| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:23 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:59 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:44 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:49 AM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:47 AM
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...