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Celebrity case brings questions about chemotherapy effects

While chemotherapy is used in the treatment of cancer it can cause negative side effects.  As Florida’s 89-point-1 WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, the treatment of a celebrity is shining some light on how  this treatment can cause much more illness to patients than most people realize. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/MDS-Wrap.mp3|titles=MDS Wrap]

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WUFT-FM wins national Edward R. Murrow award

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism.  WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo was named the national winner in the radio small market audio news reporting category.  Gallo, who has hosted Morning Edition newscasts and the Front …

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More laws on texting and driving needed?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than half of surveyed high school seniors admit to texting while driving. After distracted driving laws led to a vehicular homicide convicion, even the national government is noticing this isse. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports how Florida’s lack of distracted …

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What’s that you’re drinking?

The national conversation on health veered into the world of soda today, at a national soda summit.  The sweet carbonated drinks are under attack in some circles.  And recently, New York mayor  Michael Bloomberg  proposed a change to the city’s  health code that would ban sugary sodas of 16 ounces or …

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Helping military personnel with epilepsy

Veterans from all types of wars  suffer from traumatic brain injuries. As WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports, epilepsy is a growing problem for military members coming home from war. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/FP-TBI-and-Epilepsy-WRAP-LC.mp3|titles=FP TBI and Epilepsy WRAP LC]  

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