| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:10 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
The University of Florida Lake County Extension needs volunteers for its Florida Master Money Mentor program, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching.
Volunteers will help families and individuals create and track family budgets and promote...
| 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 was...
| 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 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Attention SunRail riders: A tweak in the train's schedule will go into effect this evening.
Officials decided to move the hours of the last train during evening peak hours.
Starting this evening the northbound train will come by Orlando Health at 7:37...
| 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 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...