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Accreditation helps recruitment at USF pharmacy school

TAMPA — Students who attend the University of South Florida’s four-year-old pharmacy school will now graduate from a fully accredited program.
Updated one month ago
Pre-existing inflammation seen as added cancer risk

Pre-existing inflammation seen as added cancer risk

Although normal inflammation plays an important role in helping to fight off infections, there is mounting evidence that chronic inflammation is linked to increased risk of tumor development.
Updated one month ago

Anti-parasite drug to be tested against autism disorders

A drug long used to fight a parasitic disease that can affect the nervous system is getting its first chance to prove its ability to safely treat autism specturm disorder.
Updated one month ago

Study finds female managers don’t guarantee higher salaries for women

BERKELEY, Calif. — Working women are “leaning in” and supporting more females in leadership roles, but a new study finds that having a female manager doesn’t necessarily equate to higher salaries for female employees....
Updated one month ago
Seminoles seek mediation in stalemate over blackjack

Seminoles seek mediation in stalemate over blackjack

TALLAHASSEE — The Seminole Tribe of Florida on Wednesday asked Gov. Rick Scott to enter into “dispute resolution” after no deal was reached to continue offering blackjack at its casinos.
Updated one month ago

PEDC unveils list of 23 award nominees

LUTZ — Last week, 23 Pasco County businesses received an envelope in the mail from Pasco Economic Development Council announcing they are Industry of the Year Award nominees.
Updated: 2 months ago
Hospitals, state health care panel look for solutions to charity costs

Hospitals, state health care panel look for solutions to charity costs

TAMPA — The presidents of two of the region’s largest hospitals on Wednesday called on members of a health care and hospital panel formed by Gov. Rick Scott to work with lawmakers and create an alternative to the sunsetting federal prog...
Updated: 2 months ago

School board rejects Zephyrhills’ bid for Hercules property

LAND O’ LAKES — The city of Zephyrhills’ bid to purchase the coveted Hercules Pool property from the Pasco County School District appeared to fail Tuesday when the School Board voted to allow Superintendent Kurt Browning to inste...
Updated: 2 months ago

Plant City insurance firm manager indicted on fraud charges

The manager of a Plant City insurance firm was arrested Monday, accused by federal investigators of scheming to defraud the company’s owners out of bonus and commission checks.
Updated: 2 months ago

Legislators approve $400M in tax cuts

TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers on Monday sent more than $400 million in tax cuts on things like cellphones, cable television and school supplies to Gov. Rick Scott, who is all but sure to sign the legislation.
Updated: 2 months ago