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The remnants of Tropical Storm Erika are expected to move into the southeastern Gulf Of Mexico on Sunday.  The trough of low pressure is moving west-northwest.  That motion is expected to continue Sunday, then a turn to the north is forecast.  Southern and Central Florida will get heavy rainfall today and Monday.  Rainfall amounts could top four inches.

There is a 20% chance of re-development of the system in the eastern Gulf of Mexico over the next two days.  The impacts are expected to stay mostly the east of our viewing area for the duration, but we will continue to closely monitor the situation.

 

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HEALTH NEWS: Testosterone treatment up from 2000

Updated: Tuesday, February 25 2014, 07:44 PM CST
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More than five million prescriptions for Testosterone treatments were written in 2011.   Up from one million in 2000.
  
That increase has the group "public citizen" calling for a warning label.
Testosterone gels, patches, and injections are marketed primarily to older men.
  
They promise to help with fatigue, low sex drive, and other effects of aging.  
But some studies show an increase in stroke, heart attack, and death in men using those treatments.
  
Public citizen wants a "black box" warning about the risks added to product labels.
  
The Food and Drug Administration says it is reviewing the safety of the drugs.

HEALTH NEWS: Testosterone treatment up from 2000

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