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  • Physical therapist was health, wellness pioneer

    Physical therapist was health, wellness pioneer
    Jim Hinson, a physical therapist who spent his career with Florida Hospital, helped bring wellness efforts into the mainstream. Hinson died Aug. 28 of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 89. "They were into health and wellness before it...
  • Stand-alone emergency rooms emerge in Central Florida

    Stand-alone emergency rooms emerge in Central Florida
    When the Hunter's Creek Emergency Room opened on John Young Parkway in June, the people of that burgeoning community suddenly had a center that could treat medical emergencies ranging from heart attacks to broken bones. The off-site hospital emergency...
  • Have an unwanted firearm? Give it to police for gift card

    Have an unwanted firearm? Give it to police for gift card
    Clermont Police Department will participate in the 16th annual "Kicks 4 Guns" program throughout Central Florida from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday while supplies last at Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson, 2480 S. U.S. Highway 27. Citizens can anonymously swap...
  • Florida Hospital Waterman mission team completes project in Dominican Republic

    Florida Hospital Waterman mission team completes project in Dominican Republic
    A schoolhouse on the impoverished Island of Hispaniola now has a freestanding library and its students and faculty have some Lake County missionaries to thank for the coveted educational resource. Nearly 30 members of Florida Hospital Waterman's mission...
  • Sanford-Burnham taps new CEO from pharma industry

    Sanford-Burnham taps new CEO from pharma industry
    With the selection of Perry Nisen as its new chief executive officer today, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is signaling a commitment to its new long-term strategic vision of open collaboration for the development of breakthrough clinical...
  • Walkability becomes the new buzz word in housing development

    Walkability becomes the new buzz word in housing development
    When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location. But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
  • SunRail delays last peak train at night to attract more hospital riders

    SunRail delays last peak train at night to attract more hospital riders
    In an effort to pick up more riders at the massive Orlando Health and Florida Hospital campuses, SunRail's last train during the evening peak hours will run 15 minutes later. Starting Aug. 25, the northbound 7:22 p.m. train at Orlando Health will come...
  • Florida can set stage for medical pot: My Word

    This November, voters will decide on a constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana in Florida. As a primary-care physician who wants patients to have access to this medicine, I plan to vote yes. I have been caring for children and families in...
  • UCF's Kyle Cox proves there really is such a thing as a student-athlete

    UCF's Kyle Cox proves there really is such a thing as a student-athlete
    Kyle Cox has worn plenty of white medical coats the past few years. The one he put on Monday morning was the fashion statement of a lifetime. "Lab coats, they're different," he said. "They're much less formal than this bad boy." He gazed down at the...
  • Rosemary Mayer: Sister was a close friend in good, bad times

    Rosemary Mayer: Sister was a close friend in good, bad times
    When Sister Rosemary Mayer and Sister Rosemary Lorenzen met 27 years ago, they were fast friends. At the time, Mayer was already living in Orlando. She worked in the finance department at the BETA Center and was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic...
  • A beginner's guide to SunRail

    A beginner's guide to SunRail
    About a month ago, I met a doctor in residency at Florida Hospital who hadn't heard of SunRail.  During our conversation, I also learned that he lived in downtown Orlando within a few blocks of a SunRail stop. This doctor-in-training, whose hospital has...