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Viruses top causes of childhood pneumonia

Viruses top causes of childhood pneumonia

SALT LAKE CITY — With the chill of winter comes a spike in community-acquired pneumonia, which spreads more easily as people retreat indoors and come into close contact. In CAP, a lung infection triggers persistent coughing, chest pain, fever a...
Updated: 3 months ago
Patch to deliver polio immunizations under development

Patch to deliver polio immunizations under development

Declining immunization rates have health care, government and education officials raising warning flags about the return of communicable diseases, such as the current measles outbreak in California and a number of other states, once thought to be con...
Updated: 3 months ago
Novel protein packs powerful punch against HIV

Novel protein packs powerful punch against HIV

A multi-institution research effort coordinated at The Scripps Research Institute Florida Campus has developed what its creators says is a highly powerful agent that could tame the AIDS virus.
Updated: 3 months ago
Even light exercise good for heart, UF study says

Even light exercise good for heart, UF study says

Even everyday activities such as dusting and walking to the mailbox can reduce older adults’ risk of heart attack or death, according to a University of Florida Health study  in the Journal of the American Heart Association. ...
Updated: 3 months ago

Green Column: Canada cashing in on climate change fight

Our neighbors to the north are turning the battle against greenhouse gas emissions and climate change into economic gains, according to a new report released Feb. 27.
Updated: 3 months ago
Foreclosures, short sales portion of residential home sales total shrinks

Foreclosures, short sales portion of residential home sales total shrinks

Every seller of an existing residential property must realize that there is a new form of competition in the market — newly constructed homes — reports the real estate blog, Keeping Current Matters.
Updated: 3 months ago

Wyndfields builder wants to add units in Wesley Chapel

WESLEY CHAPEL — A South Florida developer who could be on the hook to build part of the State Road 56 extension is asking Pasco County to increase his zoning approvals for more than 900 additional homes and apartments....
Updated: 3 months ago

Bill would protect ‘digital assets’ after death

TALLAHASSEE — Maybe you’ve written a will to make sure, among other things, a particular relative gets the antique porcelain tea set your grandmother handed down to you.
Updated: 3 months ago