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  • Free memory screenings offered

    Florida Hospital Waterman Home Care Services, 3260 Waterman Way in Tavares, is offering free memory screenings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Screenings consist of a series of questions and tasks and take 5-10 minutes. The event is part of National...
  • FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men

    FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men
    A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel has begun to consider whether to overturn a long-standing ban against accepting blood donations from gay men. On Thursday, the FDA’s Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability heard...
  • Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men

    Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men
    A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services panel has begun to consider whether to overturn a long-standing ban against accepting blood donations from gay men. On Thursday, the HHS Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability heard...
  • Family of ten left homeless by fire in Lauderhill

    Family of ten left homeless by fire in Lauderhill
    A family of four adults and six children was looking for a new place to live following a house fire in Lauderhill, according to fire officials. The flames were sparked about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home in the 7300 block of Northwest 35th Court....
  • Disabled woman rescued from burning house

    Disabled woman rescued from burning house
    A disabled woman was pulled from her burning house Tuesday and taken to the hospital in serious condition. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue received a call at 4:15 p.m. about a structure fire with a woman trapped inside, Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser...
  • Marie Zenk Morrison: Mother spent her life taking care of others

    Marie Zenk Morrison: Mother spent her life taking care of others
    It was the Korean War, and Marie Zenk Morrison's husband had already left for his assignment in the Philippines. She was joining him, so she packed up her sons, got on the train and then on a converted troop carrier, heading to their destination. The...
  • UPDATE: Early morning fire that displaces Hampton family deemed "suspicious"

    UPDATE: Early morning fire that displaces Hampton family deemed "suspicious"
      A family of five was displaced by an early morning fire in Hampton's Phoebus area.   An fire in Hampton’s Phoebus area early Tuesday morning that displaced a family of five has been deemed “suspicious,” a fire spokesman said.  ...
  • How Ebola spread to Mali: The lessons learned

    When the father of Mali’s first confirmed Ebola victim, a 2-year-old girl, fell ill while working at a private clinic in neighboring Guinea, fellow townspeople suspected witchcraft. The man's father advised him to return to their native village of...
  • Saluting Uncle Vic and the 'Greatest Generation'

    Saluting Uncle Vic and the 'Greatest Generation'
    We stood outside the entryway of the funeral parlor, a few of us smoking, everyone talking. A car pulled up front. The driver got out, opened the trunk, and extracted an aluminum walker. Then he opened the back door, extending his hand to help his...
  • After VA scandal, new American Legion director sees wait times and service improving

    After VA scandal, new American Legion director sees wait times and service improving
    Verna L. Jones, the Maryland woman who started this month as new executive director of the American Legion office in Washington, assumes the job as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs tries to work through the management problems that have been blamed...
  • Fires displace 2 families in Portsmouth, Virginia Beach

    The American Red Cross is assisting two families in Portsmouth and Virginia Beach after being displaced by early Saturday morning house fires. Jonathan McNamara, American Red Cross of Virginia communications officer, said a family of six in Portsmouth...