Author Archives: Zach Abolverdi

New Guidelines Recommend Statin Therapy For Patients With Heart Problems

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:03 am

New guidelines were released identifying patients who can reduce their risks of cardiovascular problems and recommends statin therapy for some.

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Gainesville’s Young Drivers Pulled In Most Texting and Driving Tickets In First Month

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 9:38 am

Gainesville Police issued 10 citations in the first month of Florida’s texting while driving ban. Drivers ages 18 to 25 have received more than half of the 10 citations, said Ben Tobias, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson.

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Why Some Florida Big Cat Owners Disagree About Breeding, Public Contact With Cubs

By and on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 12:14 am

A petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture from several animal rights groups is seeking a federal ban on licensees who allow the public to have direct or physical contact with big cats, bears, or nonhuman primates of any age, as well as breeding them. Not every Florida big cat owner agrees with the proposed regulations.

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