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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Former FSU pledge Blake McClain commits to Nebraska during visit

    Former FSU pledge Blake McClain commits to Nebraska during visit
    Jacksonville Sandalwood defensive end Blake McClain, who decommitted from his pledge to Florida State on Thursday, committed to Nebraska on Saturday. McClain, who took an official visit to Lincoln this weekend, joins Sandalwood teammate DB Chris Jones...
  • Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators

    Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators
    Andrew Mike said Tuesday night as much as he hated to decommit from his commitment to Vanderbilt, it was Florida that held his interest all along. Barely 24 hours after Andrew Mike committed to Vanderbilt, the 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive tackle from...
  • Flesh-eating bacteria surface as Florida's latest deadly fright

    Flesh-eating bacteria surface as Florida's latest deadly fright
    A flesh-eating bacterium that thrives in warm coastal waters has kept a low-profile for years in Florida, a state better known for shark bites, alligator attacks and python plagues. But Vibrio vulnificus has been grabbing headlines recently after the...
  • MRI not intended to be used in place of a mammogram

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is a mammogram the standard screening tool used to look for breast cancer? Wouldn't MRI catch the disease earlier? ANSWER: For most women, mammograms work well as a screening test for breast cancer. Magnetic resonance imaging of the...
  • For shift workers, changing body's natural sleep-wake rhythm can be difficult

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a nurse and recently started working the night shift. I'm having trouble adjusting to a new sleep and wake schedule. What can I do to get better sleep during the day? ANSWER: Changing your sleep schedule can be a challenge,...
  • Longtime Paramount Studios producer A.C. Lyles dies at 95

    Longtime Paramount Studios producer A.C. Lyles dies at 95
    A.C. Lyles, a producer whose affiliation with Paramount Studios spanned more than 85 years, has died. He was 95. Lyles died Friday night at his home in Los Angeles, said his assistant Pam Gibson. His long association with the studio began when Lyles...
  • Treatment of gallstones with "cleanse" not shown to be effective

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with gallstones. I read about a gallbladder "cleanse" that may get rid of gallstones. Is this safe? If it doesn't work, what are the treatment options? I would like to avoid surgery if possible. ANSWER: A variety...
  • Talk with your doctor about risks and benefits of daily aspirin

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Should I be taking a daily aspirin even if I've never had heart issues? I'm a 62-year-old woman with no health problems, and I exercise daily. My husband takes an aspirin every day and thinks I should do the same. ANSWER: For people who...
  • Pay close attention to symptoms to determine if cause is sinus infection or allergies

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have long suffered from allergies. But there have been times when I haven't been sure if my symptoms are really from my allergies or may be caused by a sinus infection instead. How can I tell the difference? ANSWER: Allergies and...
  • Once infection is eliminated, likelihood of additional ulcer caused by H. pylori very low

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently became extremely ill from what turned out to be a peptic ulcer caused by H. pylori. Until that time, I had no symptoms of acid reflux or pain. What causes peptic ulcers? What are the chances I will have a recurrence? ANSWER:...
  • Florida high school to remove name of early KKK leader

    A Florida high school that was named in the 1950s after a 19th century white supremacist and now has a majority black student enrollment will soon have a new name for its 21st century community. Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville will...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Baseline risk assessment gives patients better understanding of skin cancer risk

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My physician recommended that I be screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment. What is this, and is it necessary? I use sunscreen regularly and have skin that normally does not burn. Am I still at risk for skin cancer?...