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Trauma Centers Lawsuit Inches On

A two-year legal battle over trauma centers made its way to a state appeals court Tuesday.  Four hospitals in Florida -- three in Tampa Bay and one in Jacksonville -- are trying to block the HCA hospital chain from opening more trauma centers in their regions, according to the Miami Herald.

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