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King cobra

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King cobra on the lam in Orlando

A word of advice to the people of Orlando: Before you step outside Thursday or send your pet out into the backyard, take a little extra time to look around first.

Especially if you live near the 4800 block of North Apopka Vineland Road.

There's a king...

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Where are 'Xena,' 'Hercules' stars today?

With Friday marking 20 years since the 1995 debut of the fantasy TV series "Xena: Warrior Princess," let's see what the show's stars are up to today.

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Double mastectomies for men on the rise

An increasing number of women in the last decade have been deciding to have both their breasts removed after being diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. It now seems that more men are also opting to have this type of double mastectomy, according ...

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More ADHD cases diagnosed at younger ages

One-third of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States have been found to be diagnosed before 6 years old, according to a new report.

While there's concern about possible misdiagnosis at a such a young age, re...

Veterans Administration may have hid long wait times

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307,000 vets may have died awaiting VA care, report says

Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued Wednesday.

The VA's inspector general found that out of about 800,000...

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Study: Gun control leads to fewer suicides

State laws that restrict access to guns could reduce the rate of firearm-related suicide, according to new research.

Researchers examined suicide rates in Connecticut and Missouri, two states that changed their permit-to-purchase handgun laws in recen...

Nap, lounging, relaxing

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What your sleep says about your health

Do you sleep between seven to nine hours per night? According to the experts this is the amount needed, on average, to keep our minds alert and our bodies healthy -- but many people aren't getting enough.

cigarettes in ash tray smoking

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Bill would ban smoking in all New York hotel rooms

Welcome to New York, no smoking.

Hotels and motels in New York may no longer offer smoking rooms if a bill proposed by state lawmaker Ken Zebrowski passes.

The measure, which was introduced last week, was brought about by Zebrowski's personal experienc...

Charlie Sheen 2012

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Celebrities who have fallen from grace

Few celebrities can contend with Thursday's 50-year-old birthday boy Charlie Sheen when it comes to spectacular public meltdowns. Take a look at Sheen other stars who have fallen from grace.

Baseballs, sports, MLB

Two KC Royals players have chickenpox

The Kansas City Royals will be missing All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios for the next two weeks as they fight the chickenpox.

Brown bear cub (file)

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Yellowstone grizzly cubs arrive at new home

Two orphaned grizzly cubs have found a new home at the Toledo Zoo.

The twin females were orphaned soon after their mother killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park in August. The mother was trapped, and evidence connected her to the hiker's death, ...

Medical Breakthroughs

  • LVH to Partner with Florida School for Medical Training

    Lehigh Valley patients will now have access to the latest in cancer research and treatment thanks to a partnership between Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute of Tampa, Florida.

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