As the opioid epidemic continues in South Florida, it's increasingly important to know how to store & dispose of medication properly

As the opioid epidemic continues in South Florida, it has become increasingly important to build not only awareness of the crisis, but also actionable prevention methods for patients of all ages.

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Panama city assisted living goes above & beyond to keep its dementia patients safe during Hurricane Michael

Lori Becerra has a lot of work to do, picking up the pieces of Category 4 Hurricane Michael.

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U-haul offering helping hand to storm victims with free storage

U-Haul announced that 28 locations across the southeastern U.S. are offering 30 days of free storage ahead of Hurricane Michael.

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Florida lawmakers redirect affordable housing funds

Year after year, Florida lawmakers have raided hundreds of millions from trust funds designed to develop more affordable housing. That practice needs to end, according to a group of the state’s leading political and policy voices.

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Florida Attorney General activates price gouging hotline in anticipation of Hurricane Michael

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi tonight activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for consumers in the Panhandle and Big Bend. The opening of the hotline comes as Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency for 35 counties in the projected path of Tropical Storm Michael. The storm is expected to strengthen before possibly making landfall Wednesday in Florida’s Panhandle. Florida’s price gouging law applies to sales within counties covered by the declared state of emergency. 

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Living too long is a surprising concern among elderly women

When it comes to retirement savings, living too long can be a blessing or a curse.

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Research suggests 45% of heart attacks have no noticeable symptoms

New Delhi: As per studies, a silent heart attack is often symptomless but the risk of a person dying is the same as that during a symptomatic heart attack. Though silent heart attacks strike men more often than women, the latter are equally at risk.

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Survey reveals most Americans think 61 is the perfect age to retire, but experts think it's more realistic to wait a few years

Americans think the ideal age to retire is 61. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey from financial website Bankrate, which polled 10 certified financial planners from different parts of the country, it may be wise to wait longer.

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Fall related death rate increases 110% among those 65 and over

Age-adjusted death rates due to unintentional falls among older adults increased 110% from 1999 to 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Volunteering, trying new things & taking time for yourself are good ways to find fulfillment in retirement

I spoke with a friend who's considering ending his retirement and returning to work. After just six months. He had looked forward to slowing down, relaxing and enjoying being quiet. But lately that quiet had become uncomfortable amid the pull to be productive. Retirees, sound familiar?

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