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State Could Take Hit In Hospital Funding

As Florida lawmakers prepare to start the 2020 legislative session, the state is being confronted with a $70.4 million loss in the coming months in the amount of Medicaid money it gets to fund hospitals, train future physicians and treat people who are mentally ill.

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UF Research Could Help Settle Kratom Controversy

Kratom is a legal substance that can be bought at gas stations, smoke shops, kava bars or online. Testimonials from some who have used it and results from preclinical studies suggest that it helps to alleviate pain and manage symptoms of opioid withdrawal, but the unregulated sale of the drug may be encouraging its recreational use as well.

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Important Floridian Artifacts Collection Receives Almost $100,000 For Upgrades

An important collection of Floridian artifacts will finally be getting an upgrade in the coming year. The Florida Museum of Natural History has received almost $100,000 to upgrade over 20,000 artifacts from excavations of the Franciscan mission site of San Juan Del Puerto. The grant was awarded to the Florida …

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