Changes this tax season

Most people do not look forward to filing taxes, especially with a new tax law in place for the first time in decades. Those changes can induce confusion and stress. …

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Big changes to Florida auto insurance?

An appeal of Florida’s current No-Fault/Personal Injury Protection(PIP) system for auto insurance, is gaining momentum this legislative session. The Florida House voted 88-15 to repeal the State’s PIP system. “For …

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International Travel Advisory for Mexico

A chill in the air is good motivation to make warmer travel plans for 2018.  “Before you book plans for spring break or summer vacation, make sure your destination is …

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Put Down the Salad!

Romaine lettuce is believed to be the source of serious illness across the United States. Over the past several weeks, 59 people in the U.S. and Canada have fallen ill …

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Florida Blue halts coverage of OxyContin

In an effort to fight the opioid epidemic, Florida’s largest health insurance company will stop covering the costs of OxyContin or oxycodone prescriptions. “We are supportive of the new policy …

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The end of Daylight Saving Time

The wintertime tradition of setting our clocks back before bed on Saturday is coming. Sunday, November 5 at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time (DST) will come to an end and …

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Keeping Halloween Fun, Frightening and Accident Free

“Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” Richelle E. Goodrich If you enjoy being spooked, dressing up and sweets, Halloween is your night. Of course, all the activity, fun …

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Health trends to ditch

Health trends come and go. There is an overwhelming amount of “health information” available as of late. Social media is the vehicle on which a new healthy trend will ride …

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Breast Cancer: Discerning fact from fiction

Merchandise from beauty products to bubble wrap, are awash in pink or bearing a pink ribbon, reminding us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. “Sometimes I wonder, is the …

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Shark Watch

Florida has the highest shark activity of any other region in the world. In 2016, 53 unprovoked shark attacks occurred in the U.S., according to the Florida Museum of Natural …

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