Senate to push ahead on US-Russia nuclear treaty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Democratic leader said Tuesday he will press ahead on a U.S.-Russia nuclear treaty, President Barack Obama's top foreign policy priority, despite stron..
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Judge in Va. strikes down federal health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge rejected a key provision of the Obama administration's health care law as unconstitutional Monday, ruling the government cannot require..
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Probiotics and kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Adding probiotics or prebiotics to children's diets may have some potential in treating viral diarrhea and preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea, but more research is needed ac..
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Qatar selected as 2022 World Cup host

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ZURICH (AP) - Qatar was selected as host of the 2022 World Cup, beating out a bid by the United States to bring soccer's showcase back to America for the first time since 1994. FIF..
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Health care costs expected to rise next year, costs passed onto workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida's health care costs are expected to increase just over 6 percent next year and many employers say they plan to pass that cost on to their workers.The O..
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Congress puts off cuts to Medicare payments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has agreed to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation's elde..
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Gulf Coast hopes for post-spill boom from retirees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - For all the oil spill claims and cleanup work by BP, retirees from the North may be the best survival bet for some Gulf Coast resort towns this winter. Af..
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First Lady in Miami to promote healthy eating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Michelle Obama is in Miami at Little Havana Elementary School to promote her "Let's Move" campaign. Local chiefs will be joining her in showing how to make an salad bar. The campai..
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Painkiller pulled from market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of the painkiller Darvon is pulling the drug off the market under pressure from public health officials who say it causes potentially deadly heart rhyth..
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One in three Florida kids obese, new effort to solve problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - One in every three Florida kids ages 10 to 17 is overweight or obese. Blue Cross Blue Shield is looking for solutions, through its philanthropic affiliate The Bl..
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Department of Health recognizes November as Diabetes awareness month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla— The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has partnered with the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) during November, which is National Diabetes Awarene..
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Study: Women with high job stress face heart risks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - A new study finds that job stress can take a toll on a woman's heart.      Researchers say women who have jobs with big demands but little a..
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Help raise money for lung cancer research

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in Florida and this weekend you have a chance to put on your walking shoes and help raise money for cancer research. To talk ..
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Autism certification classes to be held at Edison State College

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It is estimated that 1 in 110 children in the United States are diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to The Centers for Disease Control an..
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Feds proposes graphic cigarette warning labels

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The federal government is unveiling a new plan to snuff out tobacco use, including new larger, graphic warning labels for cigarettes that include images of cor..
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Hospital unveils new, $35 million neonatal unit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa General Hospital is opening a new, $35 million neonatal intensive care unit. The unit was unveiled Tuesday. Called the Jennifer Leigh Muma Neonatal Intensi..
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High court turns down early health care challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The decision Monday to reject an appeal from a..
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Breast implant differences

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dr. Michael Kim discusses the differences between silicone and saline implants.
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Walk for Autism Speaks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla. - One in 110 American kids have Autism. This weekend you can make your voice heard at the Autism Speaks Walk in Estero Community Park. Walk Now for Autism is hoping to..
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New nursing school gives students hands-on training

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the unemployment rate in Florida at 11.9 percent, more people are returning to the classroom. Or in some cases, a make-shift emergency room. Students at Edi..
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