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  • Orlando effort would replace ER visits with housing for homeless

    Orlando effort would replace ER visits with housing for homeless
    When outreach workers begin placing chronically homeless people in free apartments next year, it won't be hard to figure out who makes the list. The plan to bring enough permanent supportive housing to Orlando to cut the area's chronically homeless...
  • 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...
  • John Mica gives I-4, VA updates

    John Mica gives I-4, VA updates
    Homelessness, veterans' issues and politics will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, talks to Ybeth Bruzual on News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8...
  • Hospital pursues right cure for homelessness: Editorial

    Still revered by doctors, the Hippocratic Oath dates back to the fifth century B.C. Of its nearly 400 translated words, most people recognize only a paraphrased snippet: "Do no harm." There's also a line that reads, "Whatever houses I may visit, I...
  • Florida Hospital for Women completes major part of construction

    Florida Hospital for Women completes major part of construction
    Construction on Florida Hospital for Women on Rollins street has reached a milestone, reaching the highest point of the 12-story structure. The hospital celebrated the event by having staff and construction workers sign a 30-foot-pink support beam....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida Hospital surgeon issues call to urgency on skin cancer

    Florida Hospital surgeon issues call to urgency on skin cancer
    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...
  • Health Department chief to leave post for California

    Health Department chief to leave post for California
    Orange County is about to lose its top public health watchdog — a man who, for 10 years and 1.2 million residents, has led the front-lines fight against everything from infectious disease to bioterrorism to cigarette smoking. At month's end, Dr....
  • VA training center to rise in Lake Nona

    VA training center  to rise in Lake Nona
    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...