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  • Long journey for sperm, from donation to sale

    Long journey for sperm, from donation to sale
    There they are, millions of them packed into small, thin straws, surrounded by the cloud of nitrogen oxide in the belly of a large tank housed in the new Cryos International sperm bank. One day, a gay couple, a single woman, or a husband and wife will...
  • Military veterans continue to serve through volunteering in community

    Military veterans continue to serve through volunteering in community
    Sweat drips from Jay Parsons' forehead as he slides his paint brush along the porch railing at the Hubbard House. He signals over to a few of the volunteers to help paint while others grab mulch to spread throughout the garden surrounding the house. A...
  • Q&A: Why health-care war is bogging down Tallahassee

    Q&A: Why health-care war is bogging down Tallahassee
    TALLAHASSEE — In Florida's budget battle, there's an 800-pound gorilla in the emergency room. The House and Senate are divided on how to tackle two issues related to Medicaid, resulting in a $4.2 billion gap between the two chambers' budgets. Here...
  • House, Senate advance budgets as Medicaid scuffle looms

    House, Senate advance budgets as Medicaid scuffle looms
    TALLAHASSEE — The House and Senate advanced competing budgets Wednesday, setting up what could be a weekslong showdown between the two chambers over Medicaid funding. The Senate's $80.4 billion spending plan is about $4.2 billion more than the...
  • Business lobby answers with own Medicaid expansion ad backing Gardiner

    Business lobby answers with own Medicaid expansion ad backing Gardiner
    TALLAHASSEE – A day after free-market group Americans for Prosperity┬álaunched an ad campaign targetting Florida Senators in favor of a Medicaid expansion plan, a coalition of businesses and hospitals released their own ad backing the plan. The...
  • Recent Kissimmee visitor had measles

    Recent Kissimmee visitor had measles
    An adult international traveler who attended a conference in Kissimmee had measles, the Florida Department of Health confirmed Thursday. The person attended a conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17. The traveler spent...
  • Florida gets Mothers' Milk Bank in Orlando

    Florida gets Mothers' Milk Bank in Orlando
    Addalynn, Madison and Kathryn Campbell were born nine weeks early at just about 2 pounds each, their little organs still not completely ready for the outside world. Their mother, Jennifer, was too stressed and not ready to pump her own milk to feed the...
  • Now cancer-free, but still living with fear

    Now cancer-free, but still living with fear
    Unlike the imaginary monsters of our childhoods, the ones lurking under the beds, in the closets or outside the windows on moonlit nights, the monster haunting Deborah Romero is real. She had rounds of chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy to get...
  • Area business, political leaders line up to push health-care expansion

    Area business, political leaders line up to push health-care expansion
    The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act went nowhere the past two legislative sessions in Tallahassee. This year, Central Florida leaders are working behind the scenes to craft bipartisan support for expansion. "There is no question that...
  • Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract

    Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract
    Thousands of Central Floridians will have to scramble to find new health providers or pay out-of-network fees if Florida Blue and Florida Hospital do not come to an agreement over their contract by June 1. Florida Blue officials didn't say how many...
  • Fueling group buys acreage near Lynx

    Fueling group buys acreage near Lynx
    Nopetro-Orlando LLC, which specializes in natural-gas fueling stations, purchased 13.6 acres at John Young Parkway and Lynx Lane in Orlando. Part of the site will provide compressed and liquefied natural gas to large distribution fleets, including the...