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Flesh-eating bacteria not just in the water

Courtesy of News Channel 8 PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Concern over the flesh-eating bacteria continues to grow heading into the Fourth of July weekend. Doctors said the bacteria is not just in the water. Vibrio Vulnificus is every where, including the sand. James Paldeino took his family to Gandy Beach Tuesday. He’s cautious, like …

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Want The Best Summer Skin Possible? Don’t Get Burned!

Well, you’ve got to protect it! Your skin is your body’s largest organ. It’s your bodies first line of defense. Living in Florida, means it’s constantly protecting us from the sun. So what are the best ways to protect our skin from the hot Florida sun? Dermatologist, Dr. Maria Hicks, chats with Roxanne Wilder, and …

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Despite rise in cases, experts say risk of contracting hepatitis A still low

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (FOX 13) – Restaurant owners and workers across the Bay Area are worried after numerous reports of food service workers being diagnosed with hepatitis A over the past few months. The most recent case was reported in Hernando County, where an employee at a country club potentially exposed hundreds of people, some high-schoolers who attended proms …

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ForCare Clinical Research is Fastest to Get Meds to Market

TAMPA, Fla. – ForCare Clinical Research has been named a winner of the 2019 ACRP-Devana Solutions Site Metric Challenge Study, declared number one – in a field of nearly 200 – in the category of “Fastest from Activation to First Screen.” “We appreciate the recognition of this achievement, as getting new therapies with reasonable safety …

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ForCare Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Tanya Bogle

TAMPA – ForCare Medical Group in Tampa has hired award-winning Dr. Tanya R. Bogle, MD to join its team of doctors. Fluent in Spanish, French and German as well as English, Dr. Bogle sees patients at ForCare Medical Group’s newest location, the brand new and innovative ForCare Medical Center East at 15416 North Florida Ave., …

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How to choose the right sunscreen: Great Day Live!

Dr. Seth Forman, a dermatologist and the founder of ForCare Medical Group, stopped by to answer all of our questions regarding sunscreen. If you just run into the store and grab whatever sunscreen you find, you might want to think again about what you put on your skin. As you’ve probably heard, the FDA recently …

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FDA Proposes Stricter Sunscreen Regulations

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week a new proposal to update safety standards for sunscreen  ingredients and marketing. The updated rules that are being considered would cover sun protection factors or SPF, the amount people apply and broad-spectrum requirements. Dr. Seth B. Forman, dermatologist and Chief Executive Office of the ForCare Medical …

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