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Pasco OKs financing deal extension for baseball complex

Pasco OKs financing deal extension for baseball complex

DADE CITY — Retired baseball player Gary Sheffield earned his legendary status as a home run hitter. On Tuesday, he was the one doing the pitching.
Published: 07/09/14
Forget the food handling five-second rule

Forget the food handling five-second rule

The burger patty that slides off the plate, the ice cream treat that plops on the picnic table, the hot dog that rolls off the grill — conventional wisdom has it that you have five seconds to pick it up before it is contaminated.
Published: 07/01/14
MS drug seen reducing pain from anti-cancer medicine

MS drug seen reducing pain from anti-cancer medicine

For years, people with various forms of cancer have had their lives extended by a chemotherapy drug derived from tree bark. That drug, however, often packs a nasty wallop in the form of crippling pain.
Published: 07/01/14

Battle of ice rink rivals heating up in Pasco

WESLEY CHAPEL — When Gordie Zimmermann announced plans last month for a massive ice skating complex on Interstate 75, it seemed to put an end to speculation about where Pasco’s first ice rink would be built....
Published: 06/27/14
Mom’s concerns led to sight-saving surgery for tot with glaucoma

Mom’s concerns led to sight-saving surgery for tot with glaucoma

Anyone who thinks the sight-robbing eye disorder glaucoma is only a worry for older adults should talk to Olivia Goree.
Updated: 1 months ago
Study helps explain colon cancer racial disparity

Study helps explain colon cancer racial disparity

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — African-Americans with colon cancer are half as likely as Caucasian patients to have a type of colon cancer that is linked to better outcomes. The finding may provide insight into why African-Americans are more likely to die...
Updated: 1 months ago
Days may be numbered for concrete plant on SR 54

Days may be numbered for concrete plant on SR 54

ODESSA — The owners of a concrete mixing plant just off State Road 54 may have simply delayed the inevitable last year when they asked for a vested rights determination from the county.
Updated: 1 months ago
Dermatologist offers bed bug warning signs

Dermatologist offers bed bug warning signs

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the United States is experiencing an alarming increase in the number of bedbug populations. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Test finds pancreatic cancer signs in small intestine

Test finds pancreatic cancer signs in small intestine

For most people, a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer carries a dire prognosis. That’s because the malignancies usually aren’t found until effective treatment is no longer possible.
Updated: 1 months ago

The Green Column: Renewable energy’s potential explored

What is the potential and what are the hurdles to using more renewable energy?
Updated: 1 months ago

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