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  • Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas

    Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas
    Every year, Cindy Johnson trims a live oak tree with holiday tinsel and bows in memory of her 13-year-old son, who died on Christmas Day in 1996. The tree in Orlando's College Park neighborhood was just a sapling when she planted it a year after her son,...
  • Here are 15 people to watch in 2015

    Here are 15 people to watch in 2015
    After 10 years of compiling a list of the "Most Powerful People in Central Florida," I decided it was time for a change. Partly because the list didn't change much from year to year. Partly because some of the people on the list had power but didn't...
  • Mom admits abusing 2-month-old girl, blames sleepless nights, police allege

    Mom admits abusing 2-month-old girl, blames sleepless nights, police allege
    Meghan Lynn Shumway took her infant by ambulance early New Year's Day to Florida Hospital Kissimmee after the 2-month-old girl wouldn't stop crying, according to police. An emergency room doctor found the child had a broken left arm and older...
  • 01/05: People on move

    01/05: People on move
    Boards of directors The Florida Real Estate Commission elected Darla Furst, Florida Realtors, as chairperson and Dick Fryer, Florida Realtors, as vice chair. Quest Inc. elected the following officers: James Gallagher, Southern Wine & Spirits, chair;...
  • Hospitals see results in infection-control efforts

    Hospitals see results in infection-control efforts
    Local hospitals are making strides in reducing hospital-acquired infections, new data from the hospitals show. Reducing hospital-acquired infections is complex in a place where a lot of sick people are in close quarters. It takes education; changes in...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day. As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
  • Florida Hospital offers a sneak peek of its new tower for women

    Florida Hospital offers a sneak peek of its new tower for women
    The room is stylishly designed, with an emphasis on comfort. There’s a bed in the middle of the room, and a couch right near it.  But that’s not all. “There are shower chairs in all of the bathrooms,” said Pat Hensley....
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • Ian Supra remains resolute in cancer fight, relies on friends

    Ian Supra remains resolute in cancer fight, relies on 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...
  • Shepherd's Hope's clinics shift to electronic health records

     Shepherd's Hope's clinics shift to electronic health records
    Shepherd's Hope has gone digital. This week, new laptops equipped with software for electronic health records found their way into the organization's five free clinics in Central Florida, ending its 18-year tradition of keeping paper charts. The...
  • Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag

    Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag
    A week after Hien Tran died earlier this month following a mysterious crash, the Orlando woman's family received a recall notice from Honda to replace her 2001 Accord sedan's air bag, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Homicide...