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  • Patients must be vigilant of errors: My Word

    I read with concern the Sentinel article Sept. 3 about a woman who is suing Florida Hospital Winter Park to obtain medical records relating to a mix-up in her lab results. This woman had unnecessary rectal surgery as a result of the mix-up. That...
  • Ian Supra remains resolute in cancer fight, leaning on family, friends

    Ian Supra remains resolute in cancer fight, leaning on family, friends
    There are days, when he is strong enough, that Ian Supra will step outside his mother's town house to feel the sunshine splash his face. He can tolerate 15 minutes, tops, but that's a good thing. A sliver of light in a world gone dark. Stage IV...
  • VA training center to rise in Lake Nona

    VA training center  to rise in Lake Nona
    The Veterans Administration broke ground for a national medical simulation training center at Lake Nona's Medical City, as part of the campus of the new Veterans Medical Center under construction. The new 52,000-square-foot Veterans Health...
  • Health Department chief to leave post for California

    Health Department chief to leave post for California
    Orange County is about to lose its top public health watchdog — a man who, for 10 years and 1.2 million residents, has led the front-lines fight against everything from infectious disease to bioterrorism to cigarette smoking. At month's end, Dr....
  • Florida Hospital celebrates grand opening of its new Graduate Building

    Florida Hospital celebrates grand opening of its new Graduate Building
    David Greenlaw stood in front of the building right in the shadow of Florida Hospital, and admitted that one thing had not worked out as he’d hoped. “We ordered a special day where the humidity would be low and the temperatures would go down...
  • Florida Hospital surgeon issues call to urgency on skin cancer

    Florida Hospital surgeon issues call to urgency on skin cancer
    There are environmental factors to consider, Rhonda Harmon noted, but also two simple explanations: people love spending time at the beach, and in our culture, some equate beauty with a really great tan. “Most people, I think it’s fair to...
  • Go to state parks for free on Literacy Day

    The Lake County Library System's Adult Literacy Program and the Florida Park Service will celebrate International Literacy Day on Monday. Visitors can get free admission to any state park system including Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441...
  • Women's health center marks 10 years

    South Lake Hospital's Centre for Women's Health will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in its imaging center, 1900 Don Wickham Drive in Clermont. The hospital was founded in 1947, and babies were...
  • Suit: Because of hospital mix-up, I had surgery for cancer I never had

    Suit: Because of hospital mix-up, I had surgery for cancer I never had
    A Winter Park woman filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking a judge to order Florida Hospital to surrender records documenting a lab mix-up that resulted in a false cancer diagnosis and the removal of a section of her rectum. In the suit, the woman is...
  • Jim Hinson: Physical therapist was health, wellness pioneer

    Jim Hinson: 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 was...
  • 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...