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March housing sales highest since 2010

March housing sales highest since 2010

NEW PORT RICHEY — Prices are going up as inventory is shrinking in the national real estate market, and March’s sales increase was the largest monthly increase since December 2010.
Updated one month ago

Florida chamber withdraws support of Medicaid expansion

TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Rick Scott threatens lawmakers with a special session and vetoes of their bills, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, one of the governor’s biggest political allies, dropped its support of expanding Medicaid under Obam...
Updated one month ago
Michigan team creates 3-D human lung tissue

Michigan team creates 3-D human lung tissue

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Scientists have coaxed stem cells to grow the first three-dimensional mini lungs.
Updated: 2 months ago
UF researchers probe saccharin’s anti-cancer powers

UF researchers probe saccharin’s anti-cancer powers

Over the decades, artificial sweeteners have had their share of bad press, deserved or otherwise.
Updated: 2 months ago
Florida Medical Clinic building in Wesley Chapel

Florida Medical Clinic building in Wesley Chapel

WESLEY CHAPEL — The medical campus at Wiregrass Ranch just keeps growing.
Updated: 2 months ago
Nerve pathways in exhaustion disorder discovered at UF

Nerve pathways in exhaustion disorder discovered at UF

GAINESVILLE — The mechanism that causes high-performance athletes to “feel the burn” turns out to be the culprit in what makes people with chronic fatigue syndrome feel exhausted by the most common daily activities, new University o...
Updated: 2 months ago
Booster vaccination strengthens attack on brain tumor

Booster vaccination strengthens attack on brain tumor

If researchers at Duke University are right, boosting the body’s ability to fight off lockjaw may not be the only reason to get a tetanus booster shot.
Updated: 2 months ago
U.S. commerce chief expects Cuba ties to pay off

U.S. commerce chief expects Cuba ties to pay off

TAMPA — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said she’s confident U.S. businesses will benefit from new travel and trade opportunities opened with the Cuba policies announced Dec. 17 by President Barack Obama....
Updated: 2 months ago
Leadership Pasco begins recruiting for next class

Leadership Pasco begins recruiting for next class

NEW PORT RICHEY — Leadership Pasco is now accepting applications for the Class of 2016 from among emerging and existing community leaders who live or work in Pasco County.
Updated: 2 months ago
Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel planning $78M expansion

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel planning $78M expansion

WESLEY CHAPEL — Less than three years after it opened, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will begin construction this summer on a $78 million expansion that will nearly double the number of patient rooms, operating rooms and emergency suites....
Updated: 3 months ago