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Vaping illnesses top 100 in Florida

According to the Florida Department of Health, the number of cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) has reached 103 through December 7 this year. Two fatalities have been reported. Image…






Rabies confirmed in Lakeland raccoon

This week, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control responded Towering Pines Drive in Lakeland, in reference to a fight between a dog and a raccoon.  Image/Nature-Pix via pixabay The owner of the dachshund separated the…




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Flu activity ticks up in Hillsborough County

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County is reporting this week a large increase in influenza (flu) activity in schools. This is prompting health officials to call on the public to get their flu…