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  • UCF, you paid too much

    UCF, you paid too much
    University of Central Florida trustees decided on Thursday to spend $15.1 million on 25 acres -- just more than $600,000 an acre -- in Lake Nona's Medical City. By one longtime land developer and investor's estimate, that's 25-33 percent more than it...
  • Florida ranks in top 10 of states with high diabetes rates

    Florida ranks in top 10 of states with high diabetes rates
    One in 10 Floridians has diabetes, a "disturbing" trend revealed in the nation's fat report last week. Though Florida ranks as the 29th-most-obese state in the country, the Sunshine State is No. 10 for diabetes. It's a distinction that comes with a...
  • Competition fierce for hospitals

    Competition fierce for hospitals
    We are about to find out if Orlando can pull off what no other market in the United States has accomplished: three top-tier destination children's hospitals. Nemours Children's Hospital is just 18 months from opening its doors, the final stretch of a...
  • Seniors' sex lives are up — and so are STD rates

    Seniors' sex lives are up — and so are STD rates
    Across the nation, and especially in the Sunshine State, the free-love generation is continuing to enjoy an active — if not always healthy — sex life. At a stage in life when many would expect sexually transmitted diseases to be waning,...
  • Pat Williams: More about his blood disease

    Pat Williams: More about his blood disease
    A month ago, Pat Williams had never heard of multiple myeloma. Now he's intimately familiar with the blood disease. Diagnosed with the disease after a physical in January, the 70-year-old Orlando Magic executive is undergoing chemotherapy twice a week...
  • In late budget talks, Senate finds cash for Cannon’s projects

     
    While they haven’t yet finalized a state spending plan, House and Senate budget chiefs were able to find the money over the weekend to pay for at least two earmarks personally requested by House Speaker Dean Cannon. After holding back through...
  • Hysterectomy patients to sound off to doctors at free forum

     
    Women who’ve had hysterectomies often come away with mixed feelings about the decision, about their femininity and about their doctors. Now they will have a chance to share those feelings this Friday from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at a free live and...
  • Florida waiting patiently for biotech projects to ‘detonate’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Dr. Stephen Gardell looks over Orlando's slowly materializing $2 billion Medical City and says his team hasn't lost sight of the “grand plan”: a cluster of labs, hospitals and classrooms that will allow new technologies...
  • Orlando Regional and Miami-Dade HMO ready for contract war

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A Coral Gables-based HMO and a major Orlando hospital system are locked in a nasty contracting dispute that is about to land on the doorsteps of Central Florida residents. Simply...
  • Name change: Florida Hospital College now Adventist University

     
    Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences has a new name. Effective today, the school will be called Adventist University of Health Sciences, announced David Greenlaw, current and founding president of the college, which turns 20 in October. The name...
  • Pena adds endorsements in HD 49

     
    Marco Pena, the young Florida Hospital exec running in House District 49 in east Orange County, is working hard to earn the mantel of the Republican Establishment's candidate in the race. Today, he announced the endorsement of Orange County...