| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Question: My poinsettias are making lots of growth and I am pruning them regularly. When is the last time to do the pruning?
Answer: Keep up the good pruning until the end of August or the first week in September. Then allow them to grow a bit more...
| Sep 23, 2009
The medical city sprouting in southeast Orlando is behind schedule. So what?
The delays mean that the University of Central Florida medical school, UCF's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the M.D....
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I guess Gov. Rick Scott includes dope dealing as one of the Florida industries he hopes to stimulate.
Scott wants to kill a prescription-drug database that would track the flow of narcotic pain killers coming from "pill mill" clinics. This will help keep...
| May 10, 2011
| 3:43 PM
The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute scored $300 million in 2006 when it agreed to set up shop in Central Florida, making it one of the largest beneficiaries of public incentive money in state history.
Just five years later, the institute...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Stefan Duma is unlikely to join Bruce Smith, Frank Beamer and Michael Vick on Virginia Tech football's Mount Rushmore. But his contributions to the game may prove as enduring as any sack, game plan or touchdown pass.
A professor at the Virginia Tech-Wake...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Ladies and gentleman, we have clean water in Florida. Don't let any environmentalist tell you otherwise. It is clean; it smells good; it looks good. — Barney Bishop, president of Associated Industries of Florida
Barney needs to get out of his...
| May 23, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Environmentalists blasted me for downplaying the threat of BP oil in the Gulf.
They need to go out into their front yards and confront the real threat facing Florida.
Big Grass is worse than Big Oil.
Grass is destroying Florida, particularly St....
| Jan 6, 2011
A second major medical publication is calling foul on Dr. Andrew Wakefield's 1998 studying linking the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine to autism. In fact, today the BMJ, a leading medical journal in the U.K. reports Wakefield deliberately faked the...
| Jan 14, 2011
The feedback has been flooding in about our story on Robyn O'Brien, author and founder of allergykids.com. Our readers seem to agree that allergies to dyes or preservatives among kids are on the rise. Here are some of the ways they've eliminated the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:50 PM
"We really see this as an historic day within the Community Health Network," said Bryan Mills, Community Health Network CEO.
What Mills is referring to is something called Community CareConnect. The new technology is the culmination of two years of...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Molly Clevenger takes prescription medicines every day, and she has considered buying from websites outside the U.S.
“When push came to shove I just really thought, ‘Where is this coming from?'” said Clevenger.
A Consumer Reports...