| Jul 5, 2015
| 11:36 AM
The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation has given a $50,000 grant to Mothers' Milk Bank of Florida to help establish a processing lab.
The milk bank is the first in the state and is located in Central Florida. It collects, processes and distributes donor...
| Jul 4, 2015
| 7:15 AM
DELAND — Carl Barden knows what to do when a venomous snake bares its fangs.
He's been bitten 11 times, and he understands that anti-venom can save a person's life.
"I am living proof it works like a charm," said Barden, who handles more than 50...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 8:32 AM
Dr. Annette Khaled was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and the money will be used to fund her work on finding ways to treat metastatic cancer cells.
When those cells begin to spread within breast cancer...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 3:04 PM
TAVARES — An anesthesiologist who had been working at Florida Hospital Waterman resigned her hospital privileges after a Virginia jury last week awarded one of her patients there $500,000 for mocking and insulting him during a colonoscopy.
| Jun 22, 2015
| 9:06 AM
The Lake County Sheriff's Office Animal Service will host "Hot Dogs & Cool Cats" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.
Activities include reduced pet adoption fees, games, prizes, 99-cent digital portraits...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 7:01 AM
Several children were seated in the lobby of the sixth floor at Florida Hospital, the wing that houses Florida Hospital for Children.
It was quiet until the elevator doors opened – and suddenly the eyes of those children lit up with excitement....
| Jun 18, 2015
| 8:20 AM
Dr. Henri Ford, the Los Angeles surgeon who led the successful separation of the conjoined twins in Haiti earlier this month, had this saying that stuck with Monty Jacobs.
"He had this phrase he used, called B-HAG, which stands for Big Hairy Audacious...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 3:08 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Republican House members kept up their resistance Thursday to a Senate plan to expand health coverage to the uninsured even as they moved closer to the Senate on a budget deal to avert a state government shutdown.
A final vote on the...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 8:39 AM
Florida Hospital and Orlando Health started out almost a combined 200 years ago, growing from small rural hospitals to modern, regional health-care providers.
We are large institutions but also very personal ones, sharing the most intimate fears, joys...
| May 27, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Dr. Cindy LaRoe dabs her paintbrush into a gray tube of paint and spreads it along the canvas in the living room of her Eustis home.
It wasn't long ago that instead of painting LaRoe, 57, would be at the office diagnosing and treating patients. In...
| May 29, 2015
| 3:38 PM
TAVARES — More than two dozen members of Florida Hospital Waterman's mission team recently traveled to Haiti to work on several projects during its annual mission trip, including building a new kitchen at an orphanage in the port city of Gonaives....