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Teens With Cancer Find Camaraderie At Summer Camp

It's a balmy Saturday morning at the Rotary campground in Brandon. Dark clouds are threatening to unleash the fury of a Florida summer rainstorm, so the canoes and kayaks have been packed up for the day. Now, the teens are just hanging out. Some are getting their nails and hair done, others are doing arts and crafts. But this isn't your typical summer camp.
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There may be plenty of room for debate about whether some aspects of everyday life cause cancer — whether it’s drinking too much coffee, eating too much sugar or talking too much on a cell phone.

Push Continues For Florida Lethal Injection Details

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Lawyers representing Arizona Death Row inmates aren't backing down from a battle with Florida corrections officials over the release of documents related to execution drugs, part of a drawn-out challenge to Arizona's lethal-injection process.

State Benefits Ordered For Man With Severe Epilepsy

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Rejecting the position of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, a South Florida appeals court Wednesday said a man with a severe form of epilepsy is eligible for benefits under a state home- and community-based services program.

More than 50 Jacksonville faith leaders are calling for an end to the death penalty.


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Orange County officials held a panel Wednesday looking at the media’s role in covering mental health issues.

While many of the topics discussed are well-known in certain circles, some of these may surprise the average reader. So I’ve put together six things that stood out on the issue.

Court Sides With Tampa General In Malpractice Case

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An appeals court Wednesday upheld a ruling that cleared Tampa General Hospital from potential liability in a medical-malpractice case stemming from the death of a patient during surgery.

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Victims of the Pulse Night Club shooting will not be getting a bill from Orlando Health.

Orlando Regional Medical Center is less than a mile from Pulse Night Club and got 44 of the victims. Parent company Orlando Health announced it will not charge victims of the Pulse Night Club shooting.

Florida officials announced a new locally transmitted Zika case Wednesday—this time in Palm Beach County. It’s the second case stemming from local mosquitos in the county, but officials say the two cases aren’t connected.

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It's a balmy Saturday morning at the Rotary campground in Brandon. Dark clouds are threatening to unleash the fury of a Florida summer rainstorm, so the canoes and kayaks have been packed up for the day.

Now, the teens are just hanging out. Some are getting their nails and hair done, others are doing arts and crafts.

But this isn't your typical summer camp.

Editor's note: Updated at 9:20 am ET to include Mylan's announcement that it will reimburse consumers for some of their out-of-pocket costs.

EpiPens are in your friend's purse and your kid's backpack. The school nurse has a few, as does Grandma.

The medicine inside — epinephrine — has been around forever, and the handy gadget that injects it into your leg is not particularly new either.

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