| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Virginia scores better than most in its ability to protect its residents against infectious disease outbreaks, according to a report released Tuesday by Trust for America's Health, TFAH, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Virginia had a positive...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 1:42 PM
She'd never set foot in the place before. Yet somehow the basketball courts inside Liberty Middle School probably felt familiar. Even as the tweenagers sat cross-legged in quiet anticipation, I bet the sound of a bouncing basketball echoed faintly...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Gregg Allman turned 66 on Dec. 8, and not for a lack of trying not to. The lead vocalist for the Allman Brothers Band since 1969, Allman has, in no particular order, scaled mountains of cocaine; siphoned rivers of alcohol into his liver, which in 2010...
| Jan 7, 2014
Dear Readers: Here are interesting prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) items that became available in 2013. Please note: Some don't have working websites yet.
FluNada (nasal/throat spray) homeopathic, OTC: This new natural remedy contains a...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:02 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With time running out to make this year's fall election ballot, Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan upped his game last month in a last-ditch effort to gather enough signatures to ask Florida voters to legalize medical marijuana.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:23 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Orlando super-donor and trial lawyer John Morgan has now pumped nearly $1 million into his crusade to ask Florida voters to legalize medical marijuana next year.
Campaign-finance reports for November show his Morgan & Morgan law firm...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Accused Libyan terrorist Abu Anas al Liby pleaded not guilty in federal court in New York on Tuesday to charges of conspiring to kill U.S. citizens in connection with the U.S. embassy bombings in Africa in 1998.
Al Liby , whose real name is Nazih...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Reign An envoy (Luke Roberts) tells...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
During his 14-year career as an Orange County Sheriff's deputy, Mariano "Rocky" Lemus knew there was a chance he'd die in the line of duty.
And when he did, his relatives and their attorneys say, the U.S. Department of Justice forced his family into...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Nan Rich of Weston, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, said Friday she supports a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Florida.
“I’ve seen the research, I’ve studied the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Jerry Stahl believes it's impossible to shock an audience anymore, but in his new novel, "Happy Mutant Baby Pills" (Harper Perennial, $14.99 pp.), he comes close.
His main character, Lloyd, falls in love with a murderous woman named Nora who wants to...