DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks debate
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups.
Can the moon help you lose weight?
Would you turn to the moon to lose weight? A diet reportedly gaining popularity in Hollywood is called the werewolf or lunar diet.
Court upholds EPA emission standards
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the EPA's emission standards for coal- and oil-fired power plants.
Advancements improve weight-loss surgeries
Advancements in training and technology have improved weight-loss surgeries.
Subway: 'Yoga mat chemical' almost out of bread
Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
Answer these questions before kids have surgery
Four questions to ask before your kids have surgery.
Ear infections in children may be hard to detect
Ear infections in children may be hard to detect.
VIDEO: Device helps paralyzed men move legs
Three years ago, doctors reported that zapping a paralyzed man's spinal cord with electricity allowed him to stand and move his legs. Now…
5 things to know about heroin use, getting help
Long a scourge of the back alleys of American life, heroin is spreading across the country. The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in…
Electrical device helps paralyzed men move legs
Breakthrough research is confirmed that zapping a paralyzed man's spinal cord with electricity allows the patient to stand and move his legs.
Breathing issues may cause behavior problems
Behavioral problems in children may be linked to sleep issue.
Survey: Health insurance gains pick up
A major new survey finds that a growing percentage of Americans have gained health insurance.
Biggest questions about health care enrollment
Real-life questions about enrolling for insurance under the new health care law, and problems people are running into.
Health law confusing for many in Fla.
As federal health officials work around the clock to fix technology glitches plaguing the website where U.S. citizens can obtain health…
Tampa Bay lawmakers look for compromise
A handful of Tampa Bay congressmen hinted that their party's leadership should try harder to reach a deal to end the ongoing government…
Medicare and Obamacare: Info for seniors
Seniors on Medicare may be feeling a little nervous now that the Affordable Healthcare Act insurance Marketplace has opened. We're…
Healthcare marketplace opens slowly
Despite the partial government shutdown, The Affordable Health Care Act insurance marketplace opened today. ABC Action News and the Tampa Bay…
'Sweetheart Scammer' arrested
The Broward Sheriff's Office arrested a woman suspected of seducing an 82-year-old man and swindling him out of thousands of dollars…
Bear attack 911 call released
Bloodcurdling screams can be heard the minute the 911 call starts as family members scramble to get an ambulance for a 45-year-old woman…
Alex Sink will not run for Congress again
Alex Sink will not run for Congress again this year. The Democrat said in a statement Tuesday that she will not wage another campaign…
Military leaders, spies in Tampa for GEOINT
Some of the nation's top spies and military leaders, along with about 4,000 others in the defense, intelligence and homeland security…
Bill Nelson, USF to meet on Dozier
Researchers from the University of South Florida will meet with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to discuss the excavation of the graveyard at a…