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  • Scott makes moves in health-care battle

    Scott makes moves in health-care battle
    TALLAHASSEE — After a legislative session where he largely stayed out of the health-care battle consuming the House and Senate, Gov. Rick Scott spurred to action Tuesday, vowing to examine hospital finances and to meet with federal officials to...
  • Orlando Health unveils on-site studio

    Orlando Health unveils on-site studio
    It's a relatively small room, but every corner of it is for a different story: welcome to Orlando Health's new on-campus studio. Perched in an unassuming one-story building across from the new ORMC tower, Studio Underwood is bringing different sets...
  • Florida legislators push bills tied to their private jobs

    During the recently-concluded legislative session, Senate President Andy Gardiner constantly warned about the threat to the state's hospitals if they were to lose more than $1 billion that now comes from the federal government. There's a good reason...
  • How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned

    How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned
    TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't supposed to end like this. With the House and Senate led by Republicans — both of whom hail from Central Florida — a budding partnership was expected to bring tax cuts, increased spending on education and...
  • Talks, but no progress in health-care budget impasse

    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate and the House are talking but not changing their tunes. With only a week left in the regular session, Florida lawmakers remain locked in a dispute Friday over health-care spending, putting billions of dollars on the line...
  • Scott on wrong side on health care

    Scott on wrong side on health care
    Gov. Rick Scott went to war last week — on the wrong side. The governor should have been strong-arming House leaders, demanding that they expand health care coverage to nearly 1 million Floridians. Instead, Scott was threatening members of the...
  • FAU graduates inaugural medical school class

    FAU graduates inaugural medical school class
    Fifty years after opening its doors for the first time, Florida Atlantic University has reached another milestone: its first class of medical school graduates. In fact, they are the first doctors ever produced in Palm Beach County, and school officials...
  • Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains

    Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains
    TALLAHASSEE – With billions in taxpayer funds on the line, Central Florida hospitals and the working poor and uninsured remain stuck in limbo as lawmakers continue to haggle over health care coverage for the poor. The Florida Senate rejected...
  • UF asks: Does medical marijuana work?

    UF asks: Does medical marijuana work?
    As the state's efforts to get a non-euphoric medical marijuana oil to severely epileptic children move forward, the University of Florida is proposing a study to answer a key question: Does it even work? Dr. Paul Carney, professor at the UF Department of...
  • Senators: Gov. Scott veto threat not 'productive'

    Senators: Gov. Scott veto threat not 'productive'
    TALLAHASSEE – Senators pushed back Wednesday on threats from Gov. Rick Scott to veto projects or bills, saying they weren’t helpful in resolving the health care spending crisis that has brought the legislative session to a stalemate. Scott...
  • How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care

    How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care
    Am I the only person in South Florida who has known people who died because they couldn't afford health care? I doubt it, but we don't share their stories, and that anonymity makes it all too easy for our elected officials in Tallahassee to detach the...