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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Ongoing care may help grandson return to more active lifestyle following concussion

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson played rugby in college. He suffered a concussion and now has trouble with many mental functions, including maintaining thoughts. His peripheral vision has been affected and noise prevents him from working. What could help...
  • Research continues on how genetic makeup affects the body's response to medication

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Do genes have an effect on how medications work? My husband can take certain kinds of medicine without any trouble. But if I take the same thing, I feel groggy all day. Could that difference be somehow related to our genetics? ANSWER:...
  • For a taste of the old Florida, drive down A1A through Flagler County

    For a taste of the old Florida, drive down A1A through Flagler County
    FLAGLER BEACH — From my car window along Highway A1A in Flagler County, somewhere between the towns of Marineland and Flagler Beach, the Atlantic Ocean and its sugar-soft dunes glide by in a dizzying landscape of colors and textures. There is the...
  • New GERD treatment may be option for those unable to control symptoms with daily antacid

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I saw a story on the news about magnets being used to treat patients with GERD. Is this treatment safe? How does it work? I've taken prescription drugs for GERD for years and would love to not need medication anymore. ANSWER: The...
  • For successful treatment of chronic runny nose, first identify underlying cause

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an 85-year-old man who's had a postnasal drip problem since childhood. Years ago, after many tests, I was diagnosed with nonallergic rhinitis. I've tried pills and sprays to help the symptoms, but nothing works very well. I feel as...
  • Greg Schwem: The sad, pathetic personality of a computer hacker

    My 79-year-old father looked at me through tears of frustration as we sat side by side, staring at his PC. In just 24 hours, he had been shunned by dozens of people who, up until now, he thought were his friends. "They want me to delete their contact...
  • Week 5 high school football scores

    Week 5 high school football scores
    Friday's games Super 16 No. 1 Apopka 49, Freedom 0 - F Merritt Island 21, No. 2 Oviedo 3 - F No. 3 Dr. Phillips 51, No. 13 Orlando University 14 - F No. 4 West Orange 43, Jones 0 - F Plantation American Heritage 6, No. 5 Daytona Beach Mainland 0 -...
  • Companies hiring for the holidays

    Companies hiring for the holidays
    Every year, it seems as though retailers are prepping for the holiday season earlier and earlier. Before Halloween even arrives, some stores have already started running advertisements or stocking their shelves with gifts for the winter holidays. While,...
  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • Clowns heading for extinction? Not quite

    Clowns heading for extinction? Not quite
    Reports of the demise of clowns in America might be as exaggerated as the expressions on their brightly painted faces and the oversized shoes on their feet. "There is no shortage," said World Clown Assn. Vice President Bob Neil, emphasizing each word....
  • Should 'stand your ground' change? Dunn case revives Zimmerman debate

    Should 'stand your ground' change? Dunn case revives Zimmerman debate
    Two years after Trayvon Martin's death, Florida's "stand your ground" law remains a flash point in a still unsettled national debate over the limits of self-defense. After a Jacksonville jury this month failed to decide whether Michael Dunn murdered 17-...
  • Boys hoops | Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor Tyler Ulis named McDonald's All-Americans

    Boys hoops | Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor Tyler Ulis named McDonald's All-Americans
    Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014. All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes. The...