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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: Research shows - Looks do matter

Updated: Friday, July 18 2014, 06:51 PM CDT
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New research shows looks do matter, at least when it comes to taking prescription medication.
  
A study in the "Annals of Internal Medicine" looked at 10,000 post- heart attack patients.
  
They found many patients were more likely *not* to refill their medication  *if there was a change in the shape or color of the pill especially  when going from the original pill to a generic version.
  
Researchers say doctors need to re-assure patients that all generics work equally well.


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HEALTH: Research shows - Looks do matter

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