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Addiction a potential problem for the unborn exposed to prescription drugs

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is refocusing state efforts to combat prescription drug abuse in expectant mothers. University of Florida Pediatrics Professor Mark Hudak says a baby exposed to certain classes of drugs in the fetus will experience severe symptoms of withdrawal. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/HUDAK4.mp3] He says the use of legal prescription …

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“SceneTap” app goes live in Gainesville tonight

There are millions of app’s for smart devices, one in particular is stepping up technology. The SceneTap app can tell users the number of people, gender, and age at certain venues in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on the newest technology in nightlife. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SceneAppWRAP.mp3]  

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Random drug testing is approved

Governor Rick Scott placed his official stamp of approval on the random drug testing for state workers law. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on constitutional issue with this new law. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/DrugTestingWrapAA.mp3] State employees may be subject to random drug testing by their employers under a new law that was passed last …

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