| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...