| Feb 15, 2015
| 9:47 AM
The Florida Department of Health is launching a new oral health screening project in 48 Head Start centers in 29 counties, including Orange and Osceola.
"Early dental care keeps children healthy, and this collaborative project helps to reach more...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:58 PM
More than $142 million in funding could be cut from Central Florida hospitals next year if the state and federal government don't agree to extend a program that pays for the care of low-income and uninsured patients.
Statewide, hospitals could lose $2.2...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:06 PM
A left ventricular assist device, a mechanical pump of sorts for a weak heart, was recently on display in a Florida Hospital conference room to be seen and touched by health professionals like emergency responders and emergency room personnel.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:10 PM
The City of Orlando filed plans Tuesday to buy hundreds of apartment units from Fannie Mae near the newly renovated Citrus Bowl.
The city proposes to pay $6.85 million for seven west Orlando apartment complexes and resell three complexes for $3.23...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:17 PM
A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo.
"We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is being played between the...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:15 AM
MOUNT DORA — De and Sue Miller are on a roller coaster, but they keep the faith.
De Miller, owner of Lazarus Filmworks out of Mount Dora, was getting ready to finish filming on "Grace of the Father" with a cast that includes Darren Dowler, lead...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:12 PM
Four large Central Florida entities have struck up a partnership to attract, grow and retain start-up companies that focus on life sciences.
Florida Hospital, Tavistock Group, University of Central Florida and the AHG Group introduced IQ Orlando this...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:57 AM
With education on their minds and an eye for detail, increased numbers of buyers from China have been purchasing in the Orlando market, developers say.
At Encore Club at Reunion, more than a third of the community's 124 sales during the past 10 months...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:43 PM
The family of a 26-year-old mentally retarded, schizophrenic woman today filed suit against the owner of Florida Hospital, accusing it of trying to cover up her sexual assault by another mental patient more than a year ago in their Orlando psychiatric...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014.
Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...