| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Eight months after mold forced the Orlando Ballet from its longtime home, the dance company could be moving to new headquarters in a prime location, Orlando's Loch Haven Park.
Leaders of the city and the ballet have struck a deal that will let the dance...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:47 AM
About a month ago, I met a doctor in residency at Florida Hospital who hadn't heard of SunRail.
During our conversation, I also learned that he lived in downtown Orlando within a few blocks of a SunRail stop. This doctor-in-training, whose hospital has...
| 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 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
The University of Florida Lake County Extension needs volunteers for its Florida Master Money Mentor program, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching.
Volunteers will help families and individuals create and track family budgets and promote...
| 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 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A schoolhouse on the impoverished Island of Hispaniola now has a freestanding library and its students and faculty have some Lake County missionaries to thank for the coveted educational resource.
Nearly 30 members of Florida Hospital Waterman's mission...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:44 AM
In an effort to pick up more riders at the massive Orlando Health and Florida Hospital campuses, SunRail's last train during the evening peak hours will run 15 minutes later.
Starting Aug. 25, the northbound 7:22 p.m. train at Orlando Health will come...