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FREE fitness orientation for USF students!

FREE fitness orientation for USF students!

Tampa, FL -- This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and USF campus recreation wants you to learn healthy habits.

They're focusing on how to properly use exercise equipment.

Their fitness staff will give students a tour of the facility and hand out an information packet with helpful information.

Just speak to a fitness staff member on duty to schedule your FREE fitness orientation at the Campus Recreation Center Fitness Area.

Westchaser at it again to raise money for cancer research

Westchaser at it again to raise money for cancer research

Tampa, Florida --  Brett Steinfeld isn't quite old enough to drive a car, but the young Westchaser has become the driving force of a unique fundraiser that's collected thousands of dollars for cancer research.

He's putting together the annual "Amazing Race for Life" as part of his Bar Mitzvah project.

Steinfeld says he was inspired last year by his grandfather for was dying of pancreatic cancer. 

Since he knew his grandfather would likely not survive to make it to his Bar Mitzvah, he decided to host the event last year so his grandfather could see his project.

It's in the can

It's in the can

Plant City, FL -- Ever wonder how can you make those fruits and vegetables last long after the season is gone?

You're in luck. You can learn how to can sweets, pickles and vegetable now so you can enjoy them later.

The City of Plant City presents Canning of Jams & Pickles Tuesday, Feb. 22.  It's from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Plant City Planteen Recreation Center at 301 Dort Street.

Pressure Canning of Vegetables will be held Thursday, Feb. 24 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

You'll get directions and recipes to take home with you. The experts will teach you the do's and dont's when it comes to canning.

To register contact Mary Keith at mkeith@ufl.edu or call (727)744-5519, ext 136.

Local Chiropractor wins Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Medical Hero Award

Local Chiropractor wins Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Medical Hero Award

Temple Terrace, FL -- Dr. Daniel J. Madock, D.C., is the recipient of the Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Medical Hero Award.

It was presented at Pepin Distributors Hospitality House this past Thursday.

Dr. Madok graduated from the Palmer College of Chiropractic college, after attending USF.

He is a Diplomat at the International Craniopathic Society, an advanced practitioner for the Sacro-Occipital Research Society, is a certified instructor and is also certified in veterinary orthopedic manipulation.

Navigating the cold and flu aisle

Tampa, FL -- A lot of people don't realize it but this is the peak of flu season and so is the confusion over which remedies help you feel better fast.

10 News spoke with Susan Gordon, a pharmacist at a Tampa CVS store. She says the cold and the flu are both viral infections but they are different. "A cold will actually manifest itself as a runny nose, sneezing and sometimes a slight temperature. a flu on the other hand will actually manifest itself as muscle soreness, a dry cough, aches, chills, and a lot of times there's a very high fever up to 104 degrees."

She says you need to know what you have and which symptoms you're suffering from in order to get relief. Gordon says, "Cough suppressants will help quiet that cough that might keep you up at night."

FREE CLASS: Eat healthy on a dime

FREE CLASS: Eat healthy on a dime

Tampa, FL -- Are you sticking to your resolution to get healthy? Does your doctor want you to shed a few pounds or maybe you are ready to take charge of your health?

If the thought of eating rubbery chicken and overcooked broccoli doesn't sound appealing, Healthy Eating Specialist, Curtis Whitwam can spice up your appetite.

Whitwam is offering a free fresh and healthy cooking class at Whole Foods Market in Tampa off Dale Mabry Highway Wednesday, Jan. 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Get a fresh perspective on health: Check out Heather's Natural Health.

Moffitt teams up with downtown library for cancer prevention

Moffitt teams up with downtown library for cancer prevention

Tampa, FL -- The Moffitt Cancer Center and The John Germany Library in downtown Tampa are teaming up to educate people about cancer prevention.

There will be a ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday evening at the library's Moffitt Resource Corner across from the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center to kick off the program.

B. Lee Green Ph.D., vice president of Moffitt Diversity and senior member of Health Outcomes and Behavior, will make the opening remarks.