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Elephant Tranquilizer Blamed for Recent Wave of Heroin Overdoses

HEALTH | Aug 28
Addicts often don't know what is mixed into the heroin they've picked up from their dealer.

New Guidelines Urge Less Added Sugars in Kids' Diets

HEALTH | Aug 25
The American Heart Association Monday issued its first-ever recommendations for added sugar.

Rising Cost of Life-Saving EpiPen Leaves Some at Risk

HEALTH | Aug 21
Forty-three million Americans are at risk for anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. They need to carry EpiPens everywhere they go -- but the cost is soaring.

Don't Cycle Through Knee Pain! There Is A Solution

FITNESS | Aug 20
Cycling relies principally upon lower extremity strength and endurance and therefore, many cyclists, especially professional and avid cyclists experience knee issues and injuries.

Staying the Fitness Course

FITNESS | By Blake Beckcom | Aug 20
Face it, not all workouts are the same. The point in the end, is that you walk away feeling better about you, due to the "At least I did not bail" factor.

Confronting the Threat of the Zika Virus

HEALTH | Aug 20
Florida's Zika count spiked Monday after two more local cases of Zika were confirmed in Miami.

Zika Researchers Seeking Volunteers Willing to be Infected

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 19
Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just such a study to help speed development of much-needed Zika vaccines.

Women's Health Conference at Compass

HEALTH | By Denise Royal | Aug 19
The 2nd Annual Women's Health Conference at Compass in Lake Worth will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m.

Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange Participation to 4 States

CORPORATE | By Tom Murphy | Aug 17
Aetna will become the latest health insurer to chop participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from 15 this year.

DEA Punts on Marijuana Declassification Decision

HEALTH | Aug 13
The DEA has declined to remove marijuana from its list of dangerous drugs in the United States. However, the administration will be increasing research.

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