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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials

The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials
Published: 02/12/16

NY confirms flu cases in 44 counties, all NYC boroughs

New York health care workers who aren't vaccinated against the flu are now required to wear masks in areas where patients are typically present
Published: 02/12/16
Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika complications

Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika complications

Venezuela announces the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country
Published: 02/12/16

Opponents urge lawmakers to snuff out tobacco tax increase

Nebraska's cigarette tax could more than double under a bill that is drawing praise from health officials but strong criticism from retailers, grocers and smokers
Published: 02/12/16

Teen who killed family ordered to undergo more treatment in ruling that may allow release by 21

Teen who killed family ordered to undergo more treatment in ruling that may allow release by 21
Published: 02/12/16

Kansas State reports 2nd case of mumps

A second case of mumps has been reported at Kansas State University
Published: 02/12/16

Assembly OKs bill cutting Planned Parenthood reimbursement

The state Assembly has approved a Republican bill that would cost Planned Parenthood millions of dollars
Published: 02/12/16
Menu on the move: Amici Pizza owners plan new restaurant up the road in Lutz

Menu on the move: Amici Pizza owners plan new restaurant up the road in Lutz

LUTZ — During the past 14 years, Amici Pizza & Deli has developed a reputation for flavorful home-cooked Italian dishes and efficient, friendly service. And owners Andrea and Josephine Mannino don’t plan on changing a thing —...
Published: 02/11/16
Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

The utility that had a natural gas well leaking nearly four months says it expects the incident will cost at least $250 million to $300 million
Published: 02/12/16

Missouri lawmakers debate proper response to opiate deaths

Missouri lawmakers are considering several measures to combat what they call a heroin epidemic
Published: 02/12/16