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Hillsborough deputies search for missing and endangered man

Hillsborough deputies are searching for 18 year old Elligha Wilson who is considered missing and endangered. Friday night, he made suicidal threats to his mother and left his apartment on River Vista Court on foot. Authorities say he then went to his grandmothers house on Mohawk Avenue East and made Full story

Column: Want to grow old at home? Technology to the rescue

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Getting old? There's an app for that. Full story

New labels tied to fewer child poisonings by OTC meds

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fewer small children have been sickened or died from accidentally taking cough and cold medicines meant only for older ages, according to a new study of the effects of recent label changes on these over the counter products. Full story

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  Wheelchair-bound woman robbed of cash, medication

A wheelchair-bound woman in Houston says she was robbed of all her cash and medications at knifepoint in broad daylight. KPRC’s Phil Archer reports.

  Rossen Reports: Kids opening medication safety caps

A new study shows more children are being rushed to hospitals after accidental poisonings from common medications, leading to concern that child-resistant caps may not be so safe after all. NBC’s Jeff Rossen investigates.

  Tech gear to help seniors stay independent

There are more than 40 million people age 65 and older in the U.S., and helping them remain independent and safe in their own homes has gotten much easier thanks to new assistive technology products. “Savvy Senior” columnist Jim Miller shares telephone systems, pill dispensers, and more.

  Dealing with emotional, physical toll of Sandy

Millions face post-storm anxiety and fear as they struggle to rebuild their lives. NBC’s chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman shared tips on how to cope with the emotional stress.

  How to treat your child’s cold or flu

On average, kids catch a cold up to 10 times a year. So which medicines are appropriate to give your child to relieve their aches and pains? Pediatrician Dr. Tanya Altmann navigates through the many ingredients in children’s cold remedies.

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