| 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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Clermont Police Department will participate in the 16th annual "Kicks 4 Guns" program throughout Central Florida from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday while supplies last at Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson, 2480 S. U.S. Highway 27.
Citizens can anonymously swap...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:59 AM
When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location.
But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:07 PM
When Sister Rosemary Mayer and Sister Rosemary Lorenzen met 27 years ago, they were fast friends.
At the time, Mayer was already living in Orlando. She worked in the finance department at the BETA Center and was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Kyle Cox has worn plenty of white medical coats the past few years. The one he put on Monday morning was the fashion statement of a lifetime.
"Lab coats, they're different," he said. "They're much less formal than this bad boy."
He gazed down at the...
| 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 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
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....
| 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...
| 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...