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UF opens $46 million medical education building

UF opens $46 million medical education building

GAINESVILLE — After years of planning and construction, a historic day for the University of Florida has arrived with the unveiling of the nation’s premier medical education facility.
Published: 07/30/15
TECO installing giant solar power array at airport

TECO installing giant solar power array at airport

TAMPA — Huge white concrete and steel columns are going up atop the economy parking garage at Tampa International Airport, soon to anchor the largest solar panel array Tampa Electric Co. has ever installed.
Published: 07/29/15
Material opens possibilities for super-long-acting pills

Material opens possibilities for super-long-acting pills

Medical devices that can be swallowed and reside within the stomach and carry out various functions such as long-term delivery of medicines or health monitoring are already in use.
Published: 07/29/15
Experimental drug tames hot flashes without risky side effects

Experimental drug tames hot flashes without risky side effects

An experimental medication treats hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms without the life-threatening risks of hormone replacement therapy, according to a team led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center scientist. ...
Published: 07/29/15
First retailers for Wesley Chapel outlet mall revealed

First retailers for Wesley Chapel outlet mall revealed

Simon Property Group officials have announced the initial slate of stores opening at Tampa Premium Outlets in Wesley Chapel. The multimillion-dollar project will feature a mix of more than 110 retailers when it opens in late October.
Published: 07/24/15
Study: Type 2 diabetes damages lymph system

Study: Type 2 diabetes damages lymph system

Doctor and scientist know a good deal about the impact of Type 2 diabetes on various organs and systems of the human body. Until now, however, that knowledge has not extended to lymphatic vessels, which play a key role in the immune system’s r...
Published: 07/23/15
Nerve fiber damage found key to brain trauma recovery

Nerve fiber damage found key to brain trauma recovery

Why do some youngsters bounce back quickly from a traumatic brain injury, while others suffer devastating side effects for years?
Published: 07/23/15
Dade City merchants revive Christmas in July

Dade City merchants revive Christmas in July

DADE CITY — Holiday cheer will prevail in the streets of the downtown historic district as the Dade City Merchants Association presents Christmas in July from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.
Updated one month ago
Drug from sponge offers new approach to controlling HIV

Drug from sponge offers new approach to controlling HIV

The good news about the current treatment for HIV infections is that it does a good job of keeping the AIDS virus in check. The bad news is that treatment usually has to last a lifetime.
Updated one month ago
Blackjack turmoil now affecting state revenue forecasts

Blackjack turmoil now affecting state revenue forecasts

TALLAHASSEE — Uncertainty over the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s right to keep offering blackjack at its casinos now is throwing a monkey wrench into the state’s revenue projections. ...
Updated one month ago