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''Radiation free'' cell phone headsets on sale in Tampa

''Radiation free'' cell phone headsets on sale in Tampa

Tampa, Florida- An invention that's been around for years in Europe, Australia and the Middle East in flying off the shelves at International Plaza following a report on the dangers of cell phone radiation.

Smart & Safe opened up its first kiosk in Florida a day before last week's release of the World Health Organization's report detailing the potential risks from long term exposure to cell phone radiation. The company sells headsets that keep all electronics away from your head and instead transmits the sound from your phone through a pair of air tubes.

"The sound is amazing," said Smart & Safe's sales manager Natalie Ben Hamo.

New smoothie shop opens in Ybor

New smoothie shop opens in Ybor

Tampa, FL -- A new smoothie shop has opened in Ybor City.

Natural Supreme Smoothie, located at 1910 E 7th Ave. opened in early May.

The store features dairy free, lactose free, organic low fat smoothies. Prices range from $5.25 - $6.25 for 16 oz. smoothies.

Menu: Natural Supreme Smoothie

Organic Open Market opens in NW Hilllsborough

Organic Open Market opens in NW Hilllsborough

Citrus Park, Florida - If you're looking for organic vegetables with a little fun thrown in, head to the new Odessa Open Market.

The open air market is located at 8701 Gunn Highway, north of Sickles High School in northwest Hillsborough County.

Owner John Ciani says it was his goal to start a business "to educate and provide healthy choices, support local businesses and bring the community together at our open market."

The market is open Wednesday through Sunday.

Ciani says they get vegetables and other products from local farms including dairy, eggs and honey.

Nurses week at MOSI!

Nurses week at MOSI!

Tampa, FL -- It's National Nurses Week and MOSI is celebrating with some amazing offers.

Nurses get buy one, get one tickets with a valid ID through May 12.

Admission to Harry's Big Adventure: My Bug World! can be added for only $3 per person.

Free ticket must be of equal or lesser value.

May not be combined with any other discounts or offers. Excludes special engagement exhibition and films.

Free Health Screenings in Apollo Beach!

Free Health Screenings in Apollo Beach!

Apollo Beach, Florida -- Check your schedule for next week.

You can take part in a free cholesterol and diabetes screening on Tuesday, May 10. 

It's all part of a health fair being held at the Winn Dixie Pharmacy located at 6188 U.S. 41 in Apollo Beach from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

USF searching for Parkinson's patients for study

USF searching for Parkinson's patients for study

Tampa, Florida (AP) -- The University of South Florida is looking to recruit people with Parkinson's disease for a study being sponsored by the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

USF is one of 16 centers participating. The study aims to find the elusive biomarkers for Parkinson's -- signs in the blood or urine, for example, that could help doctors diagnose and track the disease.

Patients in the study need to be newly diagnosed and not on any medications yet. Participants will not receive any medication for this study.

Adventure Island prepares guests for the summer season

Adventure Island prepares guests for the summer season

Tampa, FL -- Adventure Island kicks off the summer season by featuring experts at the park for skin cancer screenings and to share water safety information with guests on Monday, May 2.

Dermatology experts from University Community Health will be offering free skin cancer screenings at Adventure Island from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Staff from Bay Dermatology, an associate of UCH, will be available for screenings and prevention information.