| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:57 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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.
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:16 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:01 AM
The Lake County Library System's Adult Literacy Program and the Florida Park Service will celebrate International Literacy Day on Monday.
Visitors can get free admission to any state park system including Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:10 PM
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...
| 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...