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  • Ebola in headlines, but flu is bigger worry

    Ebola in headlines, but flu is bigger worry
    Ebola has grabbed national headlines in recent weeks, but it's the time of year when people should be more worried about the flu. Though Ebola's risk to the general public is low, "we shouldn't forget that there are many viruses that cause illnesses...
  • Couple sentenced in crash that killed motorcyclist in 2013

    The Circle K guy helped uncover the truth. Statements from a convenience-store worker, along with diligent detective work, resulted in charges against a couple in a crash near a busy Volusia County intersection last year that killed a 20-year-old Deltona...
  • John Hanson: Former health administrator inspired others

     John Hanson: Former health administrator inspired others
    John Hanson quietly and effectively worked to improve quality and accountability in local health care, those who knew him said. Hanson, 75, of The Villages, died Sept. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease. "John was a futurist," said Becky...
  • Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?

    Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?
    Q: Is Central Florida prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak? A: Health officials say yes. The Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local hospitals to identify and test potential Ebola patients....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New SunRail schedule takes effect tonight

    New SunRail schedule takes effect tonight
    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...
  • 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...