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The ReptiDay Reptile Expo featured snakes, geckos and other creatures for sale Saturday

About 20 vendors sold a variety of creatures and the equipment needed to care for them at the Wyndham Garden hotel Saturday. Source link

Rate of syphilis nearly doubles in Alachua County

Sexually-transmitted diseases hit a record high in the United States, and they're crawling up in local counties. Source link

Orlando man, 75, dies in wreck early Saturday in southeast Orange County

A 75-year-old Orlando man died after a crash early Saturday morning in southeast Orange County. Florida Highway Patrol troopers believe the man drifted into the wrong lane toward oncoming traffic, causing the wreck about 4:09 a.m. on Boggy...

Deputies searching for suspected bank robber in Orange County

Orange County deputies are searching for a man they say robbed a PNC Bank in Windermere Friday evening, sheriff’s office spokesman Jeff Williamson said. Just before 6 p.m., a man went into the bank on Conroy Road and...

Gene mutations and breast cancer

In the fight for a cure for breast cancer, BRCA1 and BRCA2 get a lot of attention, but many people don’t understand how these genes’ mutations affect their risk of developing the disease.BRCA1 and BRCA2 (short for BReast...

Moving forward: It can be difficult, but exercise is key during cancer fight

Exercise helps keep a body healthy and lowers risk of some diseases. For women with cancer, physical activity can do many things, including control weight, improve mood, boost energy, increase sleep, and be fun and social — as...

Arrest made in Rio Pines daytime burglaries, Orange County deputies say

A “brazen daylight burglar” accused of breaking into homes in Rio Pines was arrested, Orange County deputies said Friday.Jose Omar Tavarez-Arvelo, 28, will be charged in multiple cases, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Ingrid Tejada-Monforte said.Crimeline offered cash rewards for...

A friends and family plan

When facing a breast cancer diagnosis, there’s strength in numbers. A new study finds that half of women relied on three or more people to help them process breast cancer treatment options."The big takeaway is that most women...

Attorney General Pam Bondi doesn't want O.J. Simpson to live in Florida

Florida's attorney general doesn't want O.J. Simpson to return to Florida after he's released from prison in Nevada. Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie L. Jones on Friday saying that...

Is early detection always good?

Highly trained radiologists can detect small cancers so early through mammography that there now may be an overdiagnosis of small tumors, which can lead to unnecessary treatment, according to a Yale Cancer Center study."Radiologists are so skilled at...



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