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Governor signs seven bills including those related to skin cancer screening and parking

Ron DeSantis signed seven bills, including measures related to the regulation of private parking facilities and skin cancer screening.
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Florida food delivery preemption bill goes to Gov. Ron DeSantis

The Florida Legislature sent 18 bills to DeSantis, including one to prevent local regulations on food-delivery platforms.
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This month in Tampa is Colorectal Cancer awareness month

This month is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Tampa. This cancer is considered the number 2 killer in men and women in the US.
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Florida House has a companion bill to a Senate one to make health insurance cover annual skin cancer screenings

The bill would require health insurers and HMOs to cover skin cancer screenings performed by dermatologists in Florida
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Florida Republican files a bill to make annual skin cancer screening free

The bill would require health insurance policies to cover annual skin cancer screenings performed by dermatologists.

Doctor emphasizes screening and safety measures as Floridians face higher risk of skin cancer

WMNF’s Chris Young speaks with a Florida doctor about the importance of skin safety getting screened as sunny weather is here.
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, July 7th, 2023

  Calls for stronger supply chains before shortages reach medicine cabinets Prescription drug shortages reached a five-year peak at the end of last year. A Tampa congress member joined medical professionals at a local hospital...
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Florida Supreme Court backs tobacco company in a fight over punitive damages

The Florida Supreme Court rejected a jury decision for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco to pay $16 million to the family of a woman who died of cancer.

Ovarian cancer survivor stories with Carla Jimenez and Kerry Kriseman

World Ovarian Cancer Day is May 8, and this week, advocates and activists Carla Jimenez and Kerry Kriseman joined WaveMakers to discuss their stories of survival, as well as the importance of talking about and...

Early cancer prevention event reaches out to the community

Coalition of public and private sponsors brought a cancer awareness event to Tampa. Last Saturday at Robert W. Sanders jr. Library, nearly 100 people came to listen to speakers, meet cancer survivors and participate in...

The science of weed: interview with National Geographic cover story author

The science of weed: interview with National Geographic cover story author

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