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Immigrant children may be less likely to get Florida KidCare under new rules listen

10/18/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A recent federal law is helping more undocumented immigrant children get access to the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. When the CHIP Reauthorization Act renewed the program in 2009, 20 states did away with a rule that required immigrant children to wait 5 years after entering the US before they would be eligible for KidCare.

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Skin cancer screenings and other health services available at MacDill Air Force Base listen

09/14/11 Sarah Curran
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Florida is called the Sunshine State for an obvious reason. More than 5-thousand state residents are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. It’s why Moffitt Cancer Center is encouraging residents to get screened, free of charge. Wednesday at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center rolled out the mole patrol, as they like to call it. They offer free Skin Cancer screenings to anyone, whether you have a particular concern or not.

“An exam of visible skin only, no biop...

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Eve Prang Plews Takes Your Phone Calls On Nutrition

08/01/11 Robert Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Eve Plews returns for another program on health and nutrition.

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Eve Prang Plews discusses nutrition and health

04/25/11 Eve Prang Plews & Rob Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Eve is a licensed clinical nutritionist. her program alternates with the Sustainable Living program.

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Tampa Bay health scorecard delivers mixed results listen

04/06/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Gauging the overall health of a heavily-populated region is no easy task, but a recent study out tries to do just that. Researchers presented their findings at the Tampa Bay partnership’s headquarters today, and it paints a complex picture that’s not all bad, but far from ideal.

The Healthy Communities report draws from a sweeping range of data sources. It notes that in 2007, 62 p...

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Nutritionist Eve Prang Plews

03/28/11 Robert Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Another edition of Alternative Health with Eve Prang Plews and Rob Lorei

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Hillsborough residents support trains and universal health care listen

03/10/11 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Despite a failed transportation referendum last year, Hillsborough County voters support both high-speed rail and light rail. That’s according to a poll released today by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Hillsborough residents likely to vote in next year’s election also support universal health care and a countywide Mayor, but are split on support for a presidential candidate. Bob Rohrlack is the Chamber’s president and CEO...

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Eve Prang Plews Nutritionist

02/28/11 Eve Prang Plews
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Eve Prang Plews alternates on Mondays at 11AM with Jon Butts of the Sustainable Living Show.

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Recognizing and dealing with Alzheimers's Disease

01/21/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning and welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I'm Robert Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with Heather Snyder, PhD who is a Senior Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Association and Chuck Albrecht, Senior Vice President of the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. (FMI 800-272-3900.) We'll discuss recognizing the disease, symptoms, possible causes and treatment. Later we'll hear an excerpt of Rep. George Miller (D-CA) on the House floor in ...

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Residents honor, remember people with Alzheimer's listen

11/15/10 Zack Baddorf
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Across the country Sunday, people gathered together for a National Commemorative Candle Lighting to remember those with Alzheimer's Disease. About a dozen Tampa Bay residents met at the Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg on Sunday night to honor their loved ones.

Karen Walsh's step-mother-in-law Billie had Alzheimer's for almost 20 years. For four of those years, Walsh looked after her. She said it was hard.

"But there were a lot of really joyful moments in all the hardships," she sa...

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