| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:42 PM
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.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
With the economy getting stronger in the Orlando area, the region’s unemployment rate is falling and rents in downtown are starting to soar.
But even as more and more people find their job outlook getting brighter, both the city of Orlando and the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Word of mouth, Jodi Barry noted, works particularly well in an office environment, as coworkers relax over those coffee and lunch breaks, and hit on those hot button topics.
“Employees love to talk, and one of the things they talk about is how...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The Ivy, the new apartment complex that was built next to Florida Hospital, is starting to attract a growing number of renters, people who will be living in the area now known as Health Village.
“The Ivy is tracking well,” said Jody Barry,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:26 PM
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....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Their title is “navigator,” and they work at hospitals throughout the region, from Florida Hospital to South Lake Hospital to Orlando Health Heart Institute.
Their job, though, is not about providing new patients with directions to the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Q: Is Central Florida prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak?
A: Health officials say yes. The Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local hospitals to identify and test potential Ebola patients....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Florida Hospital recently committed $6 million toward providing homes for the homeless, some people may have wondered, "What does homelessness have to do with health care?"
Here is the not-so-simple answer — a lot. By giving the chronic...