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Latino health and wellness event at Moffitt Cancer Center

Latino health and wellness event at Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, Fla. -- In an effort to raise awareness and educate the Latino community, Moffitt Cancer Center presents "¡Salud! Serie de charlas," a free program developed by Latinos to be delivered entirely in Spanish.

The eighth installment of this series is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 23 in the Ted and Marty Couch Auditorium at the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive.

A panel of Spanish-speaking Moffitt experts will present on the following health topics:

New business heads to Citrus Park

New business heads to Citrus Park

Citrus Park, FL -- A sports training and therapy business is taking over the old Circuit City building in Citrus Park.

The building sits on Gunn Highway near Citrus Park Mall between the Hillsborough Trail and The Veteran's Expressway.

Work is underway to turn the empty building into a D1 Sports Training Facility.

The company has other locations nation-wide.

D1 offers specialized workouts and services in sport medicine.

USF study: Coffee fights Alzheimer's disease in mice

USF study: Coffee fights Alzheimer's disease in mice

Tampa, FL -- A yet unidentified component of coffee interacts with the beverage's caffeine, which could be a surprising reason why daily coffee intake protects against Alzheimer's disease.

A new Alzheimer's mouse study by researchers at the University of South Florida found that this interaction boosts blood levels of a critical growth factor that seems to fight off the Alzheimer's disease process.

The findings appear in the early online version of an article  published June 28 in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

Using mice bred to develop symptoms mimicking Alzheimer's disease, the USF team presents the first evidence that caffeinated coffee offers protection against the memory-robbing disease that is not possible with other caffeine-containing drinks or decaffeinated coffee.

GaYBOR Days Health Fair this Thursday

GaYBOR Days Health Fair this Thursday

Tampa, FL -- GaYBOR Days begins this Thursday with a host of events planned in Ybor City. One of the first events is a Community Health and Wellness Fair scheduled for June 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fair will be held at the Metro Wellness and Community Center on 7th Avenue.

Organizers say free HIV and diabetes testing will be available on site. They say more than 15 different medical groups will be at the fair.

The Community Health and Wellness Fair is free and open to the public.

GaYBOR Days runs through Monday, July 4.

10 News and friends bring All American Blood Drive to Plant City

10 News and friends bring All American Blood Drive to Plant City

Plant City, Florida -- 10 News -WTSP has teamed up with WQYK 99.5 FM, Florida Blood Services, and Sweetbay Supermarkets to sponsor "Ten News All American Blood Drive" on Thursday, June 30 and Friday, July 1, 2011, to help build our community's blood supply as we prepare for the long Independence Day Holiday weekend ahead.

Florida Blood Services will have bloodmobiles onsite from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., at the following locations in Plant City on Friday only:

  • 205 W. Alexander St. Plant City
  • 507 S. Wheeler St. Plant City

All lifesaving donors will receive

10 News and friends bring All American Blood Drive to Lithia

10 News and friends bring All American Blood Drive to Lithia

Lithia, Florida -- 10 News -WTSP has teamed up with WQYK 99.5 FM, Florida Blood Services, and Sweetbay Supermarkets to sponsor "Ten News All American Blood Drive" on Thursday, June 30 and Friday, July 1, 2011, to help build our community's blood supply as we prepare for the long Independence Day Holiday weekend ahead.

Florida Blood Services will have bloodmobiles onsite from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., at the following locations in Lithia on Thursday only:

  • 16751 Fishhawk Blvd Lithia

All lifesaving donors will receive

10 News and friends bring All American Blood Drive to Riverview area

10 News and friends bring All American Blood Drive to Riverview area

Riverview, Florida -- 10 News -WTSP has teamed up with WQYK 99.5 FM, Florida Blood Services, and Sweetbay Supermarkets to sponsor "Ten News All American Blood Drive" on Thursday, June 30 and Friday, July 1, 2011, to help build our community's blood supply as we prepare for the long Independence Day Holiday weekend ahead.

Florida Blood Services will have bloodmobiles onsite from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., at the following locations in Riverview and Ruskin on Thursday and Friday:

  • 6929 US Hwy 301 S Riverview
  • 1023 N Tamiami Trail Ruskin

All lifesaving donors will receive