the Houston Dynamo U-12 boys soccer team rested squarely on the foot of 12-year-old Alex Erwin. …

  7. Say cheers to USFSP startups; Eckerd gets grant for cancer study


    say cheers to good causes of USFSP startups …

  8. Edgar Bronfman, who transformed Seagram Co., is dead


    Edgar M. Bronfman, 84, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who as chairman of the Seagram Co. expanded his family's liquor-based empire and who as president of the World Jewish Congress championed the rights of Jews everywhere, died Dec. 21 in New York.  …

  9. Was it right this boy got a chance to live?

    Human Interest

    Just hours after social media supporters of a dying 7-year-old boy pressured a reluctant biotech company into giving him an experimental medication, the backlash began. Is "it right to save 1 child and not the rest?" wondered one commenter on a news forum. "It's really not fair to the thousands of others that were turned down just because they didn't make a big public outcry," said another. …

  10. Florida education news: Solar system, cursive writing, aeronautics and more

    The Gradebook

    GIVING HOPE: Land O'Lakes High School students and staff create art and raise money to support teacher Marilyn Ling, who suffers ovarian cancer. THE STARS ABOVE: Students at West Hernando Middle School learn about the night sky with MOSI's inflatable planetarium. …

  11. Ward's dad criticizes Stewart

    Auto racing

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The father of the driver struck by Tony Stewart's car said "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death. …