| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:47 PM
What if braces were considered fashionable and could actually boost a patient’s self-esteem?
That was the question on the minds of the daughters of a Columbia pediatric dentist when they hit upon the idea of Bracket Ears — earrings made from...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation.
| Oct 26, 2014
When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance.
Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Obesity, especially among children, is a problem in the United States. In the past 30 years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents.
The medical costs for...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:01 PM
University of Florida researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in the September issue of the journal...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Funeral arrangements have been set for York County Administrator James “Mac” McReynolds, who died Sunday at age 59.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road in...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Nicholas Souris was appointed as a sales associate for Century 21 Carioti, Orlando.
Wayne Rich, of counsel in the Orlando office of Broad and Cassel, was appointed to chair Florida's Advocacy Subcommittee of the American Heart Association during the...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...