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Fla. Senate Launches Health Care Website

Posted: 12/10/2012 - The Florida Senate is providing a page on its website so citizens can get information on the federal health care overhaul and express their views on the subject.

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Certain Member Allowed...

Posted: 11/29/2012 - Gym memberships usually soar in January, after the holidays. One gym isn't taking just anyone.

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GA Medicaid Expansion Cost Projections

Posted: 11/27/2012 - A new study projects that expanding Georgia's Medicaid health care program would cost the state about $2.5 billion over a decade while providing half a million uninsured Georgians with coverage.

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Free HIV Tests in Bay County

Posted: 11/26/2012 - In celebration of World AIDS Day 2012, the Bay County Health Department will be conducting free HIV Tests in their clinic at 597 West 11th Street, Panama City, on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM. No appointment is necessary and tests will be conducted on a first come, first served basis. Confidential testing is available to anyone 13 years old or older. The Clearview Rapid test will be used which allows the results of the test to be available 15 minutes after the test starts.

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Abortion Rate in US Drops 5%

Updated: 11/26/2012 - The rate of abortions in the U-S fell by five-percent between 2008 and 2009.

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Sleeping Beauty Syndrome

Updated: 11/19/2012 - A teenager is dealing with a sleep disorder called Kleine-Levin or Sleeping Beauty Syndrome. Nicole Delien, 17, of North Fayette, slept 64 days in her longest sleeping episode.

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Scott Unsure About Health Insurance Exchange

Posted: 11/16/2012 - Gov. Rick Scott says he isn't convinced a state health exchange will lower health care costs for Floridians and worries the actual costs could end up being greater than early estimates.

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Alabama Not to Create Health Insurance Exchange

Updated: 11/13/2012 - Alabama's governor says the state won't create a health insurance exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act or use the law to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income Alabamians.

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Fla. Gov. Won't Back Down on Health Care Law

Posted: 11/07/2012 - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he still won't implement parts of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul despite the re-election of the president.

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Regulators Reach Agreement Over Ameridose Shipments to Fla.

Posted: 11/05/2012 - The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Ameridose, LLC, temporarily halting all shipments from the company to facilities in Florida.

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Can a Bandage Help Cure Cancer?

Posted: 11/03/2012 - CAN A BANDAGE CURE CANCER? YOURS CAN! Ouchies Announces a Design-Your-Own Bandage Contest To Help in the Fight against Pediatric Cancer

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Dangers of Reusable Shopping Bags

Updated: 11/01/2012 - Environmental concerns are prompting cities across the country to do away with plastic shopping bags. In their place, grocery shoppers are turning to reusable bags. And while those bags are better for Mother Earth, reporter Megan Terlecky found out, they may not be so good for your health.

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