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Melanoma survivors ignore doctor’s warnings

Data released at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting earlier this month has shown that some melanoma survivors aren’t taking the precautions that they should be taking. The 2010 National Health Interview Survey surveyed 27,120 adults.  171 of those had a history of melanoma. The survey found that …

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Local schools inform parents about norovirus stomach flu

The norovirus has affected many schools and hospitals across Alachua County. After an outbreak last week in a senior-living community in Gainesville, local schools are taking precautions to help prevent an outbreak. The norovirus can cause stomach cramping, fever, diarrhea and vomiting. The virus can be a risky infection for …

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